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The 7th meeting of the EU-Serbia Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) that took place in Belgrade on 23 October gave an opportunity to CSOs from both sides to examine the state of play of Serbia’s accession process. Although welcoming positive economic developments in Serbia, the JCC expressed in the joint declaration its concern about “the lack of progress in the area of freedom of expression” and encouraged the Serbian authorities to “redouble their efforts to ensure respect for the rule of law, fundamental rights, judicial reform, the fight against corruption and freedom of the press”. Read more here.

Source: EESC


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