UDC 327(497)
Biblid: 1451-3188, 12 (2013)
Vol. 13, No 45-46, pp. 302-312

Оriginal article
Received: 01 Jan 1970
Accepted: 01 Jan 1970


Đukanović Dragan (Виши научни сарадник, Институт за међународну политику и привреду, Београд), dragandjuk@yahoo.com

In this article author analyze the new initiative for multilateral cooperation in the region of Western Balkans called Western Balkans Six (G 6). This form of cooperation will include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Serbia and Kosovo. The main aims of this form of cooperation are strengthening of the regional cooperation, stability, economic development and using of all potential of current regional initiatives – the Regional Cooperation Council and the South Eastern European Cooperation Process. Establishing of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Western Balkans and Regional centre for the fight against corruption and organized crime will be new forms of cooperation in the region of the Western Balkans. The author concludes that the region of Western Balkans is ready for new forms of cooperation similar to the Nordic, Benelux and Baltic intergovernmental forums of cooperation.

Keywords: Western Balkans, regional cooperation, Western Balkans Six, G 6, multilateral relations, the Regional Cooperation Council, the South Eastern European Cooperation Process