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EU in the World
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On 12 October, the European Commission will publish its annual enlargement strategy document and progress reports. These provide the definitive yearly assessment on the progress of EU enlargement. With Croatia set to sign the Accession Treaty in December, Montenegro's readiness to start accession negotiations under review, and a decision on Serbia’s candidate status expected soon, enlargement is set to be an important topic this autumn.


Download the report on 12 October here:


Stock shots for seven candidate countries and potential candidates for EU accession are now available for journalists’ reports on the process of EU enlargement. This unedited footage has been specifically tailored to complement stories on these topics, including:


Enlargement-specific themes – rule of law, corruption, border management

General presentations – capital cities, institutions, economic activity, etc.

Cultural and religious heritage – ancient ruins, religious sites, old town views,

Stock Shots

Seven 20’ stock shots bundles have been produced to aid journalists covering the issues mentioned above. All the footage is free of charge and free from copyright. Please see the links below each description to view and download the material.

N.B. The topics selected below are highlights only.



Kosovo under UN Security Council Resolution 1244 (potential candidate)

Continues to work towards targets in the European Partnership and there is a large EU presence stationed there helping to ensure stability:


Rule of Law – EULEX, the largest ever EU civilian mission, operates in Kosovo. It is composed of judges, prosecutors, customs officers and police. Footage includes images of EULEX offices and a joint exercise between EULEX officers and Kosovo police.

Border Management – Footage of the instalment of potentially Schengen-compatible equipment at Kosovo border crossings. Efficient border control is a key element of the visa-free dialogue between Kosovo and the EU.

Kosovo is also an area with a rich multicultural heritage:

Prizren – Images of the old town, with its unique mix of architectural styles, Christian and Islamic religious sites and historical monuments.




Stock shots available on the other countries:

-         Bosnia-Herzegovina

-         Croatia

-         former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)

-         Montenegro

-         Serbia

-    Turkey

*Under UNSCR 1244/1999

Original location: Kosovo
Country of origin: Kosovo

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