New photographs and stock shots explore EU enlargement in Western Balkans and Turkey
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 the EU’s official proposal to grant Serbia candidate status, enlargement is set to be an important topic this autumn.
Download the strategy report (12 October), all progress reports and related documents here.
Stock shots and photographs for seven candidate countries and potential candidates for EU accession are now available to illustrate journalists’ reports on the process of EU enlargement. These images and unedited footage have 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,