, "EU Enlargement in the Western Balkans: Strategies of Borrowing and Inventing," Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans Online, Vol.
Given the perceived success of Eastern enlargement, the EU's pre-accession strategy for the current candidate countries in the Western Balkans closely follows the CEE trajectory combining financial and technical assistance with trade concessions in the shadow of (positive) membership conditionality (Friis/Murphy 2000; Magen 2006: 513-516; Elbasani 2013a).
The lack of financial and human resources on the one hand, and corruption and clientelism on the other, have undermined the effectiveness of the EU-induced formal institutional changes often resulting in a mere patching-up or layering of EU conform institutions (Pickering 2011; Bieber 2011; Elbasani 2013a).
Fifth on his debut at Gowran Park, Belisarius then flattered to deceive when odds-on and runner-up in a couple of Navan maidens in October, beaten a length by Elbasani
before going down narrowly to Evason.
2013), "When Europeanization Hits Limited Statehood: The Western Balkans as a Test Case for the Transformative Power of Europe," in Arolda Elbasani
NK Gorica (Slovenia), Apollon Limassol (Cyprus), NK Siroki Brijeg (Bosnia Herzigovena), FHK Liepajas Metalurgs (Latvia), MyPa 47 (Finland), FC Sherriff (Moldova), FC Sioni Bolnisi (Georgia), Ekranas (Lithuania), Hafnarfjordur (Iceland), Rabotnicki (Macedonia), Cork City (Ireland), Shakhtyor Soligorsk (Belarus), FC Pyunik (Armenia), Birkikara (Malta), Elbasani
(Albania), TVMK Tallinn (Estonia), Linfield (Northern Ireland), Total NetworkSolid tions (Wales), F91 Dudelange (Luxembourg), FK Baku (Azer-baijan), B36 Torshavn (Faroes), FK Aktobe (Kazakhstan).
3) Arolda Elbasani
, "EU Enlargement and State Institutions after Communism--Reforming Public Administration in Albania ", L'Europe en Formation: Revue d'etudes sur la construction europeenne et le federalisme / Journal of Studies on European Integration and Federalism 349-350 (2008): 125.
The 22 first-round sides, in coefficient order, are: NK Gorica (Slovakia), Apollon Limassol (Cyprus), NK Siroki Brijeg (Bosnia- Herz), FHK LeipajasMetalurgs (Latvia), MYPA 47 (Finland), FC Sheriff (Moldova), Sioni Bolnisi (Georgia), FK Ekranas (Lithuania), Hafnarfjordur (Iceland), FK Rabotnicki (Macedonia), Cork City (Ire), Shakhtyor Soligorsk (Belarus), FC Pyuinik (Armenia), Birkarkara (Malta), KS Elbasani
(Albania), FC Tallinn (Estonia), Linfield (N Ire), TNS (Wales), F91 Dudelange (Lux), FK Baku (Azerbaijan), Torshavn (Faroe Islands), FK Aktobe (Kazakhstan).
But two weeks ago the ref and linesmen at Partizani's home match with Elbasani
were beaten up by away fans.