International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan studies, based in Ljubljana, Slovenia, is publisher of the biannual international scientific journal European Perspectives since 2018.

IFIMES gathers and selects various information and sources on key conflict areas in the world. The area of research and work of IFIMES Institute is the Middle East (MENA-Middle East and North Africa) and the Balkans (South-Eastern Europe), where relations among different entities are additionally puzzled by the religious, ethnic, national and racial grounds. The Institute analyses mutual relations among parties with an aim to promote the importance of reconciliation, early prevention/preventive diplomacy and disarmament/ confidence building measures in the regional or global conflict resolution of the existing conflicts and the role of preventive actions against new global disputes.

IFIMES has Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC/UN since 2018. More information about the publisher on the webpage