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The agreement that enabled regional cooperation

Author: Nikola Burazer, Executive Director, European Western Balkans Quick, name the most important agreement reached between Serbia and Kosovo. You are probably tempted to mention the Brussels Agreement, the Agreement o...

ENTRY-EXIT

Author: Agon Ramizi  I. The largest music festival in the Balkans and one of the largest in Europe, Exit, is organized annually at Petrovaradin Fortress in Novi Sad, Serbia. Last year, the festiva...

The forgotten Agreement on Customs Stamps

Author: Shpresa Belegu The Kosovo-Serbia technical dialogue, facilitated by the EU, started in Brussels in March 2011. One of the first topics raised in this proc...

Policing in North Kosovo after Brussels Agreement

Author: Bojan Elek, Researcher at Belgrade Centre for Security Policy Six years have passed since the start of the implementation of the agreement on the integration of Serbian police structures in North Kosovo into the...

Personal opinion on the Brussels Justice Agreement

Author: Jelena Krivokapic, a judge in the Supreme Court of Kosovo Prior to the Brussels Justice Agreement there were two judicial systems operating at the same time in the territory of Kosovo, one of the Serbian courts s...

My Parents, Participants in a Seminar

Before the Brussels Agreements, Kosovo and Serbia were hermetically closed, two different systems of government, resembling totalitarian states with walls between them. Today, there is invisible, but important communication....

“Energy is like glue, not explosive”

Confidence in the dialogue, which was initiated with the Brussels Agreement in 2013, and led under the auspices of the EU, has been lost due to internal political constraints and the needs of the two sides, but also due to inertia and the disengag...

Kosovo 2019: Avoiding a Post-Electoral Crisis - A Roadmap from Certification to Inauguration

The latest Balkans Group article “Kosovo 2019: Avoiding a Post-Election Crisis - A Roadmap from Certification to Inauguration”, outlines the procedure and legal steps from the certification of the results to the vote of the govern...

My Impressions on the Integration of the Judiciary in Mitrovica

Author: Nataša Radović, Prosecutor I am a Prosecutor at the Basic Court of Mitrovica. I live in North Mitrovica together with my family. Since 1994, I have worked for the Serbian judiciary as a trainee, then an expert as...

Brussels Agreements: The Impact on Our Daily Lives

Author: Jovana Radosavljevic The agreements resulting from the Brussels Dialogue managed to positively affect the lives of people in Kosovo, despite the fact that...