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Effects of the Technical Agreements: The Roma Perspective

Author: Avni Mustafa The Roma community is one of the most disadvantaged communities living in Kosovo. Among other problems they face is the lack of Kosovo civil...

Toxic load, safe transfer - The effects of implementing the Agreement on ADR certificates

Author: Lulzim Krasniqi The agreement on mutual recognition of the ADR Certificates (25 April 2016) between Kosovo and Serbia reached in Brussels with the facilit...

Hello, Kosovo?

Author: Gazmir Raci “Dear consumer, the old code +377 as of now is no longer functional. Please use the new country code +383”. ...

Division lines, and the connecting points in them (IBM)

Author: Kozeta Dervishi Within the technical dialogue facilitated by the European Union, in December 2011, Kosovo and Serbia reached the Agreement on Integrated B...

Kosovo Judiciary's Failure to Communicate to the Public

The people of Kosovo are being consistently denied proper access and information regarding the functioning of the judiciary. This article examines the ideals of transparency and openness in the Kosovo context and provi...

Women in Politics: Gender (In)Equality in politics and decision-making

With the aim of strengthening Kosovo's democracy, the latest article from Balkans Group "Women in Politics: Gender (In) Equality in Politics and Decision-making" reviews the unfavourable position of women in politics a...

Youth in Politics

In Kosovo, youth are considered a source of political force. They represent more than half of the population and make up an important part of the electorate. However, their inclusion in decision-making and policy-planning processes remains very li...

Kosovo's Long Delayed Path to Visa-Free Travel

After years of stalemate, Kosovo is making important steps toward a visa-free agreement with the EU. Domestically, the topic is a top priority, at policy level and for the citizens.

EU Enlargement strategy for the Western Balkans: Kosovo on the bench

The year 2018 will reveal a new agenda for the Western Balkans. The European Union plans to undertake three important activities in relation to the Western Balkans; new in the prospect and in the content. A Credible En...

Another 100 days of Ramush Haradinaj

Kosovo's Government accomplished the first 100 days on 19th of December - while for Ramush Haradinaj is the second mandate as Prime Minister.