Govt engages external experts to help prepare for dialogue with Serbia

The Balkans Policy Research Group (BPRG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Kosovo and the Embassy of Norway a week ago setting modalities for the engagement of external experts in the dialogue process with Serbia and other agendas related to the dialogue.  “The engaged experts provide expertise, professional and substantive support […]

Serbia-Kosovo dispute: Stalled talks set to resume in Brussels but what’s at stake?

The EU has announced that talks to ease tensions between Kosovo and Serbia will resume on Sunday. Kosovo’s prime minister, Avdullah Hoti, and the president of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić are set to travel to Brussels for a “high-level meeting of the EU-facilitated dialogue” on Sunday. Ahead of the meeting, French President Emmanuel Macron and German […]

Albin Kurti’s victory to work out an old agenda of Kosovo

NAIM RASHITI Executive Director, Senior Policy Analyst, Western Balkans and EU Balkans Policy Research Group Kosovo held new snap elections on 6 October this year. The record-high turnout brought change in the political landscape. Vetëvendosje Movement (LVV) of Albin Kurti won the elections with 29 out of 120 seats of the Kosovo parliament. Democratic League of […]

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 and governance of the country. The article identifies aspects which maintain the massive gap of gender inequality in Kosovo and provides concrete recommendations for […]