Policy Articles and Op-eds

Southeast Europe Covid-19 Bulletin No 4: Pandemic Politics

In this 4th and final Bulletin before the summer, we focus on the latest developments with regard to the Covid-19 pandemic in the region, and the impact it has...

Southeast Europe – COVID-19 Bulletin No 3 – International chessboard

Back to normal? In this third bulletin, we provide an update on the latest developments on the rates of infection and mortality arising out of the pandemic in the...

Southeast Europe – COVID-19 Bulletin No 2 – Exit Strategies and Economic Recovery

Ready to end the lockdown? In this second CEPS COVID-19 bulletin, we review the latest data on the Covid–19 pandemic in the Western Balkans and Turkey, the general easing...

Southeast Europe – COVID-19 Bulletin No. 1 – Domestic Medical Situation and Social Responses

While the European Union has become the epicentre of the global Covid-19 crisis, the countries of the Western Balkans – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and...

Kosovo: Crisis Uninterrupted

Kosovo’s government of hope fell apart in the middle of the Covid-19 crisis. Elections or an LDK-led government will not resolve Kosovo’s growing challenges. The crisis will continue for...

Albin Kurti’s Victory to work out an Old Agenda of Kosovo

If succeeds to negotiate a coalition, Albin Kurti will govern Kosovo with needs to resolve an old and complex agenda. Kurti won the polls out of massive depression with...

The agreement that enabled regional cooperation

Quick, name the most important agreement reached between Serbia and Kosovo. You are probably tempted to mention the Brussels Agreement, the Agreement on the Association/Community of Serb majority municipalities...

ENTRY-EXIT

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...