Through blogs, we aim to engage the community of thinkers that can significantly contribute to political and social developments in Kosovo.
(Serbian below) – – – Albin Kurti’s distrust towards the Serb List (Srpska lista) is no secret, but neither is the latter’s firm hold over the Kosovo Serb community. Allegations of voter intimidation, threats, and actual exertion of physical violence over political rivals, even accusations of murdering Oliver Ivanovic, follow the Serb List since their […]
The United States presidential election has far reaching implications that extend beyond its borders. In regard to US foreign policy, the 2020 presidential election could either maintain the status quo, or change the currents. Even more specifically, concerning US-Balkans relations, the Trump administration has strayed away from Washington’s typical course of action, especially as it […]
After almost two years’ pause, the EU facilitated dialogue resumed on July 12 with a ‘telesummit’ for two delegations and EU dignitaries, followed by a physical discussion in Brussels on July 16 for Serbian President Vučić and Kosovo Prime Minister Hoti. The disruption of the joint US-EU policy on Kosovo over the last two years […]
Few new ideas are offered on how to overcome the current impasse. If there are any, they are advocated without much enthusiasm. One aspect of this collective resignation is that over the years a lot has been proposed only to be rejected; the other, that it is a complex issue asking for a “final comprehensive” […]
With fake news becoming easier to spread than verified information, we need to ask ourselves as journalists whether we will celebrate lies or facts. With the expansion of social media, humanity is confronted with its next challenge: access to credible and accurate data. In an era when receiving information relies on the reader’s activity and […]
To: Assembly of Kosovo, President of Kosovo, Prime-minister of Kosovo, Central Election Commission From: Democracy for Development Institute (D4D) ACTION The discussions among the representatives of political entities on electoral reform, initiated by the President of the Republic of Kosovo, should be a continuation of the electoral reform initiated in 2010 and should be based […]