Examining the Agreement on the Path to Normalization between Kosovo and Serbia, this opinion article delves into the challenges of implementation, potential benefits, and the significance for regional cooperation in the Western Balkans.
On the International Fact-Checking Day, the executive director of Internews Kosova and founder of KALLXO.com, Faik Ispahiu, in this editorial brings his thoughts on the challenges, dilemmas and success of the organization in fighting disinformation and fake news.
This Saturday, I will convene a high-level meeting of the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue. This time is different from previous meetings. Not just because I will meet President of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić and Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti in the region, in Ohrid, North Macedonia, instead of in the familiar halls of the European External Action Service in Brussels. But also, because we will focus our discussion on the Implementation Annex of the recent EU Agreement that will result in far-reaching normalisation of relations between Kosovo and Serbia. Both together will, in essence, result in normalisation of life of people in the region and open Kosovo’s and Serbia’s respective path towards joining the EU.
An important meeting between Kosovo and Serbian leaders is expected to take place in Brussels on Monday, and parties are expected to sign a normalization of relations agreement. We bring the opinion of Daniel Serwer on the issue, including the way in which the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities should be accepted and the outcomes that may result from Monday’s meeting.
It’s been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine, bringing back the feelings of war to the old continent. The last time Europe saw war was two decades ago, when Kosovo was the last domino in the chain of Yugoslavia’s fall. The two countries share solidarity and have more in common than people realize.