The new watchword being touted in the dialogue is ‘compromise’, but after years of imbalance and concessions it is one Kosovo would be well advised to resist.
EU Special Representative for the dialogue Miroslav Lajcak has expressed his support for Vetevendosje’s governing priorities and stated that the dialogue would continue following meetings with Vjosa Osmani and Albin Kurti.
Overshadowed and lacking an obvious purpose, the Brussels based dialogue resumed in 2020 in the interest of the EU, Serbia... everyone except Kosovo.
Twenty years after a key UN resolution called for women to take up keep roles in peace building processes, women remain shut out of Kosovo’s all-male team handling the dialogue with Serbia.
A BIRN investigation has discovered that Kosovo’s ministries have paid out at least 2.5 million euros in salaries to former members of the Serbian Civil Protection Corps that are not showing up for work.