The EU published its annual report on Kosovo on Wednesday, hailing improvements in the country's rule of law reform, but condemning several policies enacted by the Kosovo Government as undermining Kosovo’s progress in relation to the EU.
A number of articles supported by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network were awarded for covering human rights issues in Kosovo, focusing on the field children’s rights.
The EU should not push Kosovo towards an uncertain future, but apply the fundamental principle of negotiation between two states, for Kosovo and Serbia to overcome their painful past.
The proposal to ‘correct borders’ is a smoke screen. Such a scenario won’t play well for President Thaci or President Vucic - they’d both lose the power they have over Kosovo.
The Presevo valley and north Kosovo are not monoethnic spaces. Eventual territorial swaps would lead to an inevitable dislocation of populations.