An Ahtisaari ‘Plus’ Paradigm for the northern Kosovo: a Unified or a Divisive Approach for Ethnic Communities in Kosovo?

An Ahtisaari ‘Plus’ Paradigm for the northern Kosovo: a Unified or a Divisive Approach for Ethnic Communities in Kosovo?

The events that followed the Kosovo‟s government- owned police action intended to reassert control over the border crossings in the northern Kosovo dominated by ethnic Serbs generated a complex situation, both domestically and internationally. A very common tendency – as anticipated by several rational observers […]

October 12, 2011 GLPS
A Comprehensive Agenda for the North: The New European Approach

A Comprehensive Agenda for the North: The New European Approach

Being conscious of the latest complex and challenging situation in the northern Kosovo, the European Commission has officially requested in its Enlargement Strategy 2011-2012 that Kosovo adopt ‘a comprehensive agenda for the north’. As it stands, in its part, the European Commission gave no further explanation […]

October 11, 2011 GLPS
For a Semi-Presidential Regime: Where is the New-Born Republic Heading?

For a Semi-Presidential Regime: Where is the New-Born Republic Heading?

As a state established under certain international supervisory conditions, Kosovo drafted its first state constitution in a process both straightforward and opaque. The parliamentarian political parties managed and owned the constitutional drafting process,starting immediately after the revelation of the Ahtisaari Settlement Proposal. This control kept this process essentially […]

October 1, 2011 GLPS and FES
Customs Agreement between Kosovo and Serbia: Challenges and Prospects

Customs Agreement between Kosovo and Serbia: Challenges and Prospects

Dialogu në mes Kosovës dhe Serbisë e pason Opinionin Këshillëdhënës të Gjykatës Ndërkombëtare të Drejtësisë (GjND), dhe buron konkretisht nga Rezoluta 64/298 e Asamblesë së Përgjithshme të Kombeve të Bashkuara. Rezoluta në fjalë e mirëpret Opinionin e GjND-së për Ligjshmërinë e Pavarësisë së Kosovës, dhe […]

September 7, 2011 GLPS