Kosovo

Special Chambers Judge to Visit KosovoPhoto: Justice Hub

Special Chambers Judge to Visit Kosovo

“As part of her first visit to Kosovo as President of the Specialist Chambers, Judge Ekaterina Trendafilova, together with the Registrar of the Specialist Chambers, Fidelma Donlon, will meet representatives of civil society in Kosovo. “During the visit, President Trendafilova will also hold bilateral meetings with government officials […]

Thaci Talks Neighborly Relations in CanadaPhoto: European Western Balkans

Thaci Talks Neighborly Relations in Canada

“President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci said that Kosovo has made progress in every field, including economic and that its future is in the EU and NATO, as an example of promoting peace and stability in the region. In his speech to the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the […]

Day 2: Congressman Engel in Kosovo –  MCC Threshold Conference, Meets Hardinaj, Takes Jab at SerbiaPhoto: Facebook

Day 2: Congressman Engel in Kosovo – MCC Threshold Conference, Meets Hardinaj, Takes Jab at Serbia

U.S. House of Representatives Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY)  and Millennium Corporation Challenge (MCC) acting CEO Jonathon Nash were present in Kosovo for the Launching Conference for Millennium Foundation Kosovo. Engel is the ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Co-chair of the Albanian Caucus. “The program was signed in September, […]

Day 1: Congressman Eliot Engel Takes in Heated Local Second Round Election. Results are…Photo: Twitter

Day 1: Congressman Eliot Engel Takes in Heated Local Second Round Election. Results are…

House of Representatives Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) was in Kosovo to take in the elections on Sunday with Ambassador Greg Delawie.  Engel, Co-chair of the Albanian Caucus and the ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, met with volunteers of the Central Election Committee and the Kosovo Democratic Institute ahead […]

Dodik Dreams of Referendum, Likens RS to KosovoPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Dodik Dreams of Referendum, Likens RS to Kosovo

Republika Srpska (RS) Leader Milorad Dodik has told Deutsche Welle in an interview that he dreams of a referendum in the Serb entity of BiH, but for now, “the referendum is not on the agenda.” He went on to explain that the written Dayton Accords fall in line with […]

Thaci Meets Stoltenberg – NATO Role in Region IrreplaceablePhoto: Government of Kosovo

Thaci Meets Stoltenberg – NATO Role in Region Irreplaceable

“Kosovo President Hashim Thaci during a visit to Canada met NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg. Thaci and Stoltenberg discussed the security situation in the region. The President of the Republic of Kosovo informed Stoltenberg on the campaign of the Kosovo institutions aimed at involvement of the non-majority community in […]

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BBC’s Take on Mladic Sentencing;  Stars and Stripes – “Separatist Time Bomb”; US Deputy Amb. Meets With Parliament; BiH Emb in DC Hosts Future American Diplomats to BiH; German Eurobikers to Donate Medical EquipmentEmbassy of Bosnia Facebook

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BBC’s Take on Mladic Sentencing; Stars and Stripes – “Separatist Time Bomb”; US Deputy Amb. Meets With Parliament; BiH Emb in DC Hosts Future American Diplomats to BiH; German Eurobikers to Donate Medical Equipment

“As the trial of General Ratko Mladic, overall commander of Bosnian Serb forces during the war of 1992-1995 comes to a close, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will effectively shut up shop. But questions will remain about the fate of hundreds of others accused of […]

Haradinaj – We Deserve to be in NATO; Veseli – We Expect ArmyPhoto: Kosova Press

Haradinaj – We Deserve to be in NATO; Veseli – We Expect Army

“Senior officials in Kosovo say that the army of this country will soon be set up in tight partnership with the NATO. In the regional security conference dubbed ‘NATO and Western Balkans-Regional dynamics in the era of global security challenges,’ heads of the institutions of Kosovo raised the […]

Kosovo Drafts Terrorism Strategy ProposalPhoto: Suhejlo

Kosovo Drafts Terrorism Strategy Proposal

Kosovo’s government has published the draft of the National Strategy Against Terrorism and Action Plan 2018-20122 on November 10, 2017. The draft relies on the Kosovo Security Forces to combat terrorism. “The Ministry of the Kosovo Security Forces….actively participates in the defense and response to possible terrorist attacks.” “Around […]