WEEKEND READ: Hiking 120 Miles Through ALB, KOS, and MNEAlamy Stock Photo/ Evening Standard

WEEKEND READ: Hiking 120 Miles Through ALB, KOS, and MNE

“I’m hiking along the Ropojana Valley, in Prokletije — the so-called “Accursed Mountains”, which make up the rugged borderlands of Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo. It’s an evocative name but one that fails to do the area justice, since it’s a spectacularly beautiful place — jagged limestone peaks, rolling green […]

World Bank Report on Doing Business in 2018- Where are the Balkans?

The World Bank has released their 2018 report on doing business. Here’s where the Balkan countries rank for ease of business: Bosnia and Herzegovina – 86th Croatia – 51st Kosovo – 40th Macedonia – 11th Montenegro – 42nd Serbia – 43rd Slovenia – 37th The full report is […]

Amb. Delawie on Kosovo RecognitionTwitter

Amb. Delawie on Kosovo Recognition

“‘The US support for Kosovo is steadfast and unchanging. The fact of the independence of Kosovo is irreversible. We urge countries that have not yet formally recognized this fact, do such a thing and in doing so, affect the guarantee of peace and stability in the Balkans and help […]

Thaci – KSF to Army Will Benefit RegionGovernment of Kosovo

Thaci – KSF to Army Will Benefit Region

“The President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, participated today in the open debate with civil society on the topic ‘The stance of the Serb community on the change of the mandate of the Kosovo Security Force,’ organized by the Kosovar Center for Security Studies (KCSS) and the Security Policy […]

What Did Suriname Just Do To Kosovo?

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has produced a letter that the South American country of Suriname has revoked its recognition of Kosovo. The Kosovo Ministry of Foreign says it has received no such note. Halil Toshi, an adviser to Prime Minister Ramsuh Haradinaj has said, ‘In international law it […]

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?Photo: Ekonomia Online

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?

“‘America supports an independent republic of Kosovo. He (Yee) told me, ‘you cannot encroach on the territorial integrity of Kosovo.’ I replied, ‘and you encroach on touch the territorial integrity of Serbia nine years ago’. I told him that to his face,” Vucic said, referring to the unilateral […]

Serbian Dialoge on Kosovo LaunchedPhoto: Boris Dimitrov

Serbian Dialoge on Kosovo Launched

“The ‘Internal Dialogue on Kosovo‘, initiated by President Aleksandar Vucic, has started with a meeting of a working group set up to support the process. It is tasked with hearing “opinions on KiM (Kosovo and Metohija),” Tanjug reported on Monday. As the working group’s chair Marko Djuric said […]

World Bank Raises Kosovo’s GDP Growth Forecast in 2017http://newsfirst.lk/

World Bank Raises Kosovo’s GDP Growth Forecast in 2017

“The World Bank said on Thursday it has raised its forecast for Kosovo`s economic growth in 2017 to 4.1% from 3.9% projected in June. “Growth – projected at percent in 2017 and 4.2 in 2018 – will be driven by growing consumption, and public investment,” the World Bank […]

Amb. Delawie Speaks at Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference in KosovoUS Embassy Kosovo

Amb. Delawie Speaks at Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference in Kosovo

“I am extremely proud that the U.S. Embassy has strongly supported this week since its inception eight years ago, and each year that I’ve spoken I have had the pleasure of highlighting the significant progress that Kosovo has made on crime victims’ rights.  As always, there is more […]