Tag: Current Affairs

New Methodology for Running EU Accession Negotiations

EU Integration

Dr. VLADIMIR MEDJAK European Union failed to decide to open accession negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania in October 2019,...

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Albania-Kosovo: How to Build a Strategic Agenda

Featured, Foreign Policy

It is time that Albania and Kosovo established a normal and indeed strategic agenda. But for this, it is first of all necessary for the...

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Albania’s OSCE Chairmanship Dilemma: Provide or Seek Democratic Assistance?

Featured, Foreign Policy

Prime Minister Rama will struggle handling OSCE’s problems while deeply sank into domestic political disarray. ...

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Balkan Mini-Schengen: A Well Thought Regional Initiative or a Political Stunt?

Foreign Policy

While the European Union and the US have welcomed this initiative, in the region itself such idea has from the beginning deeply divided the...

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Kosovo Elections and the Future of the Region: Decriminalization of the Balkans – Condition of all Conditions

Featured, Foreign Policy

Any discussion about Serbia-Kosovo relations has to take into account the international context and interests of some global players that...

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Albin Kurti’s Victory to work out an Old Agenda of Kosovo

Democracy

If succeeds to negotiate a coalition, Albin Kurti will govern Kosovo with needs to resolve an old and complex agenda. Kurti won the polls...

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A Little Balkans Schengen Area?

Foreign Policy

Franz-Lothar Altmann Improved cooperation in the Balkans is an ever repeated demand voiced from outside, the EU in particular, but also...

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Greek Policy in the Balkans: Old Fashion Politics or New Momentum?

Foreign Policy

Greece went to the polls on July 7. After almost four years of a SYRIZA-led government, Greek people voted resoundingly for a transfer of...

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Kosovo – Albania Relations: Special, Natural and Troubled

Economics, Uncategorized

ALFONC RAKAJ At first glance, bilateral relations between Kosovo and Albania resemble a swiss watch that fails to fulfill its most basic...

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EU Parliament Elections: A Designated Storm that Wasn’t and the Missing Relief

EU Integration

ALBA ÇELA Last month together with some colleagues from civil society organizations from Serbia and North Macedonia we kicked of a...

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