Tag Archives: Joanna Hanson

Jul 7 2015

The Association of Serbian Municipalities: “The Sum of all Fears”

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Serbs in the North of Kosovo, whose status was at the centre of the 2013 Brussels Agreement, were not a part to the negotiations. Today, their still unclear position is causing “uncertainty, dissatisfaction, distrust and fear” among the community. A … Continue reading

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Feb 6 2015

The Brussels Agreement “generated by conversations, not by relentless pressure”

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The leaders of Kosovo and Serbia are due to meet in Brussels next week to resume the dialogue which produced an agreement on normalising relations in 2013. Sir Robert Cooper, one of the lead EU negotiators in the process, talks … Continue reading

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Dec 16 2014

Does civil society in Albania have an answer to the country’s many problems?

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On 4-5/12/14 a group of civil society activists from Albania – journalists, academics and international stakeholders – met in Munich at a workshop organised by the Sudosteuropa-Gesellschaft. They held a dialogue on Albania and its future, looking for answers to the … Continue reading

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Jun 10 2014

Kosovo elections: what we know so far

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On Sunday, 8 June 2014 Kosovo went to the polls to elect a new government. Good news: the Serbian community has participated in a much higher number, and the elections were praised as relatively free and fair by local and international … Continue reading

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Apr 29 2014

Macedonian elections – is a crisis going to follow? Reactions from our experts

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On Sunday 27 April, Macedonia held parallel parliamentary and early general elections. Voters overwhelmingly chose for the ruling centre-right VMRO DPMNE, thus comfortably securing another term in office for President Gjorgje Ivanov. Unfair access to media coverage and state funding are … Continue reading

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