• Statement for kosovakosovo.com

    Javier Solana | 30 - Mar - 2005

    All initiatives, like those started by the agencies BETA from Belgrade and the KosovaLive from Pristina, are undoubtedly contributing to dialogue and understanding among people in Kosovo and Serbia. Such ventures are not only welcome, but also needed badly. This is why the European Union believes that such initiatives are opening very important possibilities, for […]

  • Kosovo Must Not Be Europe ‘s Black Hole

    Erhard Busek | 18 - Jan - 2005

    This forum symbolizes in the clearest way what the relations between the Albanian and the Serb community should be – they should be talking to each other. Clear and open dialogue is required to address the common problems on the table and it appears that this is the aim of this forum. It is my […]

  • Pluralistic, unbiased information is key to the public debate on Kosovo

    Søren Jessen Petersen | 24 - Mar - 2005

    I was in Kamenicë/Kamenica in Gjilan/Gnjilane region recently where I was treated to a delightful cultural performance by groups of Kosovo Albanian, Kosovo Serb and Roma children. I also visited a brick factory where the workforce is 50% Kosovo Albanian and 50% Kosovo Serb. The children go to school together, the employees at the factory […]

  • Statement for kosovakosovo.com

    François Stamm | 20 - Jun - 2005

    The unresolved fate of the missing and the suffering of their families is one of the most pernicious long-term consequences of the conflict in Kosovo. According to information provided by the families to the ICRC, more than 2,600 persons on both sides remain unaccounted for in relation with the events in Kosovo between January 1998 […]

  • People Displaced from Kosovo Must Be Offered a Choice

    Gottfried Koefner | 04 - Aug - 2005

    In 2005 the massive displacement of various communities from Kosovo still remains an unresolved problem. This continued human suffering requires the full attention of the local governmental authorities, but also the continued commitment of the international community. The Working Group on Returns was established under the auspices the Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) […]

The unresolved fate of the missing and the suffering of their families is one of the most pernicious long-term consequences of the conflict in Kosovo. According to information provided by the families to the ICRC, more than 2,600 persons on both sides remain unaccounted for in relation with the events in Kosovo between January 1998 and December 2000.

— François Stamm

Statements

Statement for kosovakosovo.com

Javier Solana | 30 - Mar - 2005

All initiatives, like those started by the agencies BETA from Belgrade and the KosovaLive from Pristina, are undoubtedly contributing to...

Kosovo Must Not Be Europe ‘s Black Hole

Erhard Busek | 18 - Jan - 2005

This forum symbolizes in the clearest way what the relations between the Albanian and the Serb community should be –...

Pluralistic, unbiased information is key to the public debat...

Søren Jessen Petersen | 24 - Mar - 2005

I was in Kamenicë/Kamenica in Gjilan/Gnjilane region recently where I was treated to a delightful cultural performance by groups of...

Statement for kosovakosovo.com

François Stamm | 20 - Jun - 2005

The unresolved fate of the missing and the suffering of their families is one of the most pernicious long-term consequences...

People Displaced from Kosovo Must Be Offered a Choice

Gottfried Koefner | 04 - Aug - 2005

In 2005 the massive displacement of various communities from Kosovo still remains an unresolved problem. This continued human suffering requires...

Politicizing the Fate of Missing Persons Is Itself a Crime

Verica Tomanovic | 15 - Jun - 2005

There has been a great deal of discussion of missing and abducted persons with the Serbian authorities, those of Serbia-Montenegro,...

Missing persons – Kosovo’s open wound

Nysrete Kumnova | 23 - Jun - 2005

Six years after the war, the unresolved fate of missing persons continues to be the biggest wound for all surviving...

Problems of people who stopped receiving pensions and of red...

Slobodan Lalovic | 28 - Jul - 2005

There are many pensioners in Kosovo and Metohija who have not received any pensions since 1999, and this is no...

Issue of Kosovar Pension and Invalid Fund misappropriated by...

Ibrahim Selmanaj | 28 - Jul - 2005

Since the war, Kosovo – unlike other republics in the former Yugoslavia – has not continued with the previous Pension...

Political position of Roma in Kosovo

Luan Koka | 18 - Aug - 2005

The Roma are definitely the biggest collateral damage of the conflict in Kosovo and Metohija. Their present position and the...

Position of Romas in Kosovo needs to be improved

Kujtim Paçaku | 18 - Aug - 2005

Unfortunately Romas in Kosovo and elsewhere have been facing the same problems for a long time, which are negatively reflected...

Handball clubs from Kosovo prematurely admitted into EHF

Bozidar Djurkovic | 24 - Aug - 2005

Politics can have a great influence in sports, although it is inappropriate and undesirable. This was recently proven once more,...

Kosovo’s sport can only breathe as much as politics allows...

Belul Beqaj | 24 - Aug - 2005

In many countries of the world, politics is in service of sport, whereas it is the opposite in Kosovo’s case....

To Whom Does Kosovo Belong?

Dusan T. Batakovic | 01 - Sep - 2005

A low level of political culture was and remains the main characteristic of the political tradition existing among the two...

Kosovo and the historical right in the light of medieval sou...

Selim Daci | 01 - Sep - 2005

The issue of shedding light on Kosovo’s history over centuries, which is one of the most attractive scientific problems in...

Ahead of Kosovo Status Negotiations: Independent Kosovo 2006...

Slobodan Antonic | 06 - Oct - 2005

Serbia is entering the negotiations on Kosovo like a convict awaiting the execution of a serious and, in his opinion,...

The imposed unity

Shkelzen Maliqi | 06 - Oct - 2005

In what degree is Kosovo prepared for status talks? Internal analyses are mainly pessimistic, emphasizing the lack of unity, experience...

More than Autonomy, Less than Independence – A Fair Of...

Sanda Raskovic-Ivic | 15 - Oct - 2005

The announcement of the start of negotiations on the final status of Kosovo is reminiscent of some kind of postwar...

Why Kosova needs independence?

Veton Surroi | 15 - Oct - 2005

1. Independence of Kosovo is not a matter of flag, anthem or emblem. It is not a matter of the...

Kosovo is the only region in Europe where international stan...

Jelena Markovic | 09 - Nov - 2005

In reality, the situation in Kosovo is such that Serbia-Montenegro is not in a position to exercise any of the...

Situation of human rights and of minorities

Nazmi Fejza | 09 - Nov - 2005

The determination of Kosovo citizens for a democratic, functional and progressive state for all citizens, irrespective of ethnicity or religion...

Negotiations on Kosovo’s Future – A New Security...

Zoran Dragisic | 02 - Dec - 2005

The question of Kosovo’s final status is most of all a question of security. Of course, the roots of the...

Current security situation in Kosovo

Ramadan Qehaja | 02 - Dec - 2005

It is a bit difficult to make a genuine analysis of the current security situation in Kosovo due to the...

Debts for Serbia – property for Kosovo

Ljubodrag Savic | 04 - Jan - 2006

Serbia is once again faced with a historic decision, for who-knows-what time in its two centuries of statehood. This time,...

Who owes whom?

Nuri Bashota | 04 - Jan - 2006

There are only few countries in the world rich with human and natural resources, such as Kosovo, which now after...

What can International law do to Help Resolve the Kosovo Iss...

Vojin Dimitrijevic | 11 - Jan - 2006

First, a word of caution: the matter of Kosovo will not be decided in court, but by bodies that are...

To what extent can international law have an impact on the r...

Enver Hasani | 11 - Jan - 2006

In international law, as opposed to internal law an initial, basic and essential norm does not exist (Hans Kelsen) or...

Combating Hate Speech and Supporting Tolerance

Bojan Toncic | 17 - Jan - 2006

Serbia’s print media and broadcasters, aside from a few exceptions often perceived as disturbing by the public, are continuously spreading...

Let us not lie to one another!

Bahri Cani | 17 - Jan - 2006

For the past two decades, every year has been labeled as historic. This one will be, too. Still, 2006 has...