Archive for February, 2011

Albania’s divisive political atmosphere – time for a change

Amidst the threat of further political fragmentation, Albania should launch an independent investigation into the deaths of four protesters and ensure that May’s local elections are both free and fair.

Kosovo – still a mess

With Kosovo still a mess, it remains to be seen whether the Quint will push Pristina to accept necessary compromises and whether EULEX will move to prevent a resumption of Pristina’s provocations on the ground.

Kosovo – još uvek u haosu

Dok je Kosovo još uvek u haosu, tek će se videti da li će Kvinta pritisnuti Prištinu na prihvatanje neophodnih kompromisa i da li će EULEX učiniti išta da spreči ponovne provokacije Prištine na terenu.

South Sudan – a new country, new beginning in Africa

South Sudan – a new country, new beginning in Africa

As the product of an agreement between the governments of north and south, it is highly unlikely that the subsequent referendum and secession of South Sudan will create a new precedent in international relations, nor negatively affect countries that have similar demands for border changes.

Južni Sudan – nova zemlja, novi početak u Africi

Južni Sudan – nova zemlja, novi početak u Africi

Kao proizvod sporazuma između vlada severa i juga, malo je vjerovatno da će referendum i otcjepljenje Južnog Sudana stvoriti novi presedan u međunarodnim odnosima, niti se negativno odraziti na zemlje koje imaju slične zahtjeve za promenom granica.

Kosovo – shoes, walls, land and tables

As part of ‘Mediation through Monasteries in Kosovo’, TransConflict is pleased to present a short film, entitled ‘Shoes, walls, land and tables’, which documents the visit by Reverend Donald Reeves to the Monasteries of Peć and Dečani in Kosovo.

Dodik’s next move – squeezing Brcko dry

Dodik’s next move – squeezing Brcko dry

With VAT the biggest single source of government revenue in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Indirect Taxation Authority (ITA) will be the next target of Milorad Dodik’s agenda to weaken state institutions.

Kosovo – a declaration of dependence?

Kosovo’s declaration of independence represents the failure of the international community to move beyond power politics, disguising Realpolitik with international law.

Kosovo – deklaracija o zavisnosti?

Kosovska Deklaracija nezavisnosti predstavlja neuspeh međunarodne zajednice da deluje izvan politike moći, pokušavajući da realpolitiku predstavi kao međunarodno pravo.