Professionals and propagandists

The media has undergone numerous changes throughout history, especially since the end of the 20th century. The development of technology is noticeable, and the speed with which we share the…


WAR, DIALOGUE AND THE YOUNGER GENERATION

WHAT SHAPES THE OPINION OF THOSE BORN AFTER 1999 When I was asked to write about how young people see the dialogue process between Kosovo and Serbia, I wasn’t expecting…


Are we equal, and why are we not? – the fate of the Serbs south of the Ibar

I remember April 19, 2013, well. We were traveling to Ohrid, to one of the seminars on monitoring the work of local self-government, and by the time we got there,…


Kosovo-Serbia Dialogue Needs a Booster Shot

10 years have passed since the launch of the EU facilitated Kosovo-Serbia dialogue. While relative progress has been made during this time in stabilizing the relationship between the two countries,…


THE ADVANCED CIVILIZATIONS OF KOSOVO AND SERBIA, EXPLAINED

In the grand scheme of things, the squabble over the north does not seem so big. When we look at the stars, we are not looking at them in their…


Broken promises and what is the Dialogue about

I will not negotiate with Serbia before they apologize. When there are negotiations, they will only be about the recognition. The negotiations will never be about internal issues. Albin Kurti…


A Life Reduced to Initials

Alone, and scared, she prayed that the agony of hits and pain would end, that everything would just stop and she would fall asleep. That every thought, glance, and feeling…


Kosovo women should demand their seat at the negotiation table

A growing body of evidence shows that when women participate in peace processes, parties are more likely to reach sustainable peace agreements that are more durable and better implemented.[1] In…


ON THE ROAD TO NOWHERE – A SOUNDTRACK FOR THE BRUSSELS DIALOGUE

I saw a movie titled “Oslo” the other day. The movie is of no artistic value, reeks with overacting and has obvious gaps in the script. Yet it occupied my…