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Integration or isolation? Northern Kosovo in 2014 electoral limbo

Integration or isolation? Northern Kosovo in 2014 electoral limbo | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
With elections in Serbia slated for 16 March, for the EU parliament in May and Kosovo in autumn, northern Kosovo will be left in a dangerous limbo, without clarity about which laws apply and with the danger that the progress made in normalising...
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Unfree and unfair in northern Kosovo

Unfree and unfair in northern Kosovo | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
The municipal elections in Kosovo on were not really local, and come down to two very different stories depending on whether one looks at the Serb-held northern region or the rest of the country.
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Kosovo – what next?

Kosovo – what next? | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
When the election is run again, it will hopefully take place with adequate EULEX presence and with UN as well as OSCE observation.  Whatever the outcome, the EU, US and NATO should resist pressures from Pristina to simply “take over” and impose its...
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On reconciliation in Kosovo

On reconciliation in Kosovo | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
The Balkans, in general, and Kosovo, in particular, will not come to terms with the past without real political determination and recognition.
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Municipal Elections In Northern Kosovo: Towards A New Balance? - Analysis - Eurasia Review

Municipal Elections In Northern Kosovo: Towards A New Balance? - Analysis - Eurasia Review | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
Municipal Elections In Northern Kosovo: Towards A New Balance?
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Elections in Kosovo’s north – ideological purgatory?

Elections in Kosovo’s north – ideological purgatory? | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
Should the November local elections in Kosovo ultimately fail due to a combination of violence and boycotts, then the very process of normalization between Belgrade and Pristina will be compromised, with a clear ‘plan B’ for the day after. ...
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Five inconvenient truths about Kosovo - TransConflict

Five inconvenient truths about Kosovo - TransConflict | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
If Kosovo is ever to be the functioning state its supporters think it is, considerable attention will have to be paid to issues of power-sharing between Kosovo Serbs and Albanians, reduction in the dependency the United States and other powers...
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Kosovo – Ahtisaari plus doesn’t solve everything

Kosovo – Ahtisaari plus doesn’t solve everything | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
To preserve the chances of a peaceful transition in north Kosovo, everyone will have to accept compromise and avoid seeking to take advantage of what would be a fragile and delicate balance of interests.
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Kosovo preelection report: Why who participates is more important than who wins - Washington Post (blog)

Kosovo preelection report: Why who participates is more important than who wins - Washington Post (blog) | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
Kosovo preelection report: Why who participates is more important than who wins Washington Post (blog) But in conflict resolution timing matters, and in the current process the ability of Belgrade to get the Serbs from the North to vote in the...
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Kosovo – what if the election fails?

Kosovo – what if the election fails? | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
Detaching membership – for both Serbia and Kosovo – from finding an immediate solution to the Kosovo issue might help everyone move forward with a greater sense of security and an openness to cooperation.
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Municipal elections in northern Kosovo - towards a new balance? - TransConflict

Municipal elections in northern Kosovo - towards a new balance? - TransConflict | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
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Kosovo – conflict or politics?

Kosovo – conflict or politics? | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
Some may say that Serbs always prefer heroics to acting rationally in their own self-interest.  But Serbs love their children too. If for no one else, voting would be good for them.
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Kosovo – to vote or not to vote?

Kosovo – to vote or not to vote? | Conflict transformation, peacebuilding and security | Scoop.it
Belgrade’s position is that the elections must be conducted in a status neutral manner.
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