OSCE Mission in Kosovo
This mission has specific responsibilities in the areas of police training, media affairs, rule of law and human rights, democratization and elections. Current news on human rights violations and inter-ethnic violence in Kosovo can be found here.
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Kosovo: Critical Questions on the road to Final Status
An expert meeting in March 2005 organized by the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) brought together policy makers and analysts from Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro, the United Nations, the European Union, NATO and the United States to discuss possible scenarios for Kosovo's future.
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Ombudsperson Institution in Kosovo
This independent institution has the role of addressing disputes containing alleged human rights violations or abuse of authority between the individual/group of individuals/legal entities and the Interim Civil Administration or any emerging central or local institution in Kosovo. Highly recommended.
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European Stability Initiative
The European Stability Initiative includes valuable reports on the future of Kosovo, including analysis on the situation in Mitrovica as well as on Kosovo's economy. Highly recommended.
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kosovakosovo.org / Albanian-Serb Information Exchange Forum
This site is available in English, Albanian, and Serbian. The site is of historic interest, as it includes only contributions from 2005. The goal of the Albanian-Serb Forum for exchange of information was to establish dialogue between the Albanian and Serbian public with the help of a joint information channel, and thus contribute to the creation of a media-initiated peace process and development of objective reporting in Kosovo. The information forum was a result of a joint initiative of the Center for Democracy and Reconciliation in South East Europe, the Belgrade news agency BETA and the KosovaLive agency, a Pristina-based Kosovo Alvanian news wire.
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Not on the Agenda: The Continuing Failure to Address Accountability in Kosovo Post-March 2004 / Julie Chadbourne, Human Rights Watch / May 2006 / Volume 18, No. 4 (D)
According to this Human Rights Watch report, the criminal justice system continues to fail victims in Kosovo, despite almost seven years of international administration. Key actors are called upon to take immediate steps to upgrade the criminal justice system. These include: ensuring proper oversight of the courts; developing an action plan to establish a judicial police branch to work directly with investigative prosecutors; increasing collaboration between international and national police, prosecutors and judges; and establishing a more effective witness protection system. Highly recommended.
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