Viola von Cramon

Kategorie: Westbalkan


Increasing SLAPP lawsuits in Kosovo

A certain type of legal actions, often referred as SLAPP lawsuits (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation), represents a considerable threat to public debate and freedom of expression. When powerful people or companies are threatening journalists, activists or researchers with expensive…

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Elections in Serbia proved that democracy is hollowed under Vučić

Serbia has held its national and municipal elections on 21 June, after they were postponed from April. Most of the opposition parties has boycotted the elections; before the end of the counting, it seems that the governing coalition will have…

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Statement of European Parliament’s Standing Rapporteurs for Kosovo and for Serbia

Brussels, 16 June 2020   “During the Covid-19 pandemic the EU has stood firmly by its partners in the Western Balkans, providing medical and humanitarian aid coupled with robust financial assistance and inclusion in the joint procurement schemes. We have…

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Statement about the election of the new government of Kosovo

On 3 June the Parliament of Kosovo has voted for a new Prime Minister of Kosovo, after the decision of the Constitutional Court. 61 members from 120 voted in favour of Mr Avdullah Hoti of the LDK party. Mrs. Viola…

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Legal opinion: Formation of a New Government without Elections from the Perspective of Kosovar Constitutional Law

  The legal opinion by Constance Grewe, former judge at the Constitutional court of Bosnia and Herzegovina suggest that Kosovo’s constitutional text is not clear in a number of questions, it has linguistic, stylistic and substantial deficiencies as well. The…

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Webinar: Where Does Europe End? EU, Enlargement & Western Balkans

✔️ REGISTRATION: https://gruenlink.de/1q84 07.04 at 19:00 CET 👉 What is the future of the enlargement ❓ 👉 What role can the EU play in the Western Balkans❓ 👉 How can the political crisis of Kosovo be solved in the middle…

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Kosovo: MEPs welcome lifting the tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina

This is a crucial step, which will lead to the resumption of the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, MEPs hope.

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Europäische Perspektiven: Die EU und der Westbalkan: Brauchen wir einen Neustart in der Erweiterungspolitik?

Die Europäische Union ist im Laufe ihrer Geschichte
 immer weiter gewachsen. Das jüngste Mitglied, 
Kroatien, kam 2014 hinzu.
 Seitdem steckt die Erweiterungspolitik in der Krise: 
Die Stimmen unter den Mitgliedsstaaten werden lauter, 
die vor der Aufnahme weiterer Mitglieder warnen, 
da…

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