Pristina – Kosovar migrants, EU borders, poverty and visa-free travel
ESI's Gerald Knaus was on a three-day visit to Pristina for a series of events and meetings on visas, migration and EU conditionality.
At a joint policy workshop with the Council of Europe on Kosovar migrants, EU borders, poverty and visa-free travel, Gerald and ESI senior analyst Besa Shahini gave several presentations and discussed policy options with the participants.
Gerald and Besa had meetings with the Kosovar Minister of EU integration, Bekim Collaku and with MPs from the Vetevendosje Movement, to discuss visa liberalization process for Kosovo and migration from Kosovo. In addition, Gerald briefed the staff at the Swedish embassy on EU credibility and the need for strict and fair evaluations in yearly progress reports.
- ESI discussion paper: Books and Teachers – The Great Debate on Education Kosovo needs in 2015 (22 December 2014)
- ESI report: Isolation Confirmed. How the EU is undermining its interests in Kosovo (2010)
- ESI report: Cutting the lifeline. Migration, Families and the Future of Kosovo (2006)