Kosovo’s 10th anniversary of independence: Successes and failures

On February 17, the Republic of Kosovo celebrates the 10th anniversary of its independence. In a decade, the state has built its institutions and a parliamentary system, which does have numerous shortcomings.

The lack of political stability, problems with the judicial system, poor educational system, an uncompetitive economy are some of the challenges that the young state is facing in its path toward European and Atlantic structures.

During this journey, Kosovo has often been criticised by various international organisations about the high level of corruption, which the justice system is failing to tackle.

Ministers and senior representatives of the institutions of Kosovo have often been accused of stealing public money, but they have never been held accountable.

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