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EU Special Representative Lajčák to visit Kosovo

The European Union Special Representative (EUSR) for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue and other Western Balkan regional issues, Miroslav Lajčák, will travel to Kosovo tomorrow. During his visit from 15 to 17 September, he will meet with political leaders,...

European Union deploys Election Observation Mission in Kosovo

In response to an invitation by the President of Kosovo, the European Union (EU) has decided to deploy an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) to observe the local elections scheduled for 17 October 2021. Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign...

ICRC: 23 years on, more than 1,600 people still missing in Kosovo

More than 23 years since the armed conflict in Kosovo ended, the families of as more than 1,600 missing persons are still waiting for answers about the fate and whereabouts of their loved ones. These families are left in limbo, stuck in the past, unable to either...

Temporary increase in KFOR troop presence during exercise

Temporary increase in KFOR troop presence during exercise

Throughout the months of August and September, the NATO-led Kosovo Force (KFOR) will conduct an Operational Rehearsal Training Exercise. This will result in a temporary increase of troops on the ground. A small military contingent from the United Kingdom will arrive...

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Are graffiti messages signs of wider acceptance of gay rights in Kosovo?

Are graffiti messages signs of wider acceptance of gay rights in Kosovo?

Statistics on public perception published this year by the OSCE show that 44 percent of Kosovar women, and more than 70 percent of Kosovar men, are somewhat or very uncomfortable with gay men. Around half of Kosovars (64 percent of men and 41 percent of women) would be ashamed if their child was gay or lesbian.

Echo-Girl Storytellers

Echo-Girl Storytellers

During the 3-day workshop (16,17 and 18 January), Kosovalive along with the participants discussed topics that relate to the importance of storytelling about the environmental degradation in Kosovo, the impact of global warming on the poor and the rich, and the impact of water misuse on children’s lives.

A monument highlights environmental issues, but has limitations

A monument highlights environmental issues, but has limitations

Nita Qena handpainted the entire monument herself last February and has been involved in the Newborn sign’s evolution since Ismaili, her husband, revealed it when Kosovo gained independence on February 17, 2008. She hoped to use environmentally-friendly paint to fit the theme, but Qena had to use oil-based paint in order for the design to handle all kinds of weather until the monument is repainted next February.

Divided mining complex oxidizes amid multiple truths

Divided mining complex oxidizes amid multiple truths

Across the bridge to the north, drivers and passerby read only Cyrillic letters of the Serbian language on street signs, storefronts, food labels, anti-Kosovo graffiti and billboards thanking Russian President Vladimir Putin. People exchange Serbian dinars for coffee and plum brandy instead of euros. Russian and Serbian flags flap against the wind and hang from every building in the city center.

Newborn reclaimed with mixed reactions

Newborn reclaimed with mixed reactions

Ismaili first started changing Newborn’s theme in 2013. Previously, the government would not permit Ismaili to repaint it. Overlapping signatures and graffiti buried the faded monument before the government updated it on the 2013 anniversary.

We are located in the media complex in the center of the capital city of Prishtina. What once used to house the first Albanian newspaper Rilindja, now is the Governmental building and we are right close to it.