Press release (21 June 2019)
Press release (21 June 2019)

Conference: - Vox Populi on the 'Grand Finale' between Kosovo and Serbia (Volume II) - (Monday, 24 June 2019, 09:30) at the Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina (Dyar Conference Hall)

Dear journalists:

Honored media:

The Research Institute for European Affairs and Development (RIDEA) is pleased to invite you to attend the conference – Vox Populi on the 'Grand Finale' between Kosovo and Serbia - Volume II - (Monday, 24 June 2019, 09: 30) at the Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina (Dyar Conference Hall).

The survey that will be presented at the beginning of this conference gives answers to some of the major dilemmas that characterize the final phase of dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia.

How many percent of citizens support border adjustment with Serbia compared to the first survey five months ago? Has the civil support of the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities in Kosovo increased or decreased in exchange for de facto recognition from Serbia? What are the sensational data in this regard? How many percent of Albanian citizens and how many percent of Kosovo Serb citizens support the continuation of the status quo? How many percent of citizens support US's current policy of reaching a final agreement with Serbia? How many percent of citizens support the current European Union policy and EU special member states policy towards reaching a final agreement with Serbia? What is the litmus test in the context of the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue identified by Kosovo citizens in the RIDEA survey?

What is really happening with civic support regarding the issue of Kosovo-Albania national unification? Are Kosovar Albanians becoming more emotional or rational in their trials regarding the issue of eventual union between Kosovo and Albania? What is the biggest surprise in this regard? What are the motives and the respective reasons that push Kosovo's citizens to support or oppose one scenario different from each other, regarding the eventual agreement between Kosovo and Serbia?

These are just some of the questions that have been answered by the "vox populi" of Kosovo in Volume II.

Conference: - Vox Populi on the 'Grand Finale' between Kosovo and Serbia (Volume II) - (Monday, 24 June 2019, 09:30) at the Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina (Dyar Conference Hall)

Dear journalists:

Honored media:

The Research Institute for European Affairs and Development (RIDEA) is pleased to invite you to attend the conference – Vox Populi on the 'Grand Finale' between Kosovo and Serbia - Volume II - (Monday, 24 June 2019, 09: 30) at the Swiss Diamond Hotel Prishtina (Dyar Conference Hall).

The survey that will be presented at the beginning of this conference gives answers to some of the major dilemmas that characterize the final phase of dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia.

How many percent of citizens support border adjustment with Serbia compared to the first survey five months ago? Has the civil support of the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities in Kosovo increased or decreased in exchange for de facto recognition from Serbia? What are the sensational data in this regard? How many percent of Albanian citizens and how many percent of Kosovo Serb citizens support the continuation of the status quo? How many percent of citizens support US's current policy of reaching a final agreement with Serbia? How many percent of citizens support the current European Union policy and EU special member states policy towards reaching a final agreement with Serbia? What is the litmus test in the context of the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue identified by Kosovo citizens in the RIDEA survey?

What is really happening with civic support regarding the issue of Kosovo-Albania national unification? Are Kosovar Albanians becoming more emotional or rational in their trials regarding the issue of eventual union between Kosovo and Albania? What is the biggest surprise in this regard? What are the motives and the respective reasons that push Kosovo's citizens to support or oppose one scenario different from each other, regarding the eventual agreement between Kosovo and Serbia?

These are just some of the questions that have been answered by the "vox populi" of Kosovo in Volume II.

In addition to the panelists that you may find on the agenda below, other participants will be accredited international diplomats in Kosovo, Kosovo’s institutional officials, civil society activists, publicists and representatives from the academia.

PROGRAMME

24 June 2019

9:15-9:30

Registration and Coffee

9:30-9:50

Opening Remarks & Brief Presentation of the Poll Results and Findings:

Dr. Labinot Greiçevci, RIDEA & Prof. Anthony Heath, University of Oxford & RIDEA

H.E. Per Strand Sjaastad

Ambassador of Norway to The Republic of Kosovo

09:50‒11:45

Presentations and discussions:

-Vox Populi on the 'Grand Finale' between Kosovo and Serbia (Volume II)-

Panel Chair:

Dr. Labinot Greiçevci

RIDEA

Speakers:

H.E. Hashim Thaçi

President of the Republic of Kosovo

Mr. Albin Kurti

President of Vetëvendosje

Mr. Lutfi Haziri

Vice President of the Democratic League of Kosovo

Mr. Enver Hoxhaj (TBC)

Vice President of the Democratic Party of Kosovo

Mr. Fatmir Limaj

Co-head of State Delegation

Mr. Shpend Ahmeti

Co-head of State Delegation

11:45‒12:00

Conference Conclusions

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