Kosovo's Challenges and Progress under Prime Minister Albin Kurti

PeopleOther ♦ Published: November 16, 2023; 15:31 ♦ (Vindobona)

The head of government of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, was a guest at the Renner Institute in Vienna to talk about the challenges facing his country. Under the title "Kosovo: The young democratic state as a pawn of geopolitical interests", he not only took stock of his time in government so far in conversation with Director Maria Maltschnig but also explored the question of how his country can survive amidst the conflicting interests of geopolitical players.

The head of government of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, warns of a hybrid war by Russia in south-eastern Europe. / Picture: © Vindobona / Alban Ramadani

Kosovo has made considerable progress since it declared independence in 2008 but still faces significant challenges, particularly in its relations with Serbia. Head of government Albin Kurti, who was a guest at a recent panel discussion, took a detailed look at his country's situation. He spoke about developments in the Kosovan economy, social policy, education, and the fight against…