On February 14, citizens of Kosovo cast their vote for parliamentary elections. That day, Kosovo witnessed deep democratization where a grass-root movement named Vetevendosje (“self-determination” in English) won the elections with the highest percentage any one party has ever reached since the war in 1999.… Continue Reading
For the past two months, the Covid-19 pandemic has understandably been the centerpiece of anti-corruption writings, on the FCPA Blog and in other publications. The emergence of corruption risks during emergencies negatively affects all countries, yet the impact on developing countries is undeniably greater.… Continue Reading
I’m from Kosovo. It’s one of Europe’s smallest countries — about half the size of Vermont — and its newest, having emerged from war as an independent state in 2008.
Since then, and after a decade of focusing on anti-corruption enforcement, Kosovo and its 1.8 million people are still struggling with graft.… Continue Reading