Kosovo's Independence and the Balkans: regional implications and challenges
Speaker(s): Jelena Bjelica, Anna Di Lellio; Enver Hoxhaj; Tim Judah
Chair: Dr Denisa Kostovicova
Recorded on 11 November 2008 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.
Uncertainty over the status of Kosovo had undermined stability in the Balkans since the early 1990s. The panel of experts discusses Kosovo's declaration of independence and its political, economic and security impact on the Balkans. Jelena Bjelica is the editor-in-chief of the weekly Gradjanski Glasnik, Kosovo. Anna Di Lellio is the editor of the book The Case for Kosova: passage to independence. Enver Hoxhaj is the current minister of education, science and technology of the Republic of Kosovo. Tim Judah is the author of the prize winning book The Serbs: history, myth, and the destruction of Yugoslavia.