EU’s Benchmarking Mechanism on ‘Fundamentals First’: Results and Challenges – Benchmarking in Kosovo

March 18, 2018

This report, part of a regional project, studies the effectiveness of the EU’s benchmarking system on a selected policy issues within the Chapters 23 and 24 focusing on the case of Kosovo. The sample was selected following a mapping of benchmarks that are common or similar among the six Western Balkan aspirants for EU membership. This analysis represents a first major attempt to critically evaluate the degree to which the objectives are achieved and the extent to which targeted problems are solved in order to further advance in the EU accession process. This policy brief has been produced as part of the research within the 2017 Think and Link Regional Policy Programme and co-financed by OSF. The views presented in the policy brief are authors’ views and do not necessarily reflect the position of the European Fund for the Balkans and Open Society Foundations.

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