Informational Conference on the Stabilization and Association Agreement held in Gracanica

March 28, 2017

On 28 March 2017, Group for Legal and Political Studies (GLPS) and Prishtina Institute for Political Studies (PIPS) organized an informational conference on the Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) in the Municipality of Gracanica.  Gathering more than 20 participants, municipal officials and civil society had the chance to discuss the objectives, benefits and obligations deriving from this Agreement, with a special focus on the obligations, policy planning, monitoring and reporting on the municipal level. In addition, participants agreed that the SAA is of utmost importance for Kosovo and its citizens contributing to the path towards the European Integration. Therefore, both GLPS and PIPS found it crucial to help build capacities and general knowledge about the SAA, with a special focus on the municipal level. This is the fourth informational conference held under the framework of project entitled “Promoting the Stabilization Association Agreement and launching a public-discourse for Kosovo’s European Future”, financed by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kosovo.


Ms. Brankica Kostic – Head of the Municipal Assembly, Gracanica Municipality;

Ms. Venera Ramaj – Rule of Law Advisor, the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Kosovo;

Ms. Katerina Lopo – Policy Officer, EU Office in Kosovo/ EU Special Representative;

Ms. Albana Merja – Research Fellow, Group for Legal and Political Studies;

Mr. Ilir Mucaj – Head of Division, Environment, Energy and Transport, Ministry of European Integration.


Venue: Municipality Hall, Gracanica, Kosovo.


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