Kosova as a rational actor in international society - The case of countering violent extremism
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Kosova as a rational actor in international society - The case of countering violent extremism

September 2021

Is Kosovo a rational actor and a responsible member of the international democratic community?

In the latest paper, PIPS analyzed Kosovo's approach and role in the global fight against violent extremism.

The publication sheds light on examples and cases that show that:
In the global fight against violent extremism, Kosovo has demonstrated itself as a rational actor, taking responsibility for the repatriation and reintegration of its citizens from the areas;
Kosovo institutions have shown capacity to take on and fulfill global commitments that contribute to international peace and security;
Kosovo enjoys religious tolerance but international media reporting has created the impression that the country is ravaged by religious radicalization and extremism;
Furthermore, Kosovo has identified ethno-political radicalization as detrimental to its stability, peace and security.

This publication is part of the Resilient Community Program of the Consortium of NGO’s (ATRC, BIRN, PEN and PIPS) implemented through GCERF, supported by USAID and the Embassy of Netherlands.
The contents of this policy paper are the sole responsibility of PIPS and do not necessarily reflect the views of GCERF, USAID, Embassy of Netherlands or Consortium members.
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