President Thaçi sits down with Atlantic Council Executive Vice President Damon Wilson for an exclusive armchair conversation to publicly share his perspective on the latest developments in the dialogue with Belgrade. In light of Kosovo’s recently-failed third bid to join Interpol, President Thaçi  details Kosovo’s ongoing efforts to join key international institutions including the EU, UN, Interpol, and NATO, and what membership would mean for Kosovo and its neighbors.  

While Kosovo celebrates 10 years of statehood in 2018, the country’s many accomplishments have been tempered by these and other unresolved issues. As the country prepares to enter its second decade as an independent state, creative and sustainable solutions to the ethnic tensions, corruption, persistent high unemployment, and other key challenges will be essential markers for Kosovo’s progress.