National Council for European Integration

The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Madam Atifete Jahjaga, established the National Council for European Integration with a decree signed on 27 March 2012. The National Council for European Integration is an institutional coordinating mechanism led by the President of the Republic of Kosovo. In accordance with the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Kosovo, the Council coordinates the building of institutional and social consensus and recommends concrete actions in the process of European integration.

Council Functions

  • Sets the strategic framework in the process of European Integration for the Republic of Kosovo;
  • Coordinates and harmonizes the positions of the institutions, political parties and civil society in the process of European Integration with the goal to ensure the necessary political and social support on the implementation of necessary reforms;
  • Follows on the progress of the Republic of Kosovo towards European Union integration;
  • Issues recommendations for European integration process, including as well the negotiations with European Commission and the EU member states.


Contact

 

Phone: +381 38 211 891 

E-mail: [email protected]


Chair of the Council

 

  • President of the Republic of Kosovo;


Members of the Council: 


  • Assembly Speaker of the Republic of Kosovo;
  • Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo;
  • Leaders of the political parties  / chairs of parliamentary groups at the Assembly;
  • Minister of Foreign Affairs;
  • Minister of European Integration;
  • Minister of Local Government Administration;
  • Chair of the Assembly Commission for the European Integrations;
  • Chair of the Assembly Commission for the Foreign Affairs;
  • Chair of the Judicial Council of Kosovo;
  • Chair of the Prosecutor Council of Kosovo;
  • Head of the Kosovo Academy for Science and Arts;
  • Head of Association of Kosovo Municipalities;
  • Head of Kosovo Chamber of Commerce;
  • Representatives from the civil society. 

On 07 October 2013, the National Council for European Integration adopted the National Strategy for European Integration, "Kosovo 2020: A participatory approach." The process of drafting the Strategy was initiated in the inaugural meeting of the National Council, in March 2012. The Council recommended the establishment of a Task Force with the purpose of drafting the National Strategy while further developing consensus with all Kosovar society actors involved in this process. The development of the strategy was supported by all institutions, political parties, civil society, academia and business community.

 

Strategy Document

 


Supportive Analysis for the National Strategy