Approximation and Harmonization of Kosovo’s legislation with EU.pdfBalkan Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (2016)
Inthisarticleispresentedasummaryanalysisoftheapproximationand harmonizationofKosovo‘slegislationwithprimaryandsecondarylegislationof the EuropeanUnion,specificallywiththeEUacquis.Asapotentialcandidate country,initspreparationstoapproachtheintegration,Kosovoshouldfocusonexaminingandanalyzingthelegislationonbilateralandmultilaterallevel.This paperaimstoanalyzetheperspectiveofapproximationandharmonizationof Kosovo‘snationallegislationwiththeEUacquiswithintheframeoftoolsor methodsandotheractsthatacandidatecountryshoulduseandcreatean institutionalstructureforadoptionoftheacquis.Theprocessoflegal approximationwillbeverychallengingforKosovogiventhecomplexityofthe processandtheneededcapacitiesforlocalinstitutions.Nevertheless,a comparative advantageforKosovointhisprocessshouldberegardedthefactthat thedraftingandreviewingprocess of the legislation is supported by experts from international and localorganizations,althoughitisobviousthattherelack ofcoordinationamongthem,whichoftencreatesalsoambiguitiesanddifficulties.
- approximation and harmonization,
- European Union (EU),
- EU acquis,
- European integration
Publication DateSpring May 24, 2016
DOIIIPCCL Publishing, Tirana-Albania
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