President Hashim Thaçi of Kosovo discusses his country's ten years of independence, its progress in joining international organizations such as the United Nations and the European Union, and the country's foreign policy in the region.
Last week, UN special envoy Martii Ahtisaari met with the Security Council to discuss his proposal for Kosovar independence. Ahtisaari’s plan is the basis for a resolution being discussed this week in the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. Join Undersecretary Nicholas Burns for a timely discussion regarding the prospects for a sovereign Kosovo. **Please note special time.**6:30-7:00 p.m. - Cocktail Reception7:00-8:00 p.m. - Meeting
Recent talks in Vienna have revived speculation about the prospects for a near-term solution to the final status of Kosovo. Some experts believe an agreement on Kosovo’s independence could be on the horizon, though there are still myriad factors that could influence efforts to resolve the province’s status.