A damning audit on the EU in Kosovo
The EU’s efforts to tackle corruption in Kosovo have had minimal impact
Appeared in print on 08.11.2012
The European Court of Auditors has audited the European Union’s efforts to improve the rule of law in Kosovo and on 30 October published a report that is an admirable, if charitably narrow, exercise in accountability. Little praise and stern criticism is offered to Eulex, the rule-of-law mission, whereas the European Commission is found to have been relatively efficient. But both committed strategic errors.