The UN in Kosovo: Building the Rule of Law and Respect for Human Rights, a Very Mixed Record

A light sandwich lunch will be served from 12:45pm

Kosovo presented a major challenge to the UN, NATO and major European institutions following the war in 1999. With the largest return of refugees since World War II and core institutions like the police and courts non-existent, how could those charged with administering Kosovo protect human rights and build rule of law institutions? What were some of the successes and what were the failures of this experiment? What lessons have been learned from this experience in Kosovo?