Articles by Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

Kosovo fights crime repression, not crime

08/02/2013 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

The new criminal code procedure approved by the Kosovo Parliament makes it even more difficult for witnesses to give evidence, and risky

Peripheral comments on the EU audit report on Kosovo

04/12/2012 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

The Eulex mission in Kosovo is failing, in spite of its clever media campaign. A comment

Kosovo: The end of supervision?

11/09/2012 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

The supervision of Kosovo does not end today: the ICO did many things, good or bad, but it certainly did not supervise Kosovo. Kosovo was, and will continue to be, supervised by foreign powers. A comment

Kosovo: obvious thoughts on the footnote

13/03/2012 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

The agreement between Kosovo and Belgrade, reached through EU mediation, enables Kosovo to be represented at regional summits and sign commercial agreements with third countries. At one condition, though: the country's name must be marked by an asterisk linking it to a footnote. The meaning of which is explained to us by Andrea Lorenzo Capussela's

EU fiasco: the case of Kosovo’s Central Bank

24/01/2012 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

On January 11 EULEX dimissed all the corruption charges against Hashim Rexhepi, former governor of the Central Bank of Kosovo. Rexhepi's case, however, unearthed serious concernes about the EU Mission's administration of justice. An editorial by Andrea Lorenzo Capussela, former Director of ICO's Economics Unit

Kosovo: the unnecessary highway that could bankrupt Europe’s poorest state

02/12/2011 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

Kosovo is building a four-lane highway to connect the country with Albania: it will cost one billion Euro, 25% of Kosovo's 2010 budget. According to Andrea Capussela, former Head of the ICO economics unit, the project is financially unsustainable, marked by non-transparent procurement procedures and may end up sending the country into bankruptcy

Kosovo: perché il governo non ha venduto le Poste e telecomunicazioni

08/11/2011 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

Corruzione, malgoverno e inefficienze. E non solo della politica locale. E' un quadro inquietante quello che emerge dal racconto di Andrea Lorenzo Capussela, ex funzionario ICO, sul processo di privatizzazione di una delle principali aziende kosovare

Kosovo e internazionali, trasparenza cercasi

22/07/2011 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

In Kosovo, una società pubblica viene espropriata per assicurare all'American University in Kosovo (privata) gli spazi per costruire il proprio campus. Secondo Andrea Capussela, ex direttore dell'ufficio economico dell'ICO, l'operazione rappresenta "tutto ciò che non va nel Kosovo di oggi". Da TOL

Kosovo: PTK or how not to manage a public company

07/07/2011 -  Andrea Lorenzo Capussela

PTK, the Kosovan pubblic telephone company, has seen its proceeds and earnings collapse. Andrea Capussela, ex-director of the economics unit of ICO explains the controversial Dardafon operation to Obc. Eulex is now investigating, but the problem of lack of responsibility remains.