After the end of the NATO/Yugoslavia war in June 1999, the former Kosovo Liberation Army was transformed into the Kosovo Protection Corps (KPC), a civilian agency charged with providing emergency response and reconstruction services. The KPC's mission is to protect the Kosovo population against natural or man-made disasters and to assist in the rebuilding of Kosovo through work on public utilities and social projects. With the upcoming summer review of the standards for Kosovo, the KPC faces questions about its progress in transformation:

  • How has the process gone? Has the KPC met its standards requirements?
  • What problems has the KPC faced?
  • What is the future of the KPC?

Speakers

  • LTG Agim Ceku, Commander of the Kosovo Protection Corps (KPC)
  • Mike Dziedzic, U.S. Institute of Peace
  • Daniel Serwer, U.S. Institute of Peace, Moderator

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