Kosovo holds credible and relatively well-administered elections, but its institutions remain weak, and rampant corruption has given rise to deep public distrust in the government.
Freedom in the World — Kosovo Country Report
Kosovo is rated Partly Free in Freedom in the World 2023, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
Nations in Transit — Kosovo Country Report
Categorized as a Transitional or Hybrid regime, Kosovo scored 38 out of 100 in the Nations in Transit 2022 report.
News & Perspectives on Kosovo
NEW REPORT: Regional Autocrats Exploiting Instability, Expanding Power from Central Europe to Central Asia
April 20, 2022
NEW REPORT: Attacks on Democracy Intensify as Autocracy Spreads in Europe and Eurasia
April 28, 2021
Back Where We Started in the Balkans
April 20, 2016
The Migrant Crisis Will Reveal Europe’s True Colors
August 31, 2015