ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION AND HUMAN RIGHT VIOLATION IN REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO

  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Dukagjin Leka University “Kadri Zeka” Gjilan, Kosovo
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Sabiha Shala University of Haxhi Zeka, Pejë, Kosovo
  • Assist. PhD. Cand. Selim Daku3 University “Kadri Zeka” Gjilan, Kosovo
Keywords: Environmental Legislation, Human Rights Violation, Environmental Protection, European Union practices

Abstract

The Republic of Kosovo is one of the newest states in the world. Separated from a former communist federation – Yugoslavia and occupied for over a decade by Serbia, it turned out to be free after a systematic destruction and with great consequences in all respects, including the environment. And of course, being a new state, made Republic of Kosovo to inherit many problems, which were very difficult to solve, while the environmental issues did not even come into the agenda ever to be discussed, which should not have been done as it was. In other words, having many major problems, the environmental issue as to the international community that has governed Kosovo for more than a decade, as well as for Kosovo's institutions itself, has never become an issue of importance to be discussed nor to be protected. Almost same happened in every country, which was under the international community protection, as for them it is the importance of security rather than environment protection in a country, where they are serving and far from their home country. Even after some positive developments in Kosovo's environmental legislation, by adopting the law on environmental protection, by creating a state agency for environmental protection, by creating environmental directorates in municipalities, etc., which developments and steps failed to become successful, because they lacked their implementation in practice, and cases like this were also in Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia, etc.. ..

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Published
2019-06-01
How to Cite
Leka, D., Shala, S., & Daku, S. (2019). ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION AND HUMAN RIGHT VIOLATION IN REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO. SWS Journal of EARTH AND PLANETARY SCIENCES, 1(1), 49-57. https://doi.org/10.35603/eps2019/issue1.05
Section
ECOLOGY, ECONOMICS, EDUCATION AND LEGISLATION ECOSYSTEMS