Ensuring the inviolability of property rights in Kosovo remains a great challenge. The competent public authorities are often accused of corruption, nepotism and failing to react to blatant violations of the existing laws. This expert answer looks at some of the important avenues of corruption in land administration/management in post-conflict Kosovo. It also examines possible institutional reforms involving land management agencies and tools such as property courts, tax authorities and cadastre. Finally, it looks at the institutions that need to be considered in a holistic approach to fighting corruption and abuses in land administration in Kosovo.

20 August 2008

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