Viche 2015 18

18, 2015

The Ohrid lessons for Ukraine

The author analyzes the essence of the Ohrid Framework Agreement of 2001 which stopped the military conflict between Macedonians and Albanians, its influence on keeping territorial integrity of Macedonia and the integration of ethnic groups that live on its territory. The author puts into question the ability of the consociational democracy and decentralization to contribute to the solving of ethnic conflicts.
Keywords: ethnic conflict, decentralization, identity, constitution, democracy.


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