Political map of the Western Balkans, 2007
The declaration of independence by Kosovo under UN Security Council Resolution 1244/99 on 17 February 2008 has been
recognised by over 50 countries around the world, including several of its neighbours, several EU Member States and the
United States, but not by others, among them some EU Member States as well as Serbia.
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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