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ICFRC: Sui Generis, Kosovo, and Iowa's Unique Relationship with this New Balkan State

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Alle McNorton is a 3rd year law student at the University of Iowa College of Law. During the spring semester of 2017, she lived in Prishtina, Kosovo and worked in the Republic of Kosovo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

At Iowa Law, she currently serves as an Iowa Law Ambassador, Senior Articles Editor for The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice. In addition, she is Graduate Member of the UI Council on the Status of Women, Research Assistant for Associate Dean of Comparative and International Programs Adrien Wing, board member of the Equal Justice Foundation, and a member of the Pro Bono Society, Phi Delta Phi, International Law Society, OWLSS, OutLaws, EJF, BLSA, and I.O.W.A.

Alle McNorton discusses the historical, legal, and international relations concepts behind Kosovo's independence and subsequent developments. She addresses Kosovo's goal of becoming a member of the EU and the hurdles they face. Lastly, she concludes with Iowa's unique relationship with Kosovo and the field placement program that allowed her to have this incredible experience.

For more information on the Foreign Relations Council visit their website at www.icfrc.org.

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