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James Hope Sworn In As Mission Director for Kosovo
November 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 12, 2014 - James “Jim” Hope was sworn in today as the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Mission Director for Kosovo. USAID Deputy Administrator Ambassador Alfonso E. Lenhardt administered the oath.

As Mission Director for Kosovo, Mr. Hope will be responsible for managing USAID’s program supporting Kosovo’s efforts to strengthen democratic practices and institutions and increase economic growth. USAID was one of the first international donors on the ground in the immediate aftermath of the war in 1999, and remains one of Kosovo’s biggest financial backers. Mr. Hope will oversee USAID’s portion of that assistance.

April 1, 2014

The U.S. Agency for International Development Mission in Kosovo is launching a new program to address the business environment in Kosovo. Partnerships for Development is a four-year activity that aims to enhance the enabling environment for Kosovo’s private sector to expand employment opportunities for the country’s citizens. The program works in partnership with the government and other partners to support Kosovo’s vision for economic growth by strengthening its institutions.

Celebrating International Mother Language Day
February 24, 2014

On Friday, Maureen A. Shauket, USAID/Kosovo Mission Director visited a celebration activity for International Mother Language Day at the “Green School” in Pristina. USAID’s Basic Education Program invited teachers and students of different communities from Kosovo to create together an e-book in their mother tongues. The activity took place inside the “21st century classroom” which was created with USAID support.

USAID Promotes New Agricultural Opportunities in Štrpce/Shtërpcë
February 21, 2014

Yesterday, the municipality of Štrpce/Shtërpcë held a donor’s conference to draw attention to a unique opportunity for expanding agricultural production in the region to include more “soft fruits” like raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries.  USAID has supported soft fruit farmers in the Štrpce/Shtërpcë region through its New Opportunities for Agriculture (NOA) program and has seen great success there to date.

February 10, 2014

USAID/Kosovo invites prospective Master level students to apply for this call for applications to study in the U.S.

 

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Kosovo is launching the Transformational Leadership Scholarships and Partnerships program. The purpose of the Transformational Leadership – Scholarships and Partnerships Program is to develop a cadre of leaders to drive significant change in Kosovo in priority economic, political, and social development areas.

 

February 10, 2014

Scholarship Application Form for Master’s Degree Candidates

Please fill out this form if you wish to be considered for Master’s degree scholarships under the Transformational Leaderships and Partnerships Program. Please submit this application form along with all required application materials via e-mail to: PristinaUSAIDScholarships@usaid.gov.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2014

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Last updated: November 12, 2014

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