Promoting Effective, Transparent and Responsible Local Governance in Kosovo

U.S. Charge d’Affaires (center, right)) Kelly Degnan admires exhibits at the local governance conference in Pristina.
U.S. Charge d’Affaires (center, right)) Kelly Degnan admires exhibits at the local governance conference in Pristina.
USAID Democratic Effective Municipalities Initiative Staff

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Victoria O'Hara, Xheraldina Cernobregu

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Kelly Degnan addressed a conference in Pristina this week (March 20) on the importance of local government in investment and promotion and retention of businesses. The purpose of the conference, sponsored by USAID, the Ministry of Local Government Administration and the Investment Agency of Kosovo, was to establish closer coordination among the national government, agencies and local government in attracting investors. The Charge’ told the participants that all levels of government will have to work together to address the challenges to economic growth in Kosovo. She emphasized that unless Kosovo demonstrates a strong rule of law and a reliable and reasonable business regulatory environment, investors will go elsewhere!

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