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November 16, 2018

On October 23, the Association of Women in the Energy Sector of Kosovo (AWESK) held its first general assembly in Pristina.  USAID’s energy sector activity helped create the association in April 2018 based on a recommendation by a USAID-supported women’s energy networking group.  The association promotes gender equality in Kosovo’s energy sector by providing a networking and advocacy forum for female energy professionals.  

November 16, 2018

On October 30, USAID and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) celebrated the completion of the sixth round of the Women’s Leadership Academy (WLA).  This USAID-supported program prepares participants from different political parties for deeper engagement with nongovernmental organizations and political parties through networking and training in policy development and advocacy. 

November 16, 2018

On October 24, the Transformational Leadership Program (TLP) Alumni Association convened a general assembly meeting to celebrate its one-year anniversary.  At the event, members discussed the association’s accomplishments in its first year and elected new board members. 

November 16, 2018

In recent years, weak project management and contract monitoring skills among municipal staff have created an environment that is highly conducive to mismanagement and corruption.  To address these challenges, USAID’s Transparent, Effective and Accountable Municipalities activity launched a capacity-building program in October 2018 for 400 municipal contract managers.

November 6, 2018

In early October, Mission Director Lisa Magno visited commercial apple producers from the Rrafshi i Kosoves region that have benefitted from USAID assistance.  Ms. Magno visited collection center AMA, which is located in Lipjan, to observe apple grading equipment.   Through USAID support to the agriculture sector, three apple producers purchased the modern machinery to serve the needs of local producers. 

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