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December 10, 2018

On December 1, the Kosovo Judicial Conference convened its eighth-annual judicial conference.  At the conference, judges, court staff, prosecutors, lawyers, and the minister of justice met to discuss successes, challenges, and opportunities for Kosovo’s justice sector.

December 10, 2018

Mission Director Lisa Magno visited Jaha Solar in Fushe Kosovë on November 27 to view the production line and discuss the company’s business model.  The company, which is the first producer of photovoltaic solar panels in the Western Balkans, is collaborating with USAID to promote green energy in Kosovo.  

December 10, 2018

Gender-based violence, including domestic violence, remains a serious issue in Kosovo. According to a 2018 USAID/Kosovo assessment, approximately 68 percent of women have experienced some form of domestic violence, and approximately 30 percent of all people in Kosovo believe that domestic violence is a normal part of every relationship. This attitude contributes to acceptance, underreporting, and perpetuation of gender-based violence among citizens throughout Kosovo.

December 3, 2018

Through its Property Rights Program, USAID is assisting the government of Kosovo in strengthening the legal framework for property rights.  To support this work, on November 19, USAID signed memoranda of understanding with the Office of the Official Gazette and the Kosovo Academy of Justice to launch two new initiatives.

December 3, 2018

On November 14, the Kosovo Apparel Marketing Association (KAMA), in cooperation with USAID, held the second-annual Kosovo Apparel Convention. During the convention, apparel-sector businesses had a chance promote their products, meet potential buyers, and engage in panel discussions on public policy issues, business environment reforms, and marketing strategies.

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