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September 14, 2018

On August 31st, 2018, USAID’s Partnerships for Development activity officially ended after four and a half years. The project’s overall goal was to enhance the enabling environment for private-sector growth and expand employment opportunities in Kosovo, with a focus on business environment improvements, construction permit reforms, macroeconomic stability, and improved public financial management.

September 14, 2018

The American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo convened its annual rule of law forum on August 31st.  Representatives from the U.S. Embassy, the government of Kosovo, and local businesses attended the event, which aims to engage stakeholders in a discussion on commercial law and transparency in the business community.  

September 14, 2018

To mark the end of USAID’s community and private-sector strengthening activity, USAID staff transferred ownership of specialized equipment to local grantee partners.  The three-year activity, which worked across 16 municipalities in Kosovo, aimed to increase interethnic cooperation and interaction through community projects and private-sector support.

September 14, 2018

On September 8th, communities across the globe celebrated and raised awareness of World Literacy Day.  To mark this occasion and underscore this year’s theme of skills development, USAID Mission Director Lisa Magno signed an agreement to further expand USAID’s After School Support for Teens activity to Fushe Kosovo municipality.

August 17, 2018

 

According to the third annual Procurement Transparency Index Report, municipalities in Kosovo can be far more transparent, especially in public procurement matters. The report launched on August 7 aims to inform citizens about the level of procurement transparency at the municipal level, and create pressure on public institutions to increase transparency and open governance.  By expanding access to information on public expenditures, citizens will gain a better understanding of how their taxes are spent. 

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