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October 13, 2020

Since the pandemic hit Kosovo in March, USAID and its partners have been working closely with the Kosovo Judicial Council to develop, adopt, and implement a complete policy framework that enables courts to conduct online hearings.  It was only two months ago that Kosovo courts began holding their first hearings online.  By now, almost all courts in Kosovo have piloted online hearings and are ready to begin administering justice in this new way. 

October 13, 2020

Municipal leadership across Kosovo have expressed their eagerness to improve the daily lives of their citizens through their interactions with the private sector.  During a virtual gathering on September 14, USAID’s partner Riinvest presented the 2020 Municipal Competitive Index to Kosovo’s mayors and local government officials.  This index responds to the demand from mayors and local officials to learn whether their policies are effective and serve the citizens and businesses in their communities.

October 13, 2020

Across Kosovo, children and youth are returning safely to school.  Whether classes are in-person, virtual, or hybrid, children and youth have to navigate the new normal of going back to school during a global pandemic.  For those that are attending in-person classes, students are required to wear masks, maintain a safe distance, and wash their hands.  In preparation of these back-to-school changes, USAID, through its partnership with UNICEF, donated hygiene kits to 660 schools in all of Kosovo’s 38 municipalities and personal protective equipment against COVID-19 to more than 10,000 student

October 5, 2020

USAID Justice Matters activity is seeking applications from qualified local Non-Governmental Organizations & NGO for projects that will focus on strengthening informed demand to improve legal literacy and empower citizens, especially vulnerable individuals and groups, by providing actionable legal information, leveraging existing information platforms, and activating a network of CSOs, grassroots organizations, and young people to deliver information.

September 23, 2020

Ardit Alijaj joined Up to Youth’s cohort in the Gjakovë/Đakovica municipality this year.  The USAID Up to Youth Activity focuses on mobilizing and engaging youth in meaningful ways to effect positive change in their communities.

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