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Friday, May 22, 2020 - 10:45am

Pristina, May 22, 2020 – The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has committed an additional $500,000 to support Kosovo’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, USAID has committed nearly $1.6 million to support Kosovo’s response to COVID-19.  

Since the first case of COVID-19 was identified in Kosovo on March 13, 2020, USAID’s assistance has focused on supporting frontline workers and communities to slow the spread, caring for those affected, and equipping people with the tools needed to fight back against COVID-19.  For example, USAID has distributed 239 hygiene kits to health centers, 8,950 family kits and 1,200 kits for children throughout 38 Kosovo municipalities.

The fight against COVID-19 is not over, and this additional assistance from the American people will provide continued operational support and increase Kosovo’s capability to stop further transmission and mitigate COVID-19’s impact. 

The United States has invested more than $772 million in total assistance for Kosovo over the past 20 years.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 5:30am

Pristina, April 15, 2020 –  On March 26, U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced a significant increase in the United States’ contribution to the global response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Under this initiative, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will contribute $1.1 million to the Republic of Kosovo (RKS) to support the country’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 7:00pm

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green visited the Republic of Kosovo from November 11-12, 2019.

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 6:00am

Pristina, July 11, 2019  -  President Hashim Thaci and USAID/Kosovo Mission Director Lisa Magno signed an amendment today to the bilateral development cooperation agreement between the U.S. Government and the Government of Kosovo. This amendment commits an additional $35 million from the United States, bringing the total U.S. commitment under the agreement to $198 million, with all funds administered by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). All funds will support Kosovo on its journey to self-reliance.

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 8:30am

Pristina, May  13 , 2019 –   Last  week, USAID launched the much needed Civil Litigation Manual.  It provides practical information to assist judges move civil cases from submission to resolution, without delays, in a fair and timely manner. The Manual is designed by project experts and judges and combines technical guidance with practical advice and examples.

USAID and EU Sign Letter of Agreement
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 9:15am

Today, USAID Mission Director Lisa Magno and the Head of the European Union (EU) Cooperation Section Luigi Brusa signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA). This Letter of Agreement commits cooperation regarding financial assistance programs to strengthen the rule of law in Kosovo. 

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:00am

Pristina, July 27 , 2018 – Today, Ms. Lisa Magno was sworn in as USAID Kosovo Mission Director at a ceremony administered by US Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie.  USAID Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Brock Bierman,  Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj and other Kosovo and USEP Officials participated in the ceremony held for the first time in Pristina.

USAID Assistant Administrator Meets with Prime Minister Haradinaj
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:00am

Pristina, February 17, 2018 –USAID Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Brock Bierman met with Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj today.  The meeting highlighted USAID’s ongoing commitment to Kosovo’s growth and development, and recognized the efforts being made by the Government of Kosovo.

USAID in Kosovo Partners for Impact
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 5:15am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today two new programs to help build the workforce skills and capabilities for Kosovo’s youth. Through these programs the United States Government has allocated approximately $1.5 million to achieve this goal.

Last updated: June 23, 2020

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