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Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:45am

Pristina, July 27, 2021 – Today, Ms. Zeinah Salahi was sworn in as USAID Kosovo Mission Director at a ceremony officiated by USAID Administrator Samanta Power. The U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo Phillip S. Kosnett, USAID acting Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia Margot Ellis, USAID staff, and friends and family participated in the online ceremony.

In her remarks, Administrator Power stated, “Under Zeinah’s leadership, USAID will continue to support civil society and community-based organizations to better represent the needs of Kosovo’s citizens and work with the government to implement citizen-responsive laws and policies.” 

Ambassador Kosnett spoke highly of Ms. Salahi’s contributions during her tenure in Kosovo as Deputy Mission Director, and highlighted USAID’s role in Kosovo’s development. He added that under Ms. Zeinah’s leadership he sees a bright future for USAID Kosovo.

No one is safe, until everyone is safe
Monday, July 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

Pristina, July 19, 2021 – Today, the UNICEF Office in Kosovo and USAID announced a $1 million partnership in support of communication and outreach efforts in Kosovo for COVID-19 prevention and vaccination.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 7:30am

The Acting President of the Republic of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu and USAID/Kosovo Mission Director Lisa Magno signed a new bilateral development cooperation agreement between the U.S. Government and the Government of Kosovo today. This new bilateral cooperation agreement makes available another $33 million out of a planned total of $161 million from the United States through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in support of Kosovo on its journey of self-reliance.

USAID supported hygenic kits
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.  

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.

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Last updated: June 23, 2020

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