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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.

The terms of the agreement reinforce the principle that Kosovo’s commitment to its own development agenda, including through its own budget priorities, is key to Kosoov’s success.  USAID continues to offer opportunities to both the institutions and people of Kosovo to work together to improve the rule of law, increase economic development, and promotie regional stability.

Since 1999, USAID, on behalf of the American people, has invested over $920 million in Kosovo’s journey to self reliance.

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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: November 01, 2017

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