AKT aims to increase constructive interethnic cooperation and interaction between Kosovo’s majority and minority populations, which is vital to the security and stability of the region. The program takes a holistic approach toward the integration of minority populations by partnering with municipalities and other government partners to support the engagement of targeted communities. In particular, the program works to improve conditions to enable ethnic minorities to actively engage in the work force and Government of Kosovo institutions while preserving and protecting their unique cultural heritage.
USAID’s Basic Education Program works with schools and communities to develop 21st century skills for children in primary school (grades 1-9). It also assists Kosovo education institutions in undertaking reforms such as: decentralization of the Municipal Education Directorates, improving the quality of teaching and learning outcomes of primary school students, and improving teacher professional development through school-based training.
The USAID Contract Law Enforcement (CLE) Program is a five year program to improve rule of law in Kosovo and create a better business environment for economic development and investment. The program is built around two strategic goals:
The Kosovo American Education Fund (KAEF) is a perpetual education fund dedicated to the economic development of Kosovo through the education of its people. KAEF supports educational programs that provide Kosovo’s future leaders with the tools they need to promote the country’s future prosperity.
In a society segregated physically and psychologically by the legacy of conflict, through the National Democratic Institute (NDI), USAID is convening Kosovars of diverse ethnic backgrounds in purposeful dialogue about the issues that both divide and unite them to engender cooperation between communities on issues of shared concern and interest.
The program’s main objectives are to:
Last updated: August 04, 2016