USAID’s Property Rights Program (PRP) is a four-year initiative that aims to address challenges to claiming property rights in Kosovo by assisting local authorities in developing a plan for the stabilization of the property rights regime. The program will work in partnership with the Government of Kosovo, selected municipalities, and other relevant local and international stakeholders.
Together with the EU, the program will assist the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to develop a property reform strategy and amend existing property-related legislation.
The Kosovo is Ready project aims to support advocacy initiatives to protect the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community from discrimination and human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the public and private sectors. Consistent with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Foreign Assistance Strategy, it advances and protects the civil rights of LGBT individuals and works to prevent backsliding.
In a society segregated physically and psychologically by the legacy of conflict, USAID through the National Democratic Institute (NDI) 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:
The USAID Contract Law Enforcement (CLE) Program is a three year program, which is working to improve rule of law in Kosovo and create a better business environment for economic development and investment. As such, the program is built around two strategic goals:
The overall goal of the program is to promote free and fair elections in Kosovo through work with local organizations to conduct thorough election observation.
Last updated: October 26, 2015