USAID’s Property Rights Program (PRP) is a four-year initiative to improve the legal framework and institutional practices and procedures governing property rights, in order to make it easy and straightforward to acquire, register, use and transfer property in Kosovo. The program is working in close partnership with the Government of Kosovo, selected municipalities, and other relevant local and international stakeholders.
The Kosovo is Ready project aims to support advocacy initiatives to protect the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, in both the public and private sectors, from discrimination and human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity. 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, 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:
The USAID Contract Law Enforcement (CLE) Program is a three 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:
1) Assisting Kosovo institutions to improve the enforcement of civil judgments, while dramatically reducing the backlog of enforcement cases in the Kosovo court system.
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: July 11, 2014