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Last updated: November 19, 2021

October 21, 2021

Pristina, October 21st, 2021 – On September 27, 2021, USAID’s Energy Sustainability Activity and Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (MESPI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the development of Kosovo’s renewable energy sector.

October 7, 2021

Proper functioning of democracy is possible only if young citizens are vocal in the process. Common challenges that impact the young generation such as lack of engagement in public and political life, were at the core of the discussion organized by USAID-supported European Democracy Youth Network (EDYN) on September 15 to mark the International Day of Democracy.

October 7, 2021

Empowering Kosovo citizens to secure their property rights and further stimulate economic development through the legalization of unpermitted buildings requires reaching out to all communities. In order to increase awareness among hard-to-reach communities, USAID, through the Kosovo Economic Governance Activity, has partnered with the Non-Governmental Organization “Voice of Roma, Ashkali, and Egyptians” (VoRAE) to conduct legalization outreach activities with minority communities in twelve (12) Kosovo municipalities. 

October 7, 2021

Zenun Zeneli has been working for the Water Supply Company in Kaçanik for several years.  He is among eight people with disabilities employed out of 396 currently living in Kacanik municipality.

September 23, 2021

When Visar Kelmendi founded Green Energy Technologies (GET) in 2010, one of the main difficulties he faced was the lack of a market for his company’s solar installation products. Fast forward to today, and Visar joined over 200 businesses, solar developers, policymakers, commercial banks, and local organizations in Kosovo's first-ever Solar Forum.