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Government of Kosovo sets the amount of pension for victims of sexual violence during conflict (KP)

By   /  15/11/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Kosovapress reports that the government of Kosovo has set the amount of the monthly payment the victims of sexual violence during conflict in Kosovo will receive at €230. Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Skender Recica, said the decision guarantees the start of a serious process to help victims of sexual violence. The government also […]

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Thaci: KSF is a professional force thanks to KFOR (Kosovapress)

By   /  15/11/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, said that the outgoing KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni Fungo, is a proven friend of Kosovo and the region. “Time when Fungo served was very important for the country. We are grateful to all the soldiers serving with KFOR. KFOR preserves and builds peace,” Thaci said today during the COMKFOR […]

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KSF remains one of the most trusted institution in Kosovo (Koha/Kosovapress)

By   /  23/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo Security Force (KSF) remains one of the most trusted institutions in Kosovo, said panelists at a conference in Pristina today. KSF Minister, Rrustem Berisha, said the aim of the conference was to promote cooperation with partners and present KSF’s progress. “We also informed our partners of the steps we are taking leading to the […]

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President Thaci and Bulgarian FM Zaharieva agree on increasing cooperation (Kosovapress)

By   /  19/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, met in Pristina today Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Ekaterina Zaharieva, and expressed appreciation for Bulgaria’s continuous support to Kosovo in the state-building process and membership in international organizations. “Bulgaria is Kosovo’s strategic partner,” Thaci said. He said that although Kosovo and Bulgaria enjoy good bilateral relations, “we […]

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LDK’s Osmani to chair parliamentary committee on foreign affairs (Kosovapress)

By   /  16/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Vjosa Osmani from the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) has been appointed chair of the Assembly’s Foreign Affairs Committee. Osmani said foreign affairs require a great deal of cooperation between political parties and that she hoped this would be achieved during her tenure.  

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Ahmeti: Change of Kosovo borders, with domino effect (KosovaPress)

By   /  12/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The leader of the Democratic Union for Integration (BDI) in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Ali Ahmeti, told Kosovapress that statements of senior politicians in Serbia to redesign borders of Kosovo, are dangerous and with a domino effect for Western Balkans. He added that these matters should be considered seriously and with a cold […]

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Haradinaj: SAA implementation paves way to visa liberalisation (Kosovapress)

By   /  05/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, said today at the meeting of the Council for implementation of government strategy on cooperation with the civil society that if Kosovo does its homework and makes quick progress on implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA), it could gain EU candidate status as well as visa liberalisation. […]

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FOL: Kosovo courts improved performance on trying corruption cases (Kosovapress)

By   /  03/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo-based non-governmental organization FOL, presented today statistics regarding court’s performance on addressing corruption cases covering the period between January and June 2017. Jeton Zylfaj, programme manager at FOL, said this period marked an increase of court performance by 120% but that there is still a backlog of cases which the court need to address. He […]

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Women underrepresented in Kosovo public enterprises (Kosovapress)

By   /  19/09/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

A study carried out by the Kosovo-based Institute for Advanced Studies (GAP) found that women are underrepresented in leading posts of public enterprises, with only 15 percent of them being members of boards. “In 31 public enterprises we looked into, of 159 members of boards only 24 are women. Only five boards are chaired by […]

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Simic: We have to consult Belgrade before endorsing new government (Kosovapress)

By   /  07/09/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Serbian List MP, Igor Simic, said today that the Serbian List will vote in favour of PAN-AKR’s candidate for Assembly speaker but that with regards to the voting of the Kosovo government, it will need to first consult authorities in Belgrade. “We will decide after consultations with the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic and director […]

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Djuric and Serbian Education Minister, stopped from entering Kosovo (KosovaPress)

By   /  04/09/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Sources from KosovaPress informed that Director of the Office for Kosovo at the Serbian government, Marko Djuric and Serbia’s Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Mladen Sarcevic, were stopped from entering Kosovo territory. The same source informed that Djuric and Sarcevic were blocked at Jarinje border crossing by Kosovo security bodies. It is not known […]

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Konjufca: We do not support Veseli for Assembly Speaker (Kosovapress)

By   /  10/08/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Vetevendosje’s Glauk Konjufca said during today’s constitutive session of the Assembly that PAN is intentionally boycotting the sessions because it does not have enough votes to elect speaker. “They don’t have the numbers. They don’t want to be in the opposition. We are tired of hearing them say they’re election winners and have the votes. […]

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