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Assembly committee unanimously approves draft law on Pristina (RTK)

By   /  27/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo Assembly’s committee on public administration, local governance and media endorsed today draft law on Pristina paving way for the MPs to vote on it in one of the Assembly’s sessions. The draft law, giving Pristina additional powers and budget, received the support of all parliamentary parties represented at the committee. Deputy Minister of Local […]

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Number of victims of sexual violence during conflict in Kosovo clash MP Osmani and Minister Hamza (Telegrafi)

By   /  26/10/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

During yesterday’s debate at the Assembly of Kosovo over the opposition claims that Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) veterans’ lists were “inflated”, Finance Minister Bedri Hamza said that while at it, the issue of the “inflated” number of women raped during the conflict in Kosovo should also be addressed. “20,000 women were not raped during the […]

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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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Vetevendosje’s Kadaj-Bujupi to chair parliamentary committee on KIA (Koha)

By   /  13/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Vetevendosje’s MP, Donika Kadaj-Bujupi, has been appointed to chair the Assembly Committee for the Oversight of the Kosovo Intelligence Agency (KIA). Kadaj-Bujupi said the committee will soon call the head of KIA to report on a number of issues that have so far not been addressed.

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Vetevendosje’s request to re-vote motion on Rikalo, rejected (Koha)

By   /  04/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The plenary session of the Assembly of Kosovo started today with the request of the Vetevendosje’s MP, Liburn Aliu, to revote LDK’s motion for dismissal of the Minister for Agriculture, Nenad Rikalo. Head of today’s session, Xhavit Haliti, explained that voting of the motion concluded during Tuesday’s session, and told Aliu to make a new […]

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Kosovo Assembly approves IPA agreement (Koha)

By   /  04/10/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Members of the Kosovo Assembly approved the agreement on the Instrument of Pre-Accession which enables Kosovo access to over € 70 million assistance from the EU. The agreement received the support of all MPs present at the session.

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Simic: Atmosphere of lynch against Rikalo, without arguments (KIM Radio)

By   /  04/10/2017  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  No Comments

Kosovo MP, Slavko Simic harshly criticized some politicians in the Kosovo Assembly yesterday, saying they create “an atmosphere of lynch” against Minister of Agriculture, Nenad Rikalo, KIM Radio reported. “Such an atmosphere is created through the media, without any arguments. The aim is to divert attention from the everyday issues and political failures. Certain MPs […]

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Delawie: Kosovo Assembly to begin work as soon as possible (RTK)

By   /  28/09/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, said he agreed with the statement of the EU Special Representative Nataliya Apostolova who criticized the Kosovo Assembly for being slow in scheduling the next session. “Assembly should get to work as soon as possible to serve the people of Kosovo. Real problems need solutions now,” Delawie tweeted.

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Apostolova disappointed with Kosovo Assembly (Klan Kosova)

By   /  27/09/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Head of the EU Office in Kosovo and Special Representative, Nataliya Apostolova, said she was disappointed with the slowness of Kosovo Assembly’s work being that it held no other session following its constitutive one. In a roundtable organised by the Group for Political and Legal Studies on the implementation of Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA), […]

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KDI criticizes parties for involvement in election campaign and Assembly neglect (RTK)

By   /  26/09/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The Kosovo Democratic Institute (KDI) think tank issued a statement warning that even four months of general elections and numerous obstacles, the Assembly of Kosovo is not yet fully functional. KDI said that apart from assigning parliamentary committees, political parties have yet to propose names of MPs that would chair them or take part in […]

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Kosovo Assembly forms parliamentary committees (Telegrafi)

By   /  20/09/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The presidency of the Kosovo Assembly in a meeting today set up parliamentary committees. Vetevendosje will chair the committee on legislation, the committee for labour and social welfare, education committee and the committee for supervision of the Kosovo Intelligence Agency. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) will chair the economic development committee, committee on […]

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Veseli reelected President of the Assembly of Kosovo (media)

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

Kosovo Assembly MPs elected Kadri Veseli with 62 votes for, 52 against and no abstentions, for the President of the Assembly of Kosovo. This is Veseli’s second mandate as president of the legislative. MPs also elected deputy presidents of the Assembly: Xhavit Haliti from the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK), Aida Derguti from Vetevendosje Movement […]

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