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Balkans |  Kosovo has made progress in fighting corruption
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Balkans | Kosovo has made progress in fighting corruption

Ranked 84th out of 180 countries in Transparency International’s 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index, Kosovo has made progress in fighting corruption. The 2022 Corruption Perceptions Index has been announced by Transparency International. Kosovo ranked 84th out of 180 countries in the index, with a score of 41 points. “Kosovo has made progress on an improved legal...

Balkans |  A call from the United States to “create a federation of Serbian municipalities”
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Balkans | A call from the United States to “create a federation of Serbian municipalities”

In a joint letter, US State Department advisor Derek Chollet and US Special Representative for the Western Balkans Gabriel Escobar called on Kosovo to create a federation of Serb-majority municipalities. Chollet and Escobar also stated that one of America’s most important goals in the Western Balkans is to help create the conditions for healthy, peaceful,...

Balkans |  Drug shortages continue in North Macedonia and Kosovo
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Balkans | Drug shortages continue in North Macedonia and Kosovo

The result of the study conducted by the Group of Pharmacies of the European Union (PGEU) with pharmacies in 29 countries, including EU countries, as well as Turkey, Norway, Kosovo and North Macedonia, for the period from November 14 to December 31, has been published. The problem of providing medicines in European countries has been...

Balkans |  Young Turks are attracting attention in Kosovo with their unknown tools
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Balkans | Young Turks are attracting attention in Kosovo with their unknown tools

Melih Jezmen, a street musician in the center of Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, attracts the attention of the public and tourists with his instrument called “Handpan”. The 29-year-old told Anadolu Agency (AA) about his little-known instrument, the reactions he received from the people of Kosovo, and his goals. Pointing out that the Handpan, which...

Balkans |  A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of Regional Development of Kosovo and the municipality of Mamusa.
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Balkans | A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of Regional Development of Kosovo and the municipality of Mamusa.

A memorandum of understanding was signed between the Ministry of Regional Development and Mamusa Municipality within the scope of the Regional Development Program for the year 2023. The Memorandum of Understanding on capital investment projects within the scope of the 2023 Regional Development Program was signed by Minister of Regional Development Vikram Damca and Mayor...

Balkans |  MSB: Aid of clothing has been provided to 38 families affected by floods in Kosovo
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Balkans | MSB: Aid of clothing has been provided to 38 families affected by floods in Kosovo

In a statement issued by the Ministry of National Defense, “The Parliamentary Delegation Presidency of Turkey Kosovo provided disguised aid to 38 families affected by floods in the Mitrovica region within the scope of civilian soldiers’ cooperation activities.” The Ministry of National Defense announced on its Twitter account that the Turkish Representation Committee of the...

Balkans |  Strong reaction from Kosovar Interior Minister Svela
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Balkans | Strong reaction from Kosovar Interior Minister Svela

Kosovo’s Interior Minister Khelal Svechla reacted sharply to the gun attack on a Kosovo police patrol in the north. In his social media post, Svicla indicated that these attacks were carried out by criminal elements supported by Serbia, and wrote that the goal of criminal groups in the north is to create an atmosphere of...

Balkans |  Corti: There is no such thing as a federation of municipalities of Serbia in Kosovo
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Balkans | Corti: There is no such thing as a federation of municipalities of Serbia in Kosovo

The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, said that the Union of Serbian Municipalities does not exist in his country, and that the agreement to establish the Union of Municipalities has been violated by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. “There are municipalities with a Serb majority, but there are no Albanian, Serbian or Turkish municipalities,” Kurti...

Balkans |  49 million euros for waste management from the European Union and Germany to Kosovo
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Balkans | 49 million euros for waste management from the European Union and Germany to Kosovo

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure, and the Association of Kosovo Municipalities, the European Union’s Office in Kosovo has assessed the completion of a three-year project dedicated to improving solid waste management. The recently completed €7 million project was co-financed by the...

Balkans |  Lagac: The party that does not accept the Franco-German plan loses the support of the international community
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Balkans | Lagac: The party that does not accept the Franco-German plan loses the support of the international community

Miroslav Lajcak, the European Union’s Special Representative for the Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue, said he expects the Belgrade and Pristina administration to accept and sign the Franco-German plan. Lajcak stated that within the scope of their contacts in Pristina, they discussed the plan, also known as the EU solution proposal, with the parties separately. to negotiations The...