Ambassador Delawie’s Remarks at the 2nd High-Level Energy Forum

Since 1999 we’ve been committed to providing technical assistance to the energy sector, including our current partnership with the Ministry of Economic Development and to the energy regulator to support clean energy project development and facilitate private sector investment. We’re also supporting KEK in the last stages of its unbundling, and KOSTT in its regional ...
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Senator John McCain’s Remarks to the Assembly of Kosovo

Thank you, Mister Speaker, Mister Prime Minister, and dear friends for that kind reception and for the honor of addressing this Assembly. I come here to Kosovo after visiting Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. After my stay here—which I must admit is far too short—I will also visit Albania. As I travel ...
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Civil Society Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism

The Embassy has strongly supported the Government of Kosovo’s efforts to tackle this issue. And now that the Government’s Strategy and Action Plan for countering violent extremism is well established at the national level, it is critical that community leaders take the reins to ensure local level implementation moves forward.
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Ambassador Delawie Remarks on Preventing Violent Extremism

The United States Embassy strongly supports your efforts to prevent violent extremism and I was very encouraged to hear the opening remarks from our two first speakers today. I’m also very encouraged by these events that empower local officials, communities and citizens to be active in facing Kosovo’s challenges. It is particularly important on this ...
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Ambassador Delawie’s Remarks on Women’s Property Rights

Progress on women’s property rights is one of my top priorities, and something that I feel quite strongly about. This topic brings to the fore so many critical issues that we all care about: women’s economic empowerment, social inclusion, human rights, the rule of law, not to mention Kosovo’s economic development. I think the extent ...
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U.S. Presidential Inaugurations

Fun facts about past presidential inaugurations Incoming presidents have celebrated their inaugurations in novel ways, starting with George Washington dancing the minuet after his. The Constitution offers little guidance beyond the date of the inauguration and the words of the oath. Each celebration is shaped by tradition and by each new president’s personality. Here’s a look at a few notable inaugural moments.  
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Facebook Live Chat with Ambassador Delawie and Youth Council Anti-Corruption Week 2016

From our perspective, here at the Embassy, I think we’ve had a good year so far. We have raised awareness, a lot, about the problem of corruption. We have supported projects that make corruption less likely to happen, for example electronic procurement, and we are supporting prosecutors, judges and police on how to deal, investigate ...
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UK/U.S.-Kosovo Trade & Investment Forum

Since its independence in 2008, Kosovo has made substantial progress in establishing and developing free market policies and legislation, and in improving its business climate. These steps were recognized in the World Bank’s just-released Doing Business 2017 report, which shows Kosovo moving four places up the rankings this year, from 64 to 60. Kosovo got ...
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Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Mary Warlick’s Statement at the Kosovo B Power Plant

Thank you very much Mr. Minister, I really want to thank you for your hospitality and hosting my visit here today to have an opportunity to visit your facilities here at Kosovo A and B. It really is my great pleasure to be here and to have the opportunity to visit Kosovo’s primary sources of ...
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Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden at the conclusion of a bilateral meeting with President

Thank you very much, Mr. President. I’ve been to Kosovo many times. Looking at Mr. Rugova’s photograph or painting as I came down the stairs. I’ve met with him many times, as well. It goes back a long way. And I always enjoy coming. People back home ask me why I keep coming to Kosovo. ...
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Statement on Assistant Secretary Nuland’s Visit to Kosovo

Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland visited Kosovo on Sunday, July 10, for a series of meetings with leaders from the Government of Kosovo and civil society. She was joined during her visit by Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia Dr. Michael Carpenter and United States Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie. ...
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The interview of the Special Envoy of the U.S. Department of State for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons, Randy Berry, given to “Zëri” daily newspaper,

Special Envoy Randy Berry Interview to Zëri Newspaper Zëri: Thank you very much for coming to Kosovo and for giving a voice and a heart to a community here. Today, we also had a chance to meet with a part of the community and it was nice that we actually heard this narrative from you. ...
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DAS Yee Interview to VOA

VOA: Your visit to Kosovo coincides with the seventh anniversary of its independence.  From the U.S. perspective, where is Kosovo today? DAS Yee: Well, Kosovo has made great progress since becoming independent in 2008. As you know, there have been a number of important positive developments, including recognition by over 100 countries of Kosovo, Kosovo’s ...
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DAS Melia’s interview with Koha Ditore, 6 February 2015

Koha Ditore: Mr. Melia, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor leads the U.S. efforts to promote the democracy, protect the human rights and international religious freedom and to advance labor rights globally. From your point of view, what is the current state of affairs regarding the democracy, human rights and labor in Kosovo? ...
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