Kosovo is a potential candidate for European Union membership. The EU is Kosovo’s most important political and economic partner, and top investor and donor. Funding programmes and cooperation extend across many areas – energy efficiency, infrastructure development, training for disadvantaged young people, cultural heritage…and much more. Many challenges remain, and significant progress is needed to strengthen the rule of law, tackle corruption, and work towards a cleaner environment. EU support to Kosovo seeks to build on progress so far and create a better future for its citizens.
* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244/1999 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.
STORIES FROM KOSOVO
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Discover creative and innovative ideas that come to life in Kosovo – thanks to the support of the European Union.
The Digital Media Officer reports to the EU Special Representative (EUSR) Head of Communication Section, and will contribute to the EUSR’s overall external communication capacities as a member of the EUSR Communication team.
Individual organisations or members of consortia can apply for the call for proposals to support the circulation of European literary works. With a budget of €5 million, this call will support projects that will translate, publish, distribute, promote a package of minimum 5 works of fiction (novels, poetry, comics etc.).
‘Brussels Agreement’ between Belgrade and Pristina signed
The Stabilisation and Association Agreement between EU and Kosovo enters into force
The European Commission proposes visa-free travel for the people of Kosovo
First meeting of the EU-Kosovo Stabilisation and Association Council
Commission confirms that Kosovo has fulfilled all outstanding visa liberalisation benchmarks
These infographics are based on latest available statistical data produced by Eurostat (2019).
POPULATION DENSITY165(per km²)
YOUNG PEOPLE (<15)
GDPper capita: €4,000
IMPORTS OF GOODS
EXPORT OF GOODS
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