29
NOV
2018

Third-annual Wood Industry Convention to Support and Promote Kosovo’s Wood Processors

The third edition of the Wood Industry Convention will be held on December 5th 2018, at the Emerald Hotel in Prishtina, starting from 9:30. The event will highlight and raise awareness of the importance of the wood-processing sector to Kosovo’s economic growth. Through the...
28
NOV
2018

Second-annual Apparel Convention Promotes Growth of Kosovo’s Apparel Industry  

On November 14th 2018, the second edition of the Apparel Industry Convention took place in Prishtina to promote Kosovo’s apparel industry.  The Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Prishtina Colleen Hyland, Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, Head of Development...
26
NOV
2018

Third Edition of the Green Festival Yields Biggest Success Yet

October 2018 – The green energy sector presents considerable opportunities for economic growth and job creation in Kosovo. To support this promising sector, USAID EMPOWER Private Sector has initiated and organized the Green Festival for three years running. Held on...
09
NOV
2018

Kosovo IT companies connect with Estonian counterparts

During October 17th and 19th, 2018, Kosovo IT companies Cacttus and LinkPlus participated in the Western Balkans Business Forum in Tallinn, Estonia, hosted by the Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Estonia Development Cooperation. Their participation at the conference...
24
OCT
2018

The biggest Kosovo apparel industry event is coming soon!

The second edition of the Kosovo Apparel Convention will be held on November 14th, 2018, at the Emerald Hotel, Prishtina, starting from 9:30 am. The purpose of the event is to help the Kosovo apparel industry gain visibility and attract investors, while offering a networking...
24
OCT
2018

Kosovo wood processors brush up on their painting skills

On October 15-18, 2018, Kosovo wood processors brushed up on their painting skills and learned new techniques at a wood painting course held by USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida. Fourteen participants from seven wood processing companies, including a company...
24
OCT
2018

KAMA assumes central role in organizing Kosovo Apparel Convention

EMPOWER Private Sector signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nora Zhilivoda, the Executive Director of the Kosovo Apparel Marketing Association (KAMA), for the implementation of the second edition of the Kosovo Apparel Convention that will be held this November in...
24
OCT
2018

The 7th edition of KosICT: A glimpse of the future!

During 12th and 13th of October, the regional ICT conference KosICT gathered hundreds of ICT experts, enthusiasts and curious minds in Prishtina. During the two-day event, various presentations and impressive discussion panels were held from top-tier speakers from around the...
19
OCT
2018

Informing youth on training opportunities through RED-T

In October 2018, A.U.K. Training and Development Institute held information sessions for interested youth to participate in the Regional Employment Development Training (RED-T) program in the municipalities of Gjilan, Hani i Elezit, Kacanik, and Viti. The RED-T program is funded...
19
OCT
2018

Youth from Hani i Elezit are informed on skills training opportunities

On October 4th, 2018, a joint information session was held in the municipality of Hani i Elezit to inform youth on the opportunity to participate in three upcoming youth workforce development programs. Representatives from the three program implementers, namely Help-Kosovo,...
19
OCT
2018

Information Sessions on Self-Employment Training Program held in Gjilan, Hani i Elezit, Kacanik, and Viti

September 2018 – As part of the Self-Employment (SE) Training Program funded by EMPOWER Private Sector Project, local organization Help Kosovo held information sessions in four municipalities of Kosovo, namely, Gjilan, Hani i Elezit, Kacanik, and Viti. The information sessions...
19
OCT
2018

Continuing to support local manufacturing companies to create jobs

On September 21st, 2018, the USAID EMPOWER Private Sector project in partnership with Sida signed grant agreements with two different manufacturing companies in Kosovo, Mahagoni and Pista-Ekoplast. A grant was signed with wood-processing company Mahagoni to purchase new equipment...
27
SEP
2018

Kosovo’s youth to benefit from professional development trainings

In September 2018, RIT Kosovo A.U.K – Training and Development Institute and mayors of the municipalities of Gjilan, Hani i Elezit, Kaçanik, and Viti reached agreements of cooperation to implement the Regional Employment Development Training Program (RED-T). The training...
27
SEP
2018

Regional Employment Development Program to increase job prospects for youth!

On September 6th, 2018, EMPOWER Private Sector Project signed a cooperation agreement with RIT Kosovo A.U.K – Training and Development Institute to implement the Regional Employment Development Training Program (RED-T). The program aims to enhance employment opportunities...
14
SEP
2018

The Green Festival grows stronger in its 3rd edition on September 19-21!

September 2018 – The third edition of the Green Festival will come this year bigger and greener than ever before. Over 40 Kosovar companies will present their products and services to promote a more sustainable environment in the future. The Green Festival will provide a...
14
SEP
2018

Youth from Gjilan, Han i Elezit, Kacanik and Viti to receive On-the-Job Training

In August 2018, the Kosovo Manufacturing Club (KMC) signed cooperation agreements with the municipalities of Gjilan, Han I Elezit, Kacanik, and Viti, to implement the On-the-Job Training Program that is financed by USAID EMPOWER Private Sector. Through these agreements, youth...
14
SEP
2018

Partnering with Municipalities to Empower Youth in Business

In August 2018, local-organization Help-Kosovo signed cooperation agreements with four municipalities of Kosovo to implement the Self-Employment Training Program. The program which is funded by USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida, aims to foster employability...
10
SEP
2018

Save the dates for the 3rd edition of the Green Festival!

The 3rd edition of Green Festival will take place from the 19th to the 21st of September at “1 Tetori” sports hall in Prishtina. The Green Festival is the largest networking platform in Kosovo for Green Businesses, government agencies, donors, and relevant energy stakeholders....