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Politics of Kosovo

In Kosovo, the type of government is a Parliamentary republic. In Kosovo, the legislative power is vested in a Assembly of Kosovo. The head of the government is Hashim Thaçi. The governmental structure of a country determines the manner in which laws are written, approved, and interpreted. Government type determines the manner in which elections are held as well as the country's system of policing its citizens. The term of office of the head of state in Kosovo lasts until 1 January 2021. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The term of office of the head of state in Kosovo lasts until 01/01/2021. The length of a head of state's term has a direct effect on the power and influence of the executive position. A longer term of office provides the head of state with increased authority. The Global Peace Index (GPI) for Kosovo is 1.938. Due to strong law enforcement presence and high social responsibility, Kosovo is very safe by international standards. In 2013, Kosovo received 567.6 million USD in foreign aid. In 2014, the foreign aid amounted to 657 USD.

Government

In Kosovo, the head of the government is Hashim Thaçi. The government system of Kosovo is a Parliamentary republic. In Kosovo, the legislative power is vested in a Assembly of Kosovo; this is a Unicameral legislative body, and therefore a Unicameral Assembly of Kosovo. According to the World Bank Group, the government effectiveness index of Kosovo is -0.32. This indicates that the government of Kosovo is mediocre. While some public and civil services are limited, in other cases they can be considered adequate or even effective. Potential investors should carefully evaluate the governmental situation in Kosovo before considering any business maneuvers.

Unions and alliances

This section deals with a list of unions Kosovo is a member of.

Kosovo is a member of the International Monetery Fun (IMF). To read more about when Kosovo became a member of these unions and what additional political unions and alliances Kosovo is part of, click on Kosovo membership in international unions.

Freedom in Kosovo

With regard to political and civil freedoms, Kosovo is 2. Citizens in Kosovo experience partial freedom. While the majority of citizens are able to exercise their free will to a certain extent in Kosovo, some political engagement may be limited and certain population groups may be excluded from certain freedoms or expressions. To read more about freedom level in Kosovo click on Freedom in Kosovo.