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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR)

Kosovo - financial assistance under IPA

Indicative funding allocation 2014-2020: €602.1 million

It is expected that funding in this period will contribute to the achievement of all the results listed in the following priority sectors:

  • Democracy & governance

Reforming the civil service (improving reliability, transparency, accountability); more efficient public service delivery; establishing democratic institutions, strengthening existing democracy (local government, the Assembly, independent oversight bodies).

  • Rule of law & fundamental rights

Strengthening the rule of law; fighting corruption and organised crime; implementing human rights law, and protecting and including minority and vulnerable groups.

  • Energy

Reforming the energy sector to tackle major health and environmental problems; ensuring a reliable and sustainable energy supply; greater use of renewable energies; alignment with EU energy law.

  • Competitiveness & innovation

Designing and implementing competitiveness policies; providing public services that meet private sector needs.

  • Education, employment & social policies

Improving the functioning of the labour market; raising education standards; promoting skills development; restructuring the social welfare system.

  • Agriculture & rural development

Increasing competitiveness in agriculture and food production, and raising food safety standards; improving living standards in rural communities, building a climate-resilient rural economy.

  • Regional and territorial cooperation

Improving regional and neighbourly relations through Cross‑Border Cooperation programmes.

How will these priorities be implemented? (general background on IPA).

Other sources of information

For specific information (programme level), see below.

Key figures

Kosovo key figures


Key documents