Kosovo

Map: Location of Kosovo

Geographical Location:  Southeastern Europe
Capital: Priština
Population:   2,3 millions (1)
Area:   10.887 km2 (2)
GDP/capita: 2.813 $ (3)
Life expectancy:   70 years (4)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0,714 (comparable to Albania) (4)


 
 


1) UN Statistics Division, 2012: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/snaama/selbasicFast.asp
2) CIA World Factbook: http://www.cia.gov
3) UN Statistics Division, 2012: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/snaama/selbasicFast.asp
4) GUNDP Kosovo Human Development Report, 2014: http://www.ks.undp.org/content/kosovo/en/home/countryinfo/

Our projects in Kosovo:

Kosovo ist still marked by the consequences of ist political history. The majority of the population lives in poverty which is the result of a not functioning market economy and high unemployment.

Discrimination of women and girls is expressed through a low access education and vocational training, early marriage and motherhood as well as rights mutilation.

Contact
Nina Hechenberger
+43 (0) 676 83 402 237
nina.hechenberger@volkshilfe.at

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