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Quick Facts

- Official Languages in Kosovo are Albanian and Serbian.

- Language of any community that constitutes five (5) per cent of the total population in any municipality will have the status of an official language.

- Language of any community that constitutes three (3) or more per cent of the total population in any municipality or has been traditionally spoken in a municipality can be used as a language in official use.
 
- In Prizren municipality, Turkish language has a status of an official language, as the traditional language.

News

    

Declaration on European Day of Languages

25.09.2020

Tomorrow is the European day of languages, which is being marked since 2001 across Europe, with the idea to strengthen the awareness about importance of language learning with the aim of intercultural understanding, promote rich language diversity of Europe, and encourage language learning in and out of schools. We are aspiring for Kosovo to be the best example of multilingualism in the region, with the aim to build true multiethnic society, better rule of law, ensure the right of all the peoples living in Kosovo, strengthen the image of institutions, and speed up the euro-atlantic integrations.more

The Office of Language Commissioner holds a meeting with officials of the Kosovo Agency of Statistics

27.11.2019

In the premises of the Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS), the Language Commissioner Slavisa Mladenovic held a meeting with the Chief Executive Officer Isa Krasniqi, where they discussed a range of issues related to the usage of official languages in questionnaires and other accompanying documents for the 2021 Census, including an awareness and information campaign for citizens.more

The prize for best practice in implementing the Law on the Use of Languages has been awarded

14.11.2019

The Office of the Language Commissioner (OLC) in cooperation with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Mission in Kosovo, has awarded the prize for “Best Practice in Implementing the Law on the Use of Languages”. more

The Albanian-Serbian-Albanian online dictionary promoted

26.09.2019

The Albanian-Serbian-Albanian online dictionary was promoted today at the premises of the National Library "Pjetër Bogdani" in Prishtina. This project was supported by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and UNMIK, in close cooperation with the Office of the Language Commissioner. more

DOKUFEST: True Importance of Multilingualism and Learning Languages

05.08.2019

Today, the Language Commissioner, Slavisa Mladenovic, attended the panel with the topic “True Importance of Multilingualism and Learning Languages”, co-organized by the Office of the Language Commissioner, British Embassy, IOM and UNMIK. The event was held in Prizren, as part of the “Dokufest” film festival more

Language Commissioners meet in Toronto, Canada, at the annual Conference of the International Association of Language Commissioners

27.06.2019

On the occasion of the Sixth Annual Conference of the International Association of Language Commissioners (IALC) on the topic "Protecting language minorities, builds stronger societies", Language Commissioner, Mr. Slavisa Mladenovic, is staying in Toronto, Canada as a participant and panellist alongside other language commissioners, people advocates and experts on language rights from around the world.more

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