Vjosa Osmani

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Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu
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5th President of Kosovo
Assumed office
4 April 2021
Prime MinisterAlbin Kurti
Preceded byGlauk Konjufca (Acting)
In office
5 November 2020 – 22 March 2021
Prime MinisterAvdullah Hoti
Preceded byHashim Thaçi
Succeeded byGlauk Konjufca (Acting)
6th Speaker of the Assembly of Kosovo
In office
3 February 2020 – 22 March 2021
PresidentHashim Thaçi
Preceded byGlauk Konjufca
Succeeded byGlauk Konjufca
Personal details
Vjosa Osmani

(1982-05-17) 17 May 1982 (age 40)[1]
Titova Mitrovica, SFR Yugoslavia
(now Mitrovica, Kosovo)[a]
Political partyIndependent (2021–present)
Other political
Prindon Sadriu (m. 2012)
EducationUniversity of Pristina
University of Pittsburgh (LLM, SJD)[4]
ProfessionPolitician and legal academic

Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu (born 17 May 1982) is a Kosovan jurist and politician. She is the fifth and current president of Kosovo since 4 April 2021.[5][6]

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  1. Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations member states.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vjosa Osmani is elected President of Kosovo". Class (Albania). Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  2. "A po largohet Vjosa Osmani nga LDK-ja? Kjo është deklarata e saj" [Is Vjosa Osmani leaving the LDK? This is her statement]. Kanal10 (in Albanian). 7 September 2020.
  3. "Prindon Sadriu: Në MPJ jam punësuar para se të martohesha me Vjosa Osmanin" [Prindon Sadriu: I was employed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before I married Vjosa Osmani]. Gazeta Express (in Albanian). 27 November 2018. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  4. https://archive.is/20210408031852/https://www.law.pitt.edu/news/pitt-law-alumna-vjosa-osmani-nominated-ldk-candidate-prime-minister-kosovo
  5. "Kurti kandidat i VV-së për kryeministër, Osmani për presidente". Koha Ditore (in Albanian). 14 January 2021.
  6. "Kosovo MPs elect lawyer Vjosa Osmani as president". Deutsche Welle. 4 April 2021. Retrieved 5 April 2021.