Kosovo Threshold Signing Ceremony

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    Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, left, speaks before signing the Kosovo Threshold Program with Millennium Challenge Corporation, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

  • Steve Ruark for MCC

    Jonathan Nash, Acting CEO of Millennium Challenge Corporation, speaks before signing the Kosovo Threshold Program, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Steve Ruark for MCC

  • Steve Ruark for MCC

    Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, left, and Jonathan Nash, Acting CEO of Millennium Challenge Corporation, sign the Kosovo Threshold Program, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

  • Steve Ruark for MCC

    From left, Jonathan Nash, Acting CEO of Millennium Challenge Corporation, Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, Rep. Ed Royce of California and Rep. Eliot Engel of New York stand together after Nash and Thaci signed the Kosovo Threshold Program, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

On September 12, 2017, the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and the Government of the Republic of Kosovo signed a $49 million threshold program to spur economic growth and reduce poverty in Kosovo. Event participants included Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi and U.S. Congressmen Ed Royce of California and Eliot Engel of New York, who joined MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash for the signing ceremony in Washington, D.C. Congressman David Price of North Carolina was also in attendance at the ceremony.

Related Country Programs

  • Kosovo Threshold Program

    MCC’s threshold program with the Government of Kosovo addresses two major constraints to economic growth—a lack of reliable electricity, and real and perceived weaknesses in rule of law—in one of the poorest countries in Europe.