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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

    

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

Language Commissioner Slavisa Mladenovic Meets With Ambassador Lamberto Zannier, OSCE High Commissioner on national Minorities, HCNM.

02.04.2019

At the premises of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo, the Language Commissioner Slavisa Mladenovic hosted a meeting with Lamberto Zanier, OSCE Senior Commissioner on National Minorities.more

Conference: “Implementation of the Law on the Use of Languages – Activities and Challenges”

29.03.2019

The conference on the topic "Implementation of the Law on the Use of Languages - Activities and Challenges", organized by the Office of the Language Commissioner was held yesterday at the Sirius Hotel in Pristina. The aim of the conference was to gather all those who undertook certain activities for the promotion of language and linguistic rights in Kosovo. more

The Language Policy Board adopted the 2018 Annual Report of the Office of the Language Commissioner

14.03.2019

Organized by the Office of the Language Commissioner (OLC), a meeting of the Language Policy Board was held where Board's Chairman Hysni Shala informed the Board members about the re-election of the Language Commissioner Slavisa Mladenovic for another mandate of six (6) years. more

The Office of the Language Commissioner (OLC), in cooperation with the company Trankos, organized trainings on translation software for translators at the central level

11.03.2019

Group trainings for Albanian-Serbian-Albanian translators were held on Tuesday and Wednesday on March 5 and 6, at Trankos premises, in the form of a multi-hours presentation of functions and ways of using software. more

Today is International Mother Language Day!

21.02.2019

There are about ten ethnic communities living in Kosovo that speak their own language, while five languages are in official use. Mother tongue is part of cultural identity of people, way of their expression and mutual recognition. more

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