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- 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.

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

14.03.2019

12 March 2019
Prishtina 


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. 


The re-elected Language Commissioner Slavisa Mladenovic presented before the Board the 2018 annual report, the Office's planned activities for 2019, the achievements and also some of the challenges faced by the OLC in implementing the Law on the Use Languages.  


Following the detailed presentation of the OLC's annual work report, the Language Policy Board unanimously adopted the 2018 Work Report, while positively evaluating the work and the numerous activities undertaken by the Office over the past year. 



Office of the Language Commissioner was established in April 2012 under auspices of the Office of the Prime Minister, pursuant to Regulation br.07/2012. The Office is mandated to oversee the implementation of the law on languages, works with institutions to improve the implementation of the law and promote and protect the right on the use of the language of all communities in Kosovo.

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