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Government Coalition (52)

  PDK : 23 seats

  Alliance for the Future of Kosovo : 11 seats

  NISMA : 6 seats

  6+: 6 seats

  Without Group: 6 seats

Opposition (58)

  LA Coalition: 27 seats

  VV: 19 seats

  GDP: 12 seats

  Serb List: 10 seats

Elections

Voting system

Open list
Open list
Party-list proportional representation

First election

17 November 2001

Last election

11 June 2017

Next election

2021

Meeting place

Assembly Building, Pristina, Kosovo

Website

http://www.kuvendikosoves.org/?cid=2,1

Republic of Kosovo

This article is part of a series on the politics and government of Kosovo

Constitution and law

Legislature

Assembly

Chairman: Kadri Veseli

Judiciary

Constitutional Court Kosovo
Kosovo
Judicial Council

Executive

President

Hashim Thaçi

Prime Minister

Ramush Haradinaj

Government

Administrative divisions

Districts Municipalities

Recent elections

Presidential: 2008 2011 2016

Parliamentary: 2010 2014 2017

Local: 2007 2009 2013

Referendums: 1991 2012

Political parties

PDK LDK AAK SLS VV AKR

Foreign policy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Minister: Enver Hoxhaj

Foreign relations Declaration of independence

Diplomatic recognition ICJ advisory opinion

Accession to European Union Diplomatic missions in Kosovo / of Kosovo Brussels Agreement Belgrade– Pristina
Pristina
negotiations

Other countries Atlas

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The Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo
Republic of Kosovo
(Albanian: Kuvendi i Republikës së Kosovës; Serbian: Скупштина Републике Косово) was originally established by the United Nations
United Nations
Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo
in 2001[2] to provide 'provisional, democratic self-government'. On February 17, 2008, representatives of the people of Kosovo[3] declared that Kosovo
Kosovo
is independent from Serbia
Serbia
and subsequently adopted a constitution, which came into effect on 15 June 2008. The Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo[a] is regulated by the Constitution of Kosovo
Kosovo
and has 120 members; of these, 100 are directly voted into the Assembly whilst the rest are reserved as follows:

10 seats for the representatives of the Serbs. 4 seats for the representatives of the Romani, Ashkali
Ashkali
and Egyptians. 3 seats for the Bosniaks. 2 seats for the Turks. 1 seat for the Gorans.[4]

Albanian is the official language of the majority, but all languages of minorities such as Serbian, Turkish and Bosnian are used, with simultaneous interpretation.

Contents

1 Committees 2 Election results 3 Notes and references 4 External links

Committees[edit] The Kosovo
Kosovo
Assembly has 19 committees:

Budget Committee Committee for Finance and Economy Committee for Education, Science and Technology Committee for Health Committee for Labour and Social Welfare Committee for Public Services Committee on Foreign Affairs Committee on Judicial, Legislative and Constitutional Framework Matters Committee on Missing Persons – it is a relatively unique committee that deals with the issue of large number of missing persons and prisoners of war as a result of the Kosovo
Kosovo
War. Committee on Media Committee on the Rights and Interests of Communities Committee for Trade and Industry Committee for Culture, Youth and Sports Committee for Environment and Spatial Planning Committee for Transport and Communications Committee for Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development Committee on Emergency Preparedness Committee on Public Petitions and Claims Committee on Gender Equality

Election results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats Ideology

PANA Coalition 245,646 33.74

41 / 120

Economic liberalism, Albanian nationalism

Vetëvendosje! 200,138 27.49

19 / 120

Social democracy, Albanian nationalism, Civic nationalism, Direct democracy, Egalitarianism, Kosovo–Albania unionism

LA Coalition: 185,892 25.53

27 / 120

Social conservatism, Economic liberalism, Albanian nationalism

Serb List 44,578 6.12

9 / 120

Serbian nationalism, Minority politics

Minorities 31,666 4.36

11 / 120

Minority politics

Source: KQZ, KQZ, KQZ

Notes and references[edit] Notes:

a. ^ Kosovo
Kosovo
is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo
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
Kosovo
has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations
United Nations
member states.

References:

^ "[1]" ^ "Constitutional Framework for Provisional Self-Government" ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-07-23. Retrieved 2012-08-19.  ^ "[2]"

External links[edit]

Official website (in English) (in Albanian) (in Serbian) Constitutional Framework

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Parliament of Europe

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States with limited recognition

Abkhazia Artsakh Kosovo Northern Cyprus South Ossetia Transnistria

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Other entities

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Dependent and other territories

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Non-UN states

Abkhazia Artsakh Cook Islands Kosovo Niue Northern Cyprus Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic South Ossetia Taiwan Transnistria

Historical

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