Vjosa Osmani has been elected President of the Assembly of Kosovo. Osmani is the second woman to take over the presidency of Kosovo.
In her first speech, after the election as President, Osmani said that today is the day of Kosovo: “It is a great honor to address with your oath and the will of the citizens in the capacity of elected president. Love for Kosovo, our country and our compatriots, has been the greatest motivation of my political life and will continue to be. Today is the day of Kosovo, it is your day, of the citizens. It is the day on which we prove that we know how to face challenges with determination. Today Kosovo once again elected a woman president and little girls should not forget this. "Girls have the place where they want, where they work hard and diligently," she said.
Who is Vjosa Osmani
Vjosa Osmani, 38, is a law graduate who has been involved in politics since adolescence as an LDK activist.
She was born in the city of Mitrovica, is married and has twin daughters. On August 27, 2009, Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu was elected Chief of Staff of the then President of the Republic of Kosovo, Fatmir Sejdiu.
For three terms now, Osmani is a member of the Assembly of Kosovo from the ranks of the LDK, in which case in the last two terms, she was the most voted woman MP in Kosovo. Otherwise, Osmani-Sadriu is a professor at the University of Pristina.
Vjosa Osmani - Sadriu was born on May 17, 1982, in the city of Mitrovica, Kosovo. She completed primary and secondary school with great success in her hometown. He completed his basic studies at the Faculty of Law of the University of Prishtina, while he completed his master studies and doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, where he distinguished himself among hundreds of international students. Throughout all stages of the study, she was a scholarship holder. As a university professor, in Kosovo she teaches courses in the field of International Law, while in America she teaches the course "State-Building and Law: The Kosovo Experience".
She is currently chairing the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Diaspora and Strategic Investments. She previously served as Chair of the Committee on European Integration and Deputy Chair of the Committee on Constitutional Reform in Kosovo. In addition to building a successful career, Vjosa is married and is the mother of two twin daughters.
The political engagement of the Vjosa family influenced its formation and political engagement. Vjosa's political career began as a teenager, when she was also an LDK activist, to rise later over the years. On August 27, 2009, Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu was elected Chief of Staff of the then President of the Republic of Kosovo, Fatmir Sejdiu.
Although at a young age, she is known for her contribution to Kosovo's independence, her contribution to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), where at the time she was part of the Kosovo side in defending the legality of Kosovo's independence, is well known. , a case which Kosovo had won against Serbia. In this vital process for the country's independence, Vjosa has served as Kosovo's representative.
Vjosa completed her bachelor's degree in Kosovo with a scholarship, which was awarded to her by the Ministry of Education, being evaluated by her as the best student of the Faculty of Law in Kosovo. At the same time, she was selected as one of the five best students in the country from all faculties. In 2004, she was a recipient of a Master's Degree Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in the USA. In 2005 he was twice awarded the Excellence For The Future Award by the University of Pittsburgh. In 2009, thanks to the success shown, he had again won a full scholarship to complete his doctoral studies at the same university, where he focused again in the field of Law, specifically in the field of International Law. Also, for its contribution in the field of human rights,
Vjosa's political focus is on fighting corruption and organized crime and securing an independent jurisdiction. It is also focused on foreign policy, especially in Kosovo's Euro-Atlantic integration process and in maintaining relations with the United States. In addition to his mother tongue, he speaks English, Turkish, Spanish and Serbian.
He has published books, articles, monographs and works in the field of International and Commercial Law, both in Albanian and English.