EBRD – Kosovo Head: Anton Kobakov

EBRD – Kosovo Head: Anton Kobakov

    Mr. Kobakov, please provide a brief recent history profile of the EBRD in Kosovo. Prior to 2012 we provided no assistance to public entities but rather a sole focus on private sector SMEs and banks. This model works well as the private sector in Kosovo is predominately small. [...]

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Decentralization Essential to a Productive Higher Education System in Kosovo

Decentralization Essential to a Productive Higher Education System in Kosovo

We understand that younger children are having a difficult time achieving an education as well as pre-university students in need of better technologies in order to compete in today’s competitive work environment. Can you please speak a little about those concerns? We have to take into account that the participation [...]

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Turkey’s Ambassador to Kosovo Speaks on Investments, Heritage & Strong Ties

Turkey’s Ambassador to Kosovo Speaks on Investments, Heritage & Strong Ties

  Ambassador Ozan, it’s a pleasure to speak with you today. Turkey and Kosovo, indeed the Balkans in general, have shared a long history. It’s because of this history that we thought it would be interesting to hear your perspective today. Enlighten our readers on what the past, present and [...]

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Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova: Green City and the EU

The American Times Presents: Mayor of Sofia, Yordanka Fandakova

  It’s the end of the year and budgets are being established for next year for private and public entities. What does 2015 have in store for Sofia? Right before this interview I had a budget meeting with the opposing party. They will not support the budget, this is clear, [...]

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US and EU Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) – Discussions – 2014

US and EU Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) – Discussions – 2014

Chief Negotiators Dan Mullaney and Ignacio Garcia Bercero Hold a Press Conference Following the Fourth Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Negotiations   March 14, 2014 Brussels, Belgium   SPOKESPERSON: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for coming to this afternoon on the record press conference with the [...]

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EU – Macedonia Progress Report 2013-2014

EU – Macedonia Progress Report 2013-2014

Macedonia 2013-14 European Union Progress Report  

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IMF Offers Positive Assessment of Panamanian Economy

IMF Offers Positive Assessment of Panamanian Economy

IMF ENHANCES THE FISCAL HEALTH AND ECONOMY OF PANAMA  “Our overall diagnostics on Panama, is a healthy economy, in terms of growth, with a growth rate that is the envy of the region and a fiscal management and prudent financial and good, that boosting its economy…”, Alejandro Werner, (IMF) The [...]

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Armenian American Wellness Center: Over 4,000 Lives Saved

Armenian American Wellness Center: Over 4,000 Lives Saved

Over 4,000 lives saved via the Western Standard   Executive Director Mrs. Khachanush Hakobyan delivers an ideal message to every reader: “The family is in the basis of the country, and in the basis of every family is the mother.” We couldn’t agree more.   How did the Wellness Center [...]

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GPC Pharma – Western Oriented Trendsetter in Georgian Market

GPC Pharma – Western Oriented Trendsetter in Georgian Market

The American Times conversation with Mr. David Kiladze, General Director of GPC Pharmaceutical, revealed an unrelenting determination in becoming Georgia’s #1 technologically advanced Pharma Company Since its inception, GPC Pharmaceutical’s strategic objective is the introduction of high quality medicines by way of western manufacturers and acting as the leader in [...]

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