Transitioning Kosovo to a New Constitution and Democracy

Sponsorship: 
Center for International Legal Education

Date and Times: 
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 3:15pm

Location: 
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
3900 Forbes Avenue Room 113
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

CLE Credit Information: 

This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board ffor one (1) hour of substantive credit. There is a $30 fee for processing CLE credit for this event.



Dr. Vjosa Osmani is a member of the Parliament of Kosovo and teaches law at the University of Pristina and at R.I.T. Kosovo. Elected four times as an MP, Dr. Osmani received the most votes of any woman in the history of parliamentary elections in Kosovo, and the second most votes of any official in her party. Before entering Parliament, she served as Chief of Staff, Foreign Policy Advisor, and Legal Advisor to the President of Kosovo, and participated in the Constitutional Commission that drafted the first Constitution of Kosovo. She was also a member of the Kosovo legal team at the International Court of Justice in the proceedings related to Kosovo's Declaration of Independence. Pitt awarded Dr. Osmani the 2017 Sheth International Young Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of her accomplishments.

This lecture is free and open to the public.