August 20, 2007

Rule of Law Initiative in Kosovo Recognizes Pro Bono Contributors



The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative in Kosovo recognized andhonored the many volunteers who have contributed to its program success in Kosovo by granting Certificates of Award.

Country Director David Sip greeted those present, saying that “ABA has a rich history here, working with many of you here tonight, and we could not accomplish our work without you—you who have devoted significant time and effort to promoting the rule of law through your participation in the ABA. You who have served as pro bono volunteers deserve our appreciation.”

Among those who were recognized and issued the certificates of appreciation were: Kosovo President Fatmir Sejdiu, Minister of Justice Jonuz Salihaj, and President of Supreme Court and the Kosovo Judicial Council Justice Rexhep Haximusa.  Also recognized were Ramë Gashi, President KCA, Musa DragushaDeputy President KCA, Lirie Osmani KCA, Florin Vertopi KCA, Destan Rukiqi KCA,Ymer Huruglica KJA, Enver Hasani Rector UP, Hava Ismajli Dean Law Faculty UP,Radio Television of Kosova-RTK, Television 21-TV21, TV Mitrovica, TV Liria, TVPrizren, Zyhra Ademi Prosecutor, Yll Zekaj KCA, Ardita Hima Kosovo EducationCenter, Blerta Gagica Intern, Law Faculty UP, Naim Spahiu Intern, Law Faculty UP,Mirlinda Dreshaj, Teen Law, Fikrie Sahiti, Teen Law, Kathy Ladun, LegalSpecialist Rule of Law Inititative in Kosovo, Rosalie Matthews, Intern, LawFaculty US, Eric Sutton, Intern, Law Faculty US, Kathleen Weir and TimothyBaland International Judges, Blerim Gjoci Prishtina Film, DardanRakovica Galeria “Lumi”. And certificates of appreciation foroutstanding support were sent to: Michael Greco, ABA, Martha Barnett, ABA,Douglas T. Francis, Legal Specialist, Rule of Law Initiative in Kosovo, MaryPat Treuthart, Legal Methodology; Pedagogical Training; Speedy Rice, LegalMethodology; Pedagogical Training; Dan Webster, Outreach Training KJA.

For more information please contact Country Director, David Sip at