Vjosa Osmani at only 38 years old is the second female President of Kosovo

Vjosa Osmani she is the new president of Kosovo, the second woman in history to hold this role. Parliament awarded her the prestigious post with 71 votes out of 120, in the third ballot.

Only 38 years old, married and with two children, Vjosa Osmani he had already led the country last November, following the resignation of the President Hashim Thaci, accused of committing war crimes during the conflict that devastated the Balkans in the 1990s.

Vjosa Osmani ended his term following the February 14 elections, which saw the installation of the new government led by Albin Kurti. His party Vetevendosje, on the left, supported the election of the second female president in the history of the country.

Nata and Mitrovica, Vjosa Osmani she studied at the University of Pristina, where she later became a lecturer in 2006, and later obtained a PhD in the United States. Expert in international law, she began her political activity as an advisor to the then President Fatmir Sejdiu, center-right.

Before her, the only woman to hold the office of President of Kosovo had been Atifete Jahjaga, at the helm of the country from 2011 to 2016.

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