Pristina, 24 November 2009 Press release

Ambassador Dr. Albert Rohan is awarded the highest distinction of the Republic of Kosovo

In addition, the title of "Doktor honoris causa" by the University of Pristina

Pristina, 25 November 2009 – During a special session of the Kosovar Parliament today,  Ambassador Dr. Albert Rohan was awarded the "Golden Medal of Independence of the Republic of Kosovo“, the country’s highest distinction, presented to him by President Fatmir Sejdiu.

Albert Rohan was awarded this distinction for his particular engagement as a UN negotiator and for the preparation of a solution proposal for the status of Kosovo.

n addition, Ambassador Rohan was given the title „Doctor honoris causa“ during a solemn session at the University of Pristina in the presence of the President and all top government officials, which was presented to him by Mujë Rugova, the head of the university.

During his stay in Kosovo, Rohan will also visit the Serb Orthodox monastery of Decani, and the Austrian Federal Army contingent in “Camp Casablanca”.


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