The pension system’s heaviest pillar

By - 29.03.2022

K2.0 explains.

The need to reform Kosovo’s pension system has long been part of the public debate. With the Kurti government’s decision to increase all pensions to 100 euros, the topic returned to center stage. But the latest increase affects only four categories in a pension system where over 20 categories of people benefit directly from the state budget.

There have been a number of criticisms of the pension system and its development through the years. The main ones are: an unclear line between pensions and social assistance, legal gaps that allow discrimination against various groups, the way the system can be easily manipulated and the heavy burden it puts on the state budget.

In this video explainer, K2.0 examines the aspects of the pension system that have necessitated reform.

This video was produced with the financial support of the European Union as part of the project “Citizens Engage”, implemented by K2.0 in partnership with GAP Institute. Its contents are the sole responsibility of Kosovo 2.0 and GAP Institute and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.

This video was made possible with support from the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. The opinions and views of the authors do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Fund.

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