Xhemajl Rexha – Chairperson of the Board of the Association of Journalists of Kosovo, is currently staying in Ukraine within the framework of the cooperation of AJK and the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, for sheltering Ukrainian journalists in Kosovo.

Rexha in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv was welcomed by his counterpart, Sergiy Tomilenko, with whom they discussed the achievements of the “Journalists in Residence – Kosovo” program so far, as well as plans for the future in order for the program to be easily implemented. As part of this visit, Rexha was presented with a painting made by a student of a school in Kyiv.

The program “Journalists in Residence – Kosovo”, initiated by the European Center for Press and Media Freedom ECPMF, is financed by the Government of the Republic of Kosovo, implemented by the Association of Journalists of Kosovo, and supported by the Hannah Arendt Initiative. The program aims to shelter Ukrainian and five Afghani journalists in Kosovo. The journalists receive housing, a monthly stipend, health insurance, and a return ticket, for when circumstances on the ground allow them to go back home.