Awarded Honours

On February 16th, 2013, President of the Republic of Kosovo, Mrs. Atifete Jahjaga, at a special ceremony, awarded the honours for individuals, which were awarded on June 10th 2012, November 28th 2012 and February 17th 2013.


Individuals awarded the Order of “Hero of Kosovo”

The Order “Hero of Kosovo” is awarded to the individuals who committed  acts of sacrifice and bravery for the freedom and independence of Kosovo.

Names in alphabetical order :

Afrim Zhitia – Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Agim Binak Çelaj  -   Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Agim Shala  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Agron Muharrem Rrahmani -   Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Agron Rama    Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Ahmet Haxhiu -   Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Ahmet Hoxha  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Ahmet Shaban Kaçiku  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Bahri Rrahman Fazliu  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Basri Halil Canolli  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Edmond Hoxha   Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Fadil Vata  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Fahri Rrahman Fazliu  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo””
Hakif Zejnullahu  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Hasan Ramadani  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Ismail Dumoshi  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Ismet Asllani  -   Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Jashar Salihu  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Mehë Ramë Uka  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Metush Krasniqi  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Qamil Hafiz Iljazi  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Remzi Ademaj  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Rexhep Bislimi  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Rexhep Halimi  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Rrustem Bruqi  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Sabit Veseli  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Shaban Shala  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Shefko Salkoviq  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Shemsi Ahmeti  -   Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Skënder Çeku  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Xhemajl Fetahaj  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Xhevat Ahmet Berisha  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”
Xhevat Jusufi  -  Order “ Hero of Kosovo”

Individuals awarded the Honour “ Order of Freedom “

“Order of Freedom”   is awarded to the individuals for their immense contribution to the freedom of Kosovo

Names in Alphabetical order :  
Abdullah Krashnica – Presheva – Order of Freedom  
Adem Gllavica  -  Order of Freedom  
Adem Voca  -  Order of Freedom  
Afrim Maliqi  -  Order of Freedom  
Ajet Gërguri  -  Order of Freedom  
Ali Bajraktari  -   Order of Freedom  
Ali Ibra  - Order of Freedom  
Atë Luigj Palaj  -   Order of Freedom  
Atë Shtjefën Gjeçovi  -   Order of Freedom  
Batalioni Atlantiku  -  Order of Freedom  
Bedri Pejani  -  Order of Freedom  
Bislim Tahir Lushtaku  -  Order of Freedom  
Demë Ali Pozhari  -  Order of Freedom  
Dervish Bej Ipeku -  Order of Freedom  
Gjon Sereqi  -  Order of Freedom  
Hajdin Bej Draga  -  Order of Freedom   
Halim Spahia  -  Order of Freedom  
Hasan Hysen Budakova  -  Order of Freedom  
Hysen Tërpeza  -  Order of Freedom  
Hyzri Talla  -  Order of Freedom  
Ibrahim (Aliu) Kelmendi  -   Order of Freedom  
Ibrahim Lutfiu  -  Order of Freedom  
Ilir Durmishi  -  Order of Freedom  
Islam Domaneku  -  Order of Freedom   
Mehmet Pashë Deralla  -  Order of Freedom  
Mit’hat Frasheri  -  Order of Freedom  
Mulla Idriz Gjilani  -   Order of Freedom  
Mustafë Domaneku  -  Order of Freedom  
Nexhat Agolli  Order of Freedom  
Nue Perlleshi  -  Order of Freedom  
Osman Domaneku  -  Order of Freedom  
Osman Dumoshi  -  Order of Freedom  
Qerim Begolli  -  Order of Freedom  
Rexhep Bej Mitrovica  Order of Freedom  
Rexhep Krasniqi  Order of Freedom  
Riza Bej Gjakova  -  Order of Freedom  
Rrahim Samiu-Zogu  -   Order of Freedom  
Sabit Islam Vllahiu  -  Order of Freedom  
Sabrije Vokshi (Bija) -   Order of Freedom  
Sadik Ramë Gjurgjeviku  -  Order of Freedom  
Salih Gjuka  -  Order of Freedom  
Sheh Myhedini  -  Order of Freedom  
Shemso Ferri   -  Order of Freedom  
Shkumbin Tërpeza  Order of Freedom  
Shyhrete Berisha  -  Order of Freedom  
Ukë Sadiku  Order of Freedom  
Vjollca Berisha  -  Order of Freedom  
Xhemë Domaneku  -  Order of Freedom  
Ylfete Humolli  -  Order of Freedom  
Zenel Bej Begolli  Order of Freedom  

The Honour “Order of Independence”  is awarded to :

“Order of the Independence” is awarded to the individuals for their contribution towards the independence of Kosovo .

Names in alphabetical order :  
Miftar Mustafa   - Order of Independence
Genera-major  Lulzim Gani Morina -   Order of Independence
Hafir Shala  -Order of Independence
Selman Bekë Lajçi  -  Order of Independence
Selman Hasani  -  Order of Independence
Xhavit Hoxha  Order of Independence

Individuals awarded the Order of the “ Adem Jashari”  Freedom Fighter :

Order of the “Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter is awarded to individuals for their bravery during the freedom war

Names in alphabetical order :
Adem Mulaj  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Adile Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Astrit Bytyçi  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Bajram Bahtiri  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Blerina Jashari  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Driton Islami  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Elfije Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Elheme Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Emsale Frangu  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Enver Topalli  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Fatime Bazaj  - Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Fatime Hetemi  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter   
Fatime Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Ganimete Xhelani  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Hamide Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Hamit Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Hanëmshahe Zymberi  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  ”
Hazir Brahim Berisha - Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Himë Hajredinaj  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Hyre Emini  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Hysen Ahmet Zogjani  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Ismajl Isuf Kryeziu  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Jehona Raka  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Jeton Tërstena-  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Luljeta Shala  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Muhamet Dervishi  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Mukadeze Muhaxheri - Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Myrvete Sali Maksutaj -   Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Osman Geci - Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Osman Jashari - Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Ramadan Rexhepi  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Sadik Vega  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Sejdi Sejdiu -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Skender Midin Rexhepi – Commander  “Hekuri”  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Vezir Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  
Zahide Jashari  -  Order of “ Adem Jashari “ Freedom Fighter  

Individuals awarded the Order for Peace, Democracy and Humanitarianism “ Dr. Ibrahim Rugova”

Order for Peace, Democracy and Humanitarianism “Dr. Ibrahim Rugova” is awarded for their life time  achievements which is categorized as a special contribution to peace building, development of democracy and nurturing of humanitarianism.  

Names in alphabetical order  :
Nekibe Kelmendi  Order for Peace, Democracy and Humanitarianism “Dr. Ibrahim Rugova
Viktor Meier  -  Order for Peace, Democracy and Humanitarianism “Dr. Ibrahim Rugova

Individuals awarded the “ Mother Teresa “ Humanitarian Medal

“ Mother Teresa “ Humanitarian Medal is awarded to individuals who have contributed to the National Cause

Names in alphabetical order : :
Sonja Biserko  -  “ Mother Teresa “ Humanitarian Medal
Flora Brovina   -  “ Mother Teresa “ Humanitarian Medal
Sehadete Mekuli  -   “ Mother Teresa “ Humanitarian Medal

Individuals awarded the “ Anton Çetta “ Medal of Peace and Reconciliation

“ Anton Çetta “ Medal of  Peace and Reconciliation is awarded to individuals who have contributed and continue to contribute to peace and reconciliation among people.

Nurije Zekaj  -   “ Anton Çetta “ Medal of  Peace and Reconciliation

Individuals awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit

Presidential Medal of Merit is awarded to the individuals who through their work have contributed  in the fields of arts, science,  education , sports.

Father Artur Liolin  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Abdurrahman Shala  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Agim Çavdërbasha  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Agron Loxha   -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Ali Ahmeti  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Ali Podrimja  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Aziz Salihu  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Bekim Fehmiu  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Bernard Kouchner  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Dervish Rozhaja  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Drita Begraca  -   Presidential Medal of Merit
Ejup Statovci  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Elez Biberaj  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Esat Bicurri - Presidential Medal of Merit
Eshref Ademi  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Fahri Beqiri  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Faruk Begolli  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Gani Azemi  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Gazmend Zajmi  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Brigade-General  Bashkim Jashari  -   Presidential Medal of Merit
Lieutenant General  Kadri Kastrati  -   Presidential Medal of Merit
Major- General  Rrahman Rama   Presidential Medal of Merit
Women of Krusha-   Presidential Medal of Merit
Hadi Shehu  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Hamdi Gashi -   Presidential Medal of Merit
Harry Bajraktari  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Igballe Qena  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Ismail Kosumi  Presidential Medal of Merit
Ismet Peja  Presidential Medal of Merit
Istref Begolli  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
John Menzies  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Karel Schwarzenberg  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Katarina Josipi   -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Our Lady of Shkodra Albanian Catholic Church, Boston, USA  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Autocephalous   Albanian Orthodox Church, USA  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Albanian Islamic Community, USA -   Presidential Medal of Merit
Larry Rosin  Presidential Medal of Merit
Leze Qena  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Albanian –American League – Dioguardi  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Liljana Çavolli  -   Presidential Medal of Merit
Melihate Ajeti   -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Morton Abramovich  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Motrat Qiriazi  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Muhamed Mufaku Al Arnauti  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Muharrem Qena  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
National Albanian-American Council  NAAC  Presidential Medal of Merit
Nadira Avdiq Vllasi  Presidential Medal of Merit
Nicholas Burns  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Oleg Levitin  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Rosemary Di Carlo  -   Presidential Medal of Merit
Rrustem Geci  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Safete Rugova  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Shahindere Bërlajolli  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Shani Pallaska - Presidential Medal of Merit
Shaun Byrnes  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
 “Vatra” Association, USA  Presidential Medal of Merit
Sir Suma Chakrabarti  Presidential Medal of Merit
Sylejman Lokaj  Presidential Medal of Merit
Teatri Dodona   -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Father Rexhep Tekke   -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Walter Happer  -  Presidential Medal of Merit
Xhevat Qena - Presidential Medal of Merit
Xhim Xhema  -  Presidential Medal of Merit

Individuals awarded the Prize for Innovation, Research and Development

Prize for Innovation, Research and Development is awarded to individuals who have shown exceptional results in relevant fields of knowledge, economic development and technology.

Names in alphabetical order :  
Srdjan Petrovic Prize for Innovation, Research and Development
Vebi Velija   - Prize for Innovation, Research and Development

Individuals awarded the Presidential Medal for Rule of Law

Presidential Medal for Rule of Law is awarded to individuals who through their work have contributed to the field of Rule of Law .
Xavier Bout de Marnhac  -  Presidential Medal for Rule of

Individuals awarded  the Kosovo’s Ambassador of Honour :

Rita Ora -   Kosovo’s Ambassador of Honour Medal

Rita Ora has been awarded the Honour by President Atifete Jahjaga on the occasion of November 28th. The Medal will be presented to her at a special ceremony,  to be organized on some other occasion.