Managing Director participated in a workshop organized by the European Banking Authority

At the invitation of the European Banking Authority “ABE”, the Managing Director Ms. Violeta Arifi-Krasniqi participated in the first workshop organized on EBA Guidelines on stress-testing of the Deposit Guarantee Schemes “DGS”.  The workshop was held in London on February 21, 2017 and provided a forum for policy makers and practitioners to share their experiencesREAD MORE

DIFK represented at IADI Executive Council meetings and the International Conference held in Tokyo

Managing Director Ms. Violeta Arifi – Krasniqi represented DIFK at meetings of the IADI Executive Council (International Association of Deposit Insurers). In the capacity of member of the IADI Executive Council and Executive Committee for Training and Technical Assistance, Managing Director attended the two-day meeting on 14 and 15 February 2017 held in Tokyo, organizedREAD MORE

DIFK staff visited the Savings Deposit Insurance Fund of Turkey (SDIF)

Staff of Deposit Insurance Fund of Kosovo conducted a study visit from 1st until 3rd of February 2017 to the Savings Deposit Insurance Fund of Turkey (SDIF), to exchange experience and share best practices in the field of Deposit Insurance. Presented topics were: the mission and mandate of SDIF, background, key functions and organizational structure,READ MORE

DIFK attended the conference on banking resolution, crisis management and issues related to deposit insurance

Three representatives from the Deposit Insurance Fund of Kosovo, Director Ms. Violeta Arifi-Krasniqi, Ms. Lirika Ulaj and Mr. Besmir Kuqi took part in the International Conference organized jointly by the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI). Topics on the implementation of newREAD MORE

DIFK successfully completed the simulation of Deposit Compensation System

Staff of the Deposit Insurance Fund of Kosovo (DIFK) during November 14 through 16, 2016, successfully completed the second stage of Deposit Compensation System (DCS) testing, respectively ‘Simulation of insured event with member banks’. Purpose of this stage was testing all developed modules of the system and testing of the system with payment agent bank.READ MORE

DIFK signed the Loan and Guarantee Agreement for the second credit line with the Ministry of Finance and EBRD

Today, on December 22, 2016 the Agreement on Loan and Guarantee for the second credit line for DIFK was signed in the amount of 24 million euros, between the Ministry of Finance, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Fund for Deposit Insurance Kosovo. Today’s signing of the Agreement enables DIFK to alignREAD MORE

DIFK receives 2016 IADI Award for Core Principles and International Participation

DIFK receives 2016 IADI Award for Core Principles and International Participation awarded at the Associations Annual General Meeting held in Seoul on 27th of October 2016.  The Award for Core Principles and International Participation recognises efforts by the Deposit Insurance Organization (DIO) to comply with the Core Principles for Effective Deposit Insurance Systems (CP) byREAD MORE

23-28 October 2016, DIFK representatives attended the IADI 15th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Annual Conference in Seoulhosted by the Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC)

Representatives of the Deposit Insurance Fund in Kosovo participated in the 15th Annual General Meeting of the Members of the International Association of Deposit Insurers “IADI”, and Annual Conference and 50th EXCO meeting from 23 to 28 October 2016, in Seoul, Korea.  The events were hosted by the Korea Deposit Insurance Corporation (KDIC), and wasREAD MORE

DIFK participated in the International Conference of the European Forum of Deposit Insurers

Two representative of the Deposit Insurance Fund of Kosovo, Director Ms. Violeta Arifi-Krasniqi and Ms. Fatmire Bajrami attended the International Conference organized by the European Forum of Deposit Insurers “EFDI”, hosted by the Deposit Insurance Agency of Lithuania. The conference looked at: Harmonization versus Centralization – Is “EDIS”, European System of Deposit Insurance, path toREAD MORE

“Deposit insurance in Kosovo- The impact of DIFK in the stability of banking system”

All banks in Kosovo have high liquidity, good return on investment, are well capitalized, so none of them is facing a situation that could endanger deposits hold by them. The Center for Strategic and Social Research – STRAS, on Wednesday, in a conference presented the research “Deposit Insurance in Kosovo- the DIFK impact on theREAD MORE