2016 in Review: Sustainable Development Programme in Kosovo

7000 Kosovans now have a better livelihood. We know from years of experience that a job provides more than just income.

Reading a book together to build more inclusive communities

International Volunteer Day 2016: Praising and empowering volunteers in Kosovo.

EU and UNDP restore Cultural Heritage sites in Kamenicë/a

Kamenicë/a – December 1. 2016 In the presence of the highest level European Union, United Nations Development Programme, municipal officials, and religious leaders, more than 200 guests, many of them citizens of Kamenica, marked the completion of cultural heritage restoration and rehabilitation works implemented by...

EU and UNDP facilitate inter-faith and inter –municipal dialogue on Cultural Heritage protection

Over 30 participants gathered in the picturesque and serene Sharr mountains over the weekend to discuss cultural heritage protection, preservation and promotion as part of the EU funded Confidence Building through Cultural Protection in Kosovo project implemented by UNDP

Confidence building through cultural heritage protection in Kosovo

Confidence Building through Cultural protection in Kosovo is an EU funded project focused on renovation, beautification and rehabilitation of cultural and religious heritage sites in Kosovo.

Healthy Kosovo - #ecokosovo

On 25 September, 2015, the world has begun a new journey for achieving a more sustainable world with the new Global Goals, a set of 17 goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all. As part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, one of the important aspects of the new Global...

The impact of women’s parliamentary networks in Europe and Central Asia

Latest regional report on Strengthening Women’s Political Participation: A mapping of UNDP efforts in Europe and the CIS maps UNDP’s parliamentary assistance support for gender equality in political participation examines existing and planned initiatives, highlights good practice and identifies ways to scale up interventions so that parliamentarians and civil society can further advance gender equality in the region.

How to successfully build a track record of corruption prosecutions

UNDP Kosovo is balancing its efforts to create an effective corruption prevention system with building the capacity of front line law enforcement officers, prosecutors and financial intelligence officials to sanction violations of corruption related crime

Regional Human Development Report 2016

The new regional Human Development Report titled “Progress at Risk” shows that women, migrant workers, youths and ethnic minorities such as the Roma are particularly at risk of falling behind

Corruption remains one of the most significant problems in Kosovo

The present Public Pulse on Corruption, focuses its analysis on perceptions of citizens of Kosovo on the prevalence of corruption, with particular emphasis on Kosovo public institutions on both central and local level

Eleven years in the service of those who serve the people

For more than 11 years of successful operation, the CDF project has built individual and organizational capacities for design and implementation of policies and effective leadership and management

The Highlights and Usefulness of UNDP's Mosaic 2015 Report

The KMS 2015 report gauges the perceptions and opinions of more than 6,700 citizens on public services ranging from management of primary and secondary schools, all the way to public sidewalks, sanitation and hygiene

Teaching Girls in Kosovo to Code

Blerta and Zana founded Girls Coding Kosova (GCK), an NGO dedicated to empowering and training women and girls in coding and programming. GCK immediately resonated with Kosovan women

Making Kosovo safer one destroyed weapon at a time

Kosovo institutions and UNDP marked the international day for weapons destruction by melting 2382 small and light confiscated weapons

UNDP Kosovo Main Achievements during 2015
UNDP Kosovo achievements in 2015

Results and achievements of UNDP in Kosovo during 2015

Skills, Skills & Skills: the recipe for a more prosperous life in south Kosovo

With roughly 2 out of 3 young Kosovars in the labour force not having a job, marketable skills are something young Kosovars, particularly in rural areas, are in rather short supply

The New Entrepreneurs of Kosovo

Kosovo now has 43 proud new entrepreneurs who themselves hire more people to grow their start-ups

Meet Tanja, challenging gender stereotypes in Kosovo

Tanja, a young woman from south Kosovo, breakes occupation stereotypes earning her living as a welder

Gender, Instrumental in Addressing Climate Change and Disaster Risks

UNDP Kosovo supports the capacity development of the central and local level gender focal points in disaster management and disaster risk reduction and contribute to the gender mainstreaming in disaster risk reduction and climate change

Humans of Kosovo - Mimoza Kusari-Lila

Mimoza Kusari-Lila, the only woman Mayor in Kosovo tells her life in two minutes

Awakening the spirit of innovation for Kosovo’s youth

The BONEVET (“Do it Yourself”) is a non-profit community center dedicated to empowering and training Kosovo’s youth in programming, coding, manufacturing, and woodworking

The Long Road to Prosperity

Arriving in Kosovo in October 2013, I felt inspired by Kosovo’s youthful spirit and potential, while fully aware of its difficult past and complexities. It has now been more than two years and I continue to be surprised every day. - Andrew Russell

Professions Have No Gender

Watch children in Kosovo decide what they want to be when they grow up

Kosovo Human Development Animation
Kosovo Human Development Animation

The UNDP Kosovo animation video "What is human development?" explains and promotes sustainable human development which means the creation of the same opportunities for a life with dignity for all people and next generations.