Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding

  • Confidence Building through Cultural Protection in KosovoConfidence Building through Cultural Protection in KosovoThe project will directly engage Community representatives in the renovation and protection of their own living space, particularly when these communities host sites of religious and cultural significance for other communities

  • Support to Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kosovo (SAEK)Support to Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kosovo (SAEK)The project, through an innovative and holistic approach towards anti-corruption, aims to strengthen institutional transparency, accountability and integrity, with a particular focus on empowering citizens and access to information.

  • Firearms and explosives Risk Mitigation project (FERM)Firearms and explosives Risk Mitigation project (FERM)The project; which is the follow up of the Kosovo Small Arms Control (KOSSAC) project aims to support the Kosovo stakeholders in controlling the widespread illegal possession and circulation of small arms and light weapons and through a risk based management and evidence based approach to minimize the risks of these weapons and explosive materials

  • Support to strengthening the rule of law in KosovoSupport to strengthening the rule of law in KosovoThe Rule of Law Project works towards strengthening an independent and effective justice system for Kosovo, which protects and promotes human rights standards with special focus on vulnerable groups (women, minorities), ensuring better access to justice for all citizens, aiming to achieve the overall outcome of supporting the judicial education in Kosovo

  • Public PulsePublic PulsePublic Pulse is a successor to the Kosovo Early Warning project and continues to work on research and analysis of important issues and provide opinions and perceptions of citizens on the performance of the government of Kosovo and other public Institutions.

  • Support to transitional justice in KosovoSupport to transitional justice in KosovoThe STJK will support and facilitate the work of project partners in drafting a “national strategy” on dealing with the past and reconciliation that includes those transitional justice mechanisms they see most suitable for Kosovo

  • Support to stabilization and association agreement: COMPLETEDSupport to stabilization and association agreement: COMPLETED

  • Public Administration Reform: COMPLETEDPublic Administration Reform: COMPLETEDThe project provides high-level policy advice, guidance, technical, and capacity development support for the implementation of the Public Administration Strategy and Action Plan. It will support the Ministry of Public Administration on the process of developing policies and legal instruments which support the implementation of PAR as a technical process.

  • WSSI: COMPLETEDWSSI: COMPLETEDThe project supports the implementation of the legal framework addressing domestic violence, of the strategy against domestic violence, and the strategy against trafficking in human beings.

  • SMILE: COMPLETEDSMILE: COMPLETEDThrough the project, UNDP is supporting municipalities in using social media tools to make local government more attractive, approachable and open for youth in order to build bridges between local government and young people by utilizing the potential of social media platforms and mobile phone technologies.

  • Support to Judicial Education: COMPLETEDSupport to Judicial Education: COMPLETEDThe project supports continuous legal education for judges, including women judges strengthening an independent and effective justice system for Kosovo, which protects and promotes human rights standards, ensuring better access to justice for all citizens

  • PDSP: COMPLETEDPDSP: COMPLETEDThe project is developing the capacities of the Assembly - MPs, Women and Youth Caucus Groups and administrative staff - to deliver socially-inclusive policies and legislation.

  • KOSSAC: COMPLETEDKOSSAC: COMPLETEDThe project supports Kosovo institutions to control the widespread possession and circulation of small arms and light weapons (SALW) in accordance with UN, OSCE and EU standards

  • GBV: COMPLETEDGBV: COMPLETEDFive UN Agencies (OHCHR, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women) have joined their efforts to help the survivors of domestic violence, and support municipalities, service delivery institutions and civil society organisations to develop their capacities in order to effectively address the phenomenon of domestic violence.

  • Strengthening DRR: COMPLETEDStrengthening DRR: COMPLETEDThe overall aim of the Strengthening Disaster Resilience of at Risk Municipalities project is to strengthen the capacities of vulnerable and at-risk municipalities to cope with natural hazards and disasters.

  • CDF for Institutional Reform: COMPLETEDCDF for Institutional Reform: COMPLETEDThe Capacity Development Facility for Institutional Reform project works to strengthen individual and organizational capacities of the Kosovo government to meet the challenges deriving from the European integration process.

  • Advancing Gender Justice: COMPLETEDAdvancing Gender Justice: COMPLETEDThe Advancing Gender Justice project focuses on development of institutional and community capacities to ensure access to justice for all. The project places a particular emphasis on public participation and inclusion of vulnerable social groups and especially women.

  • Support to northern municipalitiesSupport to northern municipalitiesFunctionalisation of northern municipalities through expert advice and technical support

OUR WORK

Kosovo strategic documents and the dialogue with the EU around Kosovo EU integration objectives point to the centrality of effective and equitable democratic governance in Kosovo. Improved efficiency of the central and local institutions and the battle against corruption are put forth as strategic priorities.

 

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*References to Kosovo shall be understood to be in the context of Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999)
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