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Empowering Citizens - Fighting Corruption through Social Media in Kosovo

320 pupils were attending classes in provisional shelters in absence of a proper school. After InternewsKosova and BIRN received reports through a platform which was created to report corruption cases and proved beneficial for other issues as well. They conducted in-depth research, interviews with tmore

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Blind of Kosovo can now read their Law in Braille

Bujar Kadriu is 43 years old, married, a father of five, and partially sighted. He also heads Kosovo’s Association for Blind and Partially-Sighted People. He has been in this post for eight years now and one of his proudest accomplishments is the passage of a new law protecting the rights of the blimore

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Boosting youth employment in Kosovo

Almost one out of every two people in Kosovo is unemployed. For people 25 and younger, eight out of ten are unemployed.   Avni Gallopeni is a 25 year old a graphic designer with a university degree who looked for a job for three years.   “After several failures, one after another, I mademore

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Challenging employment barriers

Coming from Bosnian community she is also one of the 72 minorities registered for reintegration assistance. At the age of 53 she is still willing to carry on with professional duties. Adding to that, Mrs. Syla commutes every day about 50 km from Mitrovicë/Mitrovica to Graçanicë/Gračanica where she wmore

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Changing Lives: We Prefer Certificates to Flowers

The daily routine of domestic work changed for 25 women of Shajne village in Dragash municipality when two of the youngest proposed professional training on sewing for women and girls as a priority intervention in the village. Enthusiastic to learn as much as possible about the techniques of sewing,more

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Doing Business with the Poor

Dreams happen for a reason – so they could be achieved one day. And for Labinot Gashi – an entrepreneur from the Rogova region in the outskirts of Gjakovë/Đakovica municipality – this dream started sometime in 2002 when he, with the help of family relatives, decided to start a business of poultry famore

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Electronic Information on Legal Aid Services to Help the Poor

Employees of the Kosovo Agency for Free Legal Aid will not need to write by hand anymore all the data received from regional offices and keep volumes of books which both, take up a lot of space and make information hard to find, thanks to the newly functional  Legal Aid Information System (LAISmore

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Everyone’s Involvement Needed: Women’s Property Rights and their Access to Resources

Supported by UNDP and organized by the Member of the Parliament Donika Kadaj-Bujupi an open discussion was held on: Women’s property rights and Access to resources! President of Kosovo, Ms. Atifete Jahjaga, members of Kosovo Assembly, UNDP Kosovo  Deputy Resident Representative Ms. Steliana Nedmore

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Exhibition of Women Artists Opened at the Assembly of Kosovo

he Women Caucus of the Assembly of Kosovo and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), respectively the Parliamentary Development for Social Policies (PDSP) Project, organized an exhibition titled "The Women and the Art". This exhibition included artistic works of the following paintermore

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Gender - Responsive Budgeting Workshop

Within the scope of activities for the EU funded project “Enhancing women participation in Peace building and post conflict planning” implemented in partnership between UN Women- EU and UNDP, on Monday, 23 September UNDP Gender team held a workshop on gender-responsive budgeting as a follow up and fmore

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