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  • 15 Jul 2013
    “Fitore! Fitore!” – excitement on the field for Plemetina pupils

    UN Volunteers serving with UNDP Kosovo in cooperation with Balkan Sunflowers / Plemetina Buildings Learning Center organized sports day with full of new experiences and moments shared for 30 children from Plemetina in Obiliq/ Obilic.

  • 13 Jun 2013
    Osnat Lubrani: Banking and Investment Services for Diaspora

    Migration has been an important force in shaping and reshaping Kosovar society throughout history. In the more recent past, migration fluctuations were more extreme due to civil, political, and socio-economic unrest and, tragically, also due to conflict. Today in the current difficult economic climate with high unemployment rates, migration is bound to continue affecting Kosovo in the foreseen future.

  • 02 May 2013
    UNDP reflections on results of the Labour Force Survey 2012

    While it appears to be still disproportionally high for young people (60.2 per cent), it is not so surprising to note that the overall unemployment rate is now estimated at around 35 per cent, i.e. almost 10 percentage points lower than previous estimates and the census.

  • 24 Sep 2012
    Sheep farming - employment opportunity for the poor

    Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) Kosovo, helps poor farmers raise sheep to improve their earnings by selling their wool to other companies – mainly to wool collecting sites in Ferizaj/Uroševac, Prizren and other regions of Kosovo.

  • 16 Jul 2012
    UNDP and IOM Launch a New Project on Diaspora Engagement for Development

    The DEED project will contribute towards increasing access and literacy of remittance-recipients and senders to financial services in order to promote accumulation of local savings and investment; increasing the level of investment and savings by Kosovar migrants and diaspora; and supporting evidence-based policies by Kosovo authorities related to migration and development.

  • 07 Mar 2012
    ALMP’s Sustainable Employment Reintegration of Repatriated Citizens Project

    The main goals of the project are to assist recently repatriated Kosovans gain the skills and training they need to (re)enter the local labour market, while supporting employers and enterprises to connect with the right workforce.

  • 13 Dec 2011

    President of the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce stressed the importance of this event as the first of this kind in Kosovo recognizing the role of the private sector on doing business with the poor and for the poor

  • 30 Nov 2011
    Osnat Lubrani: Agencies and Regulatory bodies, their functioning and strengthening

    This competitiveness concept comprises elements of business climate, legal framework, contract enforcement, labor force qualifications, and the quality of public institutions and infrastructure.

  • 18 Oct 2011
    Osnat Lubrani: Poverty Eradication week

    The basic purpose of development is to enlarge people's choices. In principle, these choices can be infinite and can change over time. People often value achievements that do not show up at all, or not immediately, in income or growth figures.About 45 percent of Kosovans live below the poverty line. Poverty is higher among those living in large families, living with many unemployed members, and those who have low education levels.

  • 17 Oct 2011
    Osnat Lubrani: International Day for Professional Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.

    he Kosovo Human Development Report published by UNDP in 2010 identified persons with disabilities as one of the most excluded and marginalized social groups in Kosovo. In particular rural women and youth with disabilities often have to face double discrimination.

  • 08 Sep 2011
    ABD/DReAM presentation for donors

    The project continues to work with the civil society, businesses, and other local authorities to increase social inclusion, enterprise activity, child protection, access to adequate health services, and human rights protection with the aim to build stronger inter-community links especially for the youth who are highly susceptible to the allure of the hard political ideologies.

  • 06 Jul 2011
    Osnat Lubrani: The impact of legislation in economic and social development of the country.

    Growth needs to be inclusive and equitable. Moreover, inclusive and equitable growth will only be sustained if it respects the planet’s natural limits.

  • 14 Apr 2011
    A patch of hope for children of Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje

    If children don’t register for school when they are 7 or 8, they have to pass an exam to rejoin the mainstream education. But at the moment there is no provision for them to catch up and successfully pass the entrance test which should allow them to attend school.