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  • Promotion of gender equality for young legal professionals Oct 17, 2016

    The Bar exam training aims at strengthening the theoretical and practical skills of the young legal professionals, increasing as a result their chances of successfully passing the Bar Exam

  • Andrew Russell, the UN Development Coordinator at the UNFPA Launching of the Report on Gender Bias Sep 16, 2016

    Favoring a son over the daughter encourages inequality since early ages. In patriarchal societies, it reinforces a climate of violence and even further injustice over girls and women. This is called nothing less than violation of women’s human rights. Technology has advanced to the levels which were unimaginable just ten years ago. A technology which allows parents to know the sex of the foetus have exacerbated this practice.


    Differently from Balkans, South Africa was able to experience the “democratization of reconciliation”, by creating a safe-space in which the truth could be told and encouraging many to come forward and share their stories. In the Balkans the process is even more difficult and it seems like forgiveness is impossible.

  • More needs to be done for the vulnerable groups suffering from unemployment and disasters Sep 9, 2016

    UNDP launched the Kosovo Human Development Report (KHDR) 2016 titled Making the labour market work for women and youth and the sub-regional Human Development Report 2016 titled Risk-Proofing the Western Balkans: Empowering People to Prevent Disasters

  • Turning the odds in your favour Sep 8, 2016

    To better understand the causes of the negative indicators in the labour market, UNDP’s flagship report has analyzed the long-term unemployment, the large group of Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEETs), the high inactivity rate and youth unemployment based on the Kosovo datasets available.

  • Young People Engage in Cultural Heritage Protection and Promotion Aug 25, 2016

    Young people learned about the project whose aim is to increase inter community trust, respect and tolerance for the cultural identity and heritage

  • Growing Raspberries to Improve Living Aug 24, 2016

    The InTerDev project, financed by the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADA) and implemented by UNDP, is supporting municipalities of Shtërpcë/Štrpce and Dragash/š since 2014 in creating new employment opportunities and income generation for families, as well upgrading the condition of public services

  • Legal Aid Actors Delivering as One Aug 23, 2016

    Legal Aid increases the capacity of citizens to resort to the law to protect their most fundamental rights and contributes to guarantying the right to a fair and impartial trial for everyone, which is anchored in the Kosovo legal framework and in the European Charter on Human Rights

  • Coming Together Through Traditional Dance Aug 17, 2016

    As an ongoing project supported by UNDP, the initiative aimed at enhancing constructive cooperation and interaction amongst Kosovan Albanian, Serb and Roma, Ashkali, and Egyptian communities in the municipality

  • Making Corruption a Thing of the Past Aug 12, 2016

    The Museum of Corruption, located on the Lumbardhi quay downtown Prizren, is a satirical initiative executed by UNDP’s Support to Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kosovo (SAEK), a programme aimed at strengthening institutional transparency, accountability and integrity