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  • 14 May 2012
    UNDP Launches Kosovo Human Development Report 2012

    The launch of the Report - entitled Private Sector and Employment - was hosted by UN Development Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Ms. Osnat Lubrani, with statements by the Deputy Prime Minister, Ms. Mimoza Kusari-Lila and Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Mr. Nenad Rasic.

  • 21 Mar 2012
    Former Officer, a successful business woman

    Shkëndije Hoda is one of the 43 women who were in the Kosovo Protections Corps (KPC) and who have been assisted with their transition into viable civilian occupations.

  • 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

  • 08 Dec 2011
    Osnat Lubrani: ‘What does it mean to be a human rights defender’?

    Development agencies, government and other public institutions, human rights defenders and activists, we should consistently commit ourselves for all those many people who live in extreme poverty and multiple forms of discrimination only because they are Roma, Ashkali, Egyptian, because they are women, disabled, because they have a different sexual orientation, because they were denied equal opportunities…or simply because they decided to speak about human rights violations committed in the past.

  • 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.

  • 11 Nov 2011
    One Day On Earth

    UNDP Kosovo contribution to One Day on Earth 11/11/11 was produced in Dragash/š municipality

  • 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.

  • 27 Sep 2011
    Osnat Lubrani: Violence in Kosovo

    Violence against women and girls is a human rights issue; but is also a development issue. It hampers productivity, reduces human capital and undermines economic growth.

  • 19 Sep 2011
    Osnat Lubrani: Industrial Waste Management

    Environmental issues have not been amongst the top national priorities in the Western Balkans including Kosovo. Priorities to date have focused on the reforms needed to strengthen security, to rebuild the economy and to improve general living conditions.

  • 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.

  • 16 Mar 2011
    UNDP launched Kosovo Human Development Report 2010

    Social exclusion as a concept, and its counterpart social inclusion, is deeply connected to the human development process. Where does Kosovo stand is the theme of the Kosovo Human Development Report 2010 was launched today, Wednesday, 16 March.

  • 31 Jan 2011
    Women Entrepreneurs Report launched

    The Women’s Business Association SHE-ERA launched the Report from the First International Conference of Women Entrepreneurs on 28 January 2011 in the presence of Minister of Energy and Mines

  • 03 Nov 2010
    Osnat Lubrani: Marking of 11th Anniversary of SCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

    To further support the UNSCR 1325 at the global level, additional UN Security Resolutions 1820, 1888 and 1889 are adopted to specifically address prevention, protection and security needs of women in response to prevent conflict-related sexual violence, including sanctions for perpetrators.

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