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  • 30 May 2013
    Women’s Empowerment to Environmental Justice

    Environmental issues such as climate change, clean water, air pollution and preserving natural resources are important to women and their families, and women have the opportunity to inspire and lead others to act consciously about how their actions can help or harm the earth.

  • 28 May 2013
    Mobile App to Reduce the Risk of Disasters

    In partnership with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and its Agency for Emergency Management, UNDP has launched the mobile phone application “Kosovo Emergency Management Application (KEMA)”

  • 24 May 2013
    UNDP/UNV Support “Let’s do it Kosovo” Campaign

    On 24 May, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Volunteers (UNV), under the UN Kosovo Team (UNKT) umbrella, joined the largest up-to-date cleaning campaign that gathered more than 130 thousand volunteers throughout Kosovo, as part of the global initiative "Let's do it World", with the aim of cleaning the environment.

  • 13 May 2013
    CDF Talks – A new knowledge sharing platform

    CDF project has put forward a platform dubbed "CDF Talks" , which will be a series of informal presentations by CDF advisers sharing their knowledge and good practices from their personal experiences while supporting Kosovo institutions.

  • 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.

  • 15 Apr 2013
    The Second Human Development Spring School in Kosovo

    UNDP and Universum started the second edition of the sustainable Human Development School in Kosovo

  • 10 Apr 2013
    Kosovo Law on Gender Equality translated into Braille

    Law on Gender Equality has been translated into Braille alphabet for the blind and visually impaired people.

  • 21 Mar 2013
    UNDP continues to support Sharr/Šar National Park

    Ms. Osnat Lubrani, UN Development Coordinator and UNDP Kosovo Resident Representative and Mr. Ilir Morina, Head of Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency signed a Letter of Agreement comiting to the realization of several activities supporting consolidation of the Sharr/Šar Mountain National Park.

  • 13 Feb 2013
    Civil Society Organisations Benefit Grants to Empower Women in Kosovo

    Ten grants were given to the Kosovo civil society organisations to empower the position of women in Kosovo, in particular through ensuring greater participation of women in peace building and post-conflict planning. The grants are given as part of a joint UN Women, UNDP and EU project on Women, Peace and Security.

  • 28 Jan 2013
    Round table on “Law for gender equality and legal institutions” with women with disabilities

    ‘Handicap Kosova’ is implementing the ‘Law for Gender Equality and Legal Institutions’ project with special focus on women's rights and empowerment

  • 20 Dec 2012
    Local Professionals in Dragash/š Advance their Knowledge

    UNDP Dragash/Dragaš project has recently organized and accomplished four trainings:Developing and Applying Leadership Skills, Office Management, Solar Thermal Systems for Water Heating and Energy Efficiency Interventions of Craftsman and plumbers in Construction Sector.

  • 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.

  • 14 May 2012
    Osnat Lubrani Resident Representative:Key Notes for KHDR 2012, Launch

    Kosovo is entering the second decade after the conflict with public debate still focused on the many unresolved political issues. However, for Kosovo inhabitants the economic and social challenges are the ones that preoccupy their everyday lives.

  • 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.