Andrew Russell Resident Representative:Key Notes for KHDR 2014, LaunchSep 30, 2014First, a reminder of what UNDP is. Our new 2014-2017 Strategic Plan articulates our vision, in line with our mandate and our core ethical principles. We help countries eradicate extreme poverty, and roll back inequalities and exclusion.
Osnat Lubrani: UNDP Kosovo Results 2011 - 2013Jul 2, 2013Speech of Ms. Osnat Lubrani, UN Development Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative on the occasion of presenting UNDP Kosovo results 2011-2013
Banking and Investment Services for DiasporaJun 13, 2013Migration 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.
Steliana Nedera: “How can Social Media Foster Communication between Citizens and Municipalities”May 30, 2013How can Social Media Foster Communication between Citizens and Municipalities
Osnat Lubrani Resident Representative:Key Notes for KHDR 2012, LaunchMay 14, 2012Kosovo 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.
‘What does it mean to be a human rights defender’?Dec 8, 2011Development 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.
Agencies and Regulatory bodies, their functioning and strengtheningNov 30, 2011This competitiveness concept comprises elements of business climate, legal framework, contract enforcement, labor force qualifications, and the quality of public institutions and infrastructure.
Poverty Eradication weekOct 18, 2011The 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.
Osnat Lubrani:International Day for Professional Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.Oct 17, 2011he 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.
- "Cultural heritage is not just the past, it is the future!" UNDP invites you to the Cultural Heritage Innovation Workshop which will take place on July 28. Join this workshop and become part of the "Re-imagining Cultural Heritage" initiative by learning how to design your own solutions for the protection and promotion of cultural heritage. Friday AT 10:00 AM
- Volunteers Thursday AT 11:39 AM
- In our "Municipalities on Integrity" series, part of the "Aren't you ashamed?" anti-corruption campaign, the mayor of Gjakova / Djakovica - Mimoza Kusari, talks about her experience on installing integrity systems in local governments and their approach to strengthen the two-way communication with citizens. Thursday AT 06:00 AM
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