ECMI Kosovo’s January 2014 Newsletter released

KosovoThe monthly newsletter of European Centre for Minority Issues Kosovo was circulated Thursday. In focus is a new project on gender based violence among minority communities.

The past month’s update from ECMI Kosovo was issued on Thursday. This time, the monthly newsletter covers December 2013 as well. Refer to ECMI Kosovo’s Newsletter to find the work reports covered by the following subheadings:

  • New Project to Address Gender-Based Violence among Minority Communities in Kosovo
  • ECMI Kosovo and Partners Successfully Conclude One-year Project to Improve Community Governance in Kosovo
  • Conference on the Economic Empowerment of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Women in Kosovo
  • New Project on Community Mobilisation for CSOs in Northern Kosovo
  • Media Training for 14 Young Activists from Northern Kosovo
  • Closing the First Phase of Serbian and Albanian Language Training for Municipal Officials in 10 Municipalities and the Mitrovica North Administration Office
  • Continuation of Language Training for Municipal Officials in Kosovo’s Official Languages
  • End of the Decentralisation Project
  • Support to the Ministry of Communities and Returns in the Development of the MCR 2014-2018 Strategy for Communities and Returns
  • Advocacy for Inclusion of Out-of-school Children in Education

Also, one subheading reflects on institutional development related to ECMI Kosovo’s field of interest

  • Consultative Council for Communities

Finally, political developments relevant to ECMI Kosovo’s field of interest are reported

  • Northern Municipalities Inauguration Sessions and Revoting in Mitrovica/Mitrovicë North
  • Discussions on Extension of the Reserved Seats System for Minority Communities for another Electoral Cycle
  • Early parliamentary elections in Serbia

Archive: monthly newsletters from ECMI Kosovo

About ECMI Kosovo

ECMI Kosovo became active in Kosovo as a field office of European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) in 2001.

After Kosovo declared independence in February 2008, ECMI Kosovo became a locally registered NGO in July of that same year, while maintaining its co-operation with ECMI and thus continuing to benefit from international oversight, specialized expertise and comparative experiences.

ECMI Kosovo’s vision is a stable multi-ethnic Kosovo in which the human and minority rights of members from all communities are realized in line with domestic and international standards.

With a view to contributing to this vision, ECMI Kosovo engages in a wide range of activities aimed at stabilizing inter-ethnic relations and ensuring the effective implementation and functioning of the legal, policy and institutional framework for the protection and promotion of minority rights.

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