The Academy for Public and Social Policy 2022 has concluded

Thirty young people from different social, professional, gender, and ethnic backgrounds – all with a promising mindset to spread progressive and valuable ideas and attitudes in the public domain. During five days, the participants attended more than ten lectures and workshops led by professors, experts, and activists from Kosovo, Albania, Serbia, France, Denmark, etc., covering topics such as social history, nation-building, nationalism and citizenry, as well as the environment and climate change, political ideologies, social

Meeting With Partners From The Western Balkans

During the month of November, the Executive Director, Visar Ymeri and the Program Director, Marigonë Drevinja, participated in the meeting for strategic planning of work with partners from the region, for a period of five years, together with representatives from the Olof Palme International Center and the Center Party International Foundation from Sweden. November 11,

Who Cares? – Unpaid Care Work in Kosovo

In the Republic of Kosovo, women spend an average of 6.2 hours and men 3.5 hours in unpaid care work per day. This is one of the main findings of the research report “Who Cares – Unpaid work in Kosovo” which was published by the Institute for Social Policy Musine Kokalari in Pristina. Research findings show

CALL FOR APPLICANTS – The Academy for Public and Social Policies

CALL FOR APPLICANTS THE ACADEMY FOR PUBLIC AND SOCIAL POLICIES BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SECOND GENERATION NOVEMBER 14-18, 2022 The Institute for Social Policy “Musine Kokalari” publishes the open call for applications for the Academy for Public and Social Policies, which will be held at Sirius Hotel in Pristina (Kosovo) from November 14th to

SAVE THE DATE -> OCTOBER 25, 2022 – Publication of the “Who Cares” research report

SAVE THE DATE -> OCTOBER 25, 2022 Publication of the “Who Cares” research report on unpaid care-work in Kosovo IPS Musine Kokalari informs local and international civil society organizations, representatives of public institutions, as well as all persons who are interested in the field of work, social and family rights and policies, gender equality, health

Book of Essays “Kosovo-Serbia: A Different Approach”

As part of the project “Kosovo-Serbia: A Different Approach”, IPS Musine Kokalari in Pristina and the Institute for Philosophy and Social Theory in Belgrade have jointly published a book of essays with the same title. This book brings together intellectuals from various fields, such as law, political science, sociology, economics, etc. to discuss a different,

Conference “Kosovo-Serbia: A Different Approach”

The relationship between Kosovo and Serbia, or the lack thereof, remains one of the major obstacles to regional peace and cooperation. From fragile security to unstable peace; from economic stagnation to galloping immigration; from the violation of collective and individual freedoms to the violation of resources, the environment and workers’ rights. Regional cooperation and socio-economic

“Is Coal the Cheapest Solution?” – Health externalities due to coal based energy generation in Kosovo

By artificially keeping the price of electricity low and not calculating the external cost of energy generation, authorities are maintaining the myth that coal is the cheapest solution for energy production. Consequently, this excludes alternative energy sources as unaffordable. It is high time we start analyzing and calculating the cost as a whole and base