ENVIRONMENT AS A SPACE FOR CITIZENSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND REGIONAL COOPERATION IN THE FUNCTION OF PUBLIC INTEREST

Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Social Policy Musine Kokalari, Belgzim Kamberi participated in the Public Tribune’s panel with the topic ‘New environmental and citizens’ voices in the Balkans’ held in Paris. Presenting the research results of our Institute on hydropower plants and concrete local cases, such as the activism of NGOs and

𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗼𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: 𝗔 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲

IPS “MusineKokalari” starts the implementation of the project: “𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗼𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: 𝗔 𝗱𝗶𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲” The new project of Institute for Social Policy “MusineKokalari” will address issues of cooperation and regional integration from an alternative approach and perspective. Through mass public communication, our project aims to (de) construct the socio-economic and cultural realities which are

Is coal the cheapest solution?

The Institute for Social Policy ‘Musine Kokalari’ starts a new project with environmental character: Iscoal the cheapest solution? This research project will address the external cost of generating electricity from coal combustion. Air quality, health problems arising from pollution, the capacity of our hospitals and the cost calculationof all these issues are some of the

Kosovo-Serbia Conference: A Different Approach Outlines Several Alternative Narratives to Current Dominant Discourse

The Institute for Social Policy “Musine Kokalari” from Prishtina together with the Institute for Philosophy and Social Thinking from Belgrade organized the conference “Kosovo-Serbia: a different approach” on Friday, November 5th. Participants from various Institutes and NGOs discussed topics such as “Reimagining the Other and Citizenry” and “Economy and Environment”, in this first joint conference

Hydropower Plants: Private Gains at the Detriment of Public Environment

The Institute for Social Policy ‘Musine Kokalari’, with the support of the Community Development Fund – CDF, within the project ‘HumanRightivism’, implements the project: “Social Impact of Hydropower Plants on our society” have published the report titled “Hydropower plants for private profit damage public environment”. The raport shows the research on the issuing permits for

The report “Hydropower Plants: Private Gains at the Detriment of Public Environment” is published, with research findings and recommendations

The Institute for Social Policy “MusineKokalari” at a press conference has presented the report titled “Hydropower Plants: Private Gains at the Detriment of Public Environment”. This study has been conducted as a part of “Social Impact of Hydropower Plants on Our Society” project, supported by the Community Development Fund – CDF’s Human Rightivism, and funded

The Institute for Social Policy “Musine Kokalari” joined the Pride Parade in solidarity with LGBTQIA + community

Today, for the fifth time, the Pride Parade was held in Prishtina under the slogan “Together and Proud”. Hundreds of citizens and activists joined the march which celebrates LGBTQIA + community, and demands the respect of human rights, freedom, social solidarity and institutional responsibility. Besides its symbolic character, the Pride aims at bringing to the

SOCIAL IMPACT OF HYDROPOWER PLANTS

Visar Ymeri, Executive Director of the Institute for Social Policy ‘Musine Kokalari’, participated in the signing ceremony of the project “Social Impact of Hydropower Plants on our society”. This project will be implemented with the support of the Community Development Fund – CDF, within the project HumanRightivism. The project will address the issues of issuing permits for

The second issue is published: “Social and Democratic Watchdog”

The Institute for Social Policy “Musine Kokalari” has published the second issue of “Social and Democratic Watchdog ” regarding the management of the Covid-19 pandemic by state and public institutions of the Republic of Kosovo. Publication informs, analyzes and gives recommendations regarding the government restrictive measures, Emergency Package, as well as data on domestic violence.

First Edition of “Social & Democratic Watchdog”

Visar Ymeri, Executive Director, and Naim Jakaj, Researcher at the “Musine Kokalari” Institute for Social Policy, promoted the publication of the first edition of the “Social and Democratic Watchdog” during a press conference. The Watchdog is a statistical summary of the effects that Covid-19 Pandemic has had in relation to Government decisions, human rights and

THE GOVERNMENT MUST COMPILE AND IMPLEMENT A CONCRETE PLAN AGAINST LGBTQI-PHOBIA

The Institute for Social Policy “Musine Kokalari” calls for state institutions of the Republic of Kosovo to draft and implement a concrete plan against the discrimination of the LGBTQI community. This community continues to face hate speech, physical violence, moral violence, discrimination in employment and employment rights, social rejection, intolerance in the public sphere, as

We need to change the Labor Law and increase the minimum wage

This May 1st is finding the world and Kosovo facing the health and economic consequences of COVID-19 pandemic. The position of workers in Kosovo has not improved significantly this year either. The minimum wage has not moved from 170 EUR per month (as set in 2011), although during this time there has been an increase