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

Social Watchdog 4: The Engagement of Public Institutions for Social Policies

The Social Watchdog is a project of the Institute for Social Policy – Musine Kokalari (ISP MK), which collects data, reviews and analyzes the work of the Members of Parliament (MPs), in terms of how much and how they discuss social policies while working in committees and plenary sessions. The purpose of this project is

Social Watchdog 3: Support for the Employment of Women and Youth

The Social Watchdog is a project of the Institute for Social Policies Musine Kokalari which reviews and analyzes the work of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo from the aspect of social policies. The analysis “Support for the Employment of Women and Youth: Uncertainty between the Amount paid and Effect Achieved” is the third

Social Watchdog 2: The (Incomplete) Support for Unemployed Mothers

The Social Watchdog is a project of the Institute for Social Policy Musine Kokalari which reviews and analyzes the work of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo from the aspect of social policies. The analysis The (Incomplete) Support for Unemployed Mothers After Childbirth is the second edition in a series of publications evaluating the

Social Watchdog 1: Minimum Wage as an Effective Tool for Social Protection

The Social Watchdog is a project of the Institute for Social Policies Musine Kokalari which reviews and analyzes the work of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo from the aspect of social policies. The Minimum Wage Analysis: An Effective Tool for Social Protection and an Element of the Development Strategy is the first edition

Environment as a Space for Citizenship Development and Regional Cooperation

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