The mandate of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) was established by the Security Council in its resolution 1244 (1999). The Mission is mandated to help ensure conditions for a peaceful and normal life for all inhabitants of Kosovo and advance regional stability in the Western Balkans. The priorities of the Mission remain to promote security, stability and respect for human rights in Kosovo and in the region.
The Humanitarian Law Center Kosovo (HLC Kosovo) operates as an independent organization in Kosovo and constantly contributes to Kosovo’s ability to establish and maintain the rule of law to develop a just society. The HLC Kosovo works to document facts that will countinously assist Kosovo society to deal with its violent past. In 2017, HLC Kosovo established the Documentation centre – Kosovo (DCK), a unique transitional justice space where everyone and in particular the youth can seek information about transitional justice and dealing with the past.
USAID’s projects in Kosovo focus on economic growth, democracy, and governance to help achieve lasting security, prosperity and stability. USAID believes that improved education, economic opportunities and quality of life increase the confidence of Kosovo Serbs that they have a viable future in Kosovo. USAID’s community-based programs have rehabilitated and built community infrastructure, engaged young people and supported businesses in minority areas of Kosovo. Furthermore, USAID programs have also focused on strengthening rule-of-law, good governance, decentralization and democracy.
Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) is an independent, non-profit organization that supports the development of civil society and initiatives that promote a democratic culture and respond to the socio-economic needs of Kosovo, with a particular focus on contributing to the integration process in the European Union.
The British Embassy in Kosovo maintains and develops relations between the UK and Kosovo as well as they work in close relations with the government of Kosovo on a wide range of issues like rule of law, good governance, human rights and security.
Civitates is a philanthropic initiative for democracy and solidarity in Europe.
It provides funding for civil society actors to come together, revitalise public discourse, and ensure that all voices are heard.
Since its inception in 2003, BFPE has contributed to democratic transformation and European integration of the region of Southeast Europe.
- Continuously conceiving and organising the political education of interested and engaged citizens and decision-makers at different levels,
- Promoting and connecting prominent individuals and engaged groups of citizens who advocate modernisation, democratization and European integration of Serbia,
- By advocating for the rule of law, human and minority rights,
- Seeking solutions to existing and future challenges to sustainable development,
- By initiating dialogue among the relevant actors,
- Striving to improve the knowledge and professional capacity of relevant actors for their responsible participation in political and social life.
Belgrade Open School is a nonprofit, educational, civil society organisation founded in 1993.
BOS develops human resources, improves public policies and strengthens the capacities of the civil, public and business sectors in order to develop a better society based on freedom, knowledge, and innovation.
BOS vision is a better society based on freedom, knowledge, and innovation.
Belgrade Open School Values:
- European Values
- Public Interest
The objective of the Norwegian support to the Western Balkans is to promote development stability and democracy.
Norway supports many initiatives in Kosovo as well as the region to encourage regional cooperation, good governance through the development of rule of law, civil society, and the media, socio-economic development as well as reconciliation and implementation of transitional justice.
Global Focus Center is an independent think tank based in Bucharest, Romania, which produces in-depth research and high quality analysis on foreign policy, security, European affairs, good governance and development. Its purpose is to advance expertise by functioning as a platform for cooperation and dialogue among individual experts, NGOs, think-tanks and public institutions from Romania and foreign partners.