Radio Television of Kosovo, RTK

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RTK is Kosovo’s public service broadcaster. It includes a television service – broadcast on the terrestrial transmitter network and digital satellite – and two radio stations. RTK television is the market leader and is watched by 92.1 percent of the population.

RTK is committed to fair, balanced and accurate news and information and to serving all the communities of Kosovo. RTK is led by a Director General who is answerable to a non-political Board of Directors.

RTK partners with BIRN Kosovo on the Media Production programme; the public network broadcasts BIRN Kosovo’s Life in Kosovo and Justice in Kosovo weekly televised programmes.

Web: www.rtklive.com

The Advocacy Training and Resource Center (ATRC)

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The Advocacy Training and Resource Center is based on the belief that an informed citizenry is the key to a democratic society.

Based in Prishtina, ATRC trains and assists NGOs in Kosovo to professionalise their work. ATRC works to help NGOs in Kosovo to engage in successful advocacy and to strengthen cooperation and the exchange of information and resources among them.

Web: http://www.advocacy-center.org/

The Centre for Free Elections and Democracy, CeSID

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CeSID is a non-partisan, non-profit organisation founded in Serbia in 1997. The organisation deals with election monitoring in Serbia and the parallel counting of votes.

The organisation aims to disseminate knowledge about democratic institutions, to enhance citizens’ awareness of the importance of free and fair elections,  and to raise awareness of the importance of the efficient functioning of state institutions in the period between elections.

Web: www.cesid.org

The Voice of America

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The Voice of America (VOA) provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 236.6 million people around the world. VOA plays an important role as an unbiased, balanced, and trusted source of information in the entire Balkans region, aiming to help fight corruption and strengthen democracy and civil society in the regional countries.

VOA and the Balkans Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) have been working together to co-produce and broadcast independent journalistic investigations that shed light on the trends and loopholes that allow the illegal enrichment of elected officials in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, and Serbia.

Web: www.voanews.com

Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR)

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YIHR was formed in 2003  in order to enhance youth participation in the democratisation of the society and empowerment of the rule of law through the process of facing the past and establishing new, progressive connections in the post-conflict region of the former Yugoslavia

The mission of YIHR is to protect the victims of human rights violations, establish new connections in the region among the post-war generations, and include the young in the process of transitional justice through promoting the truth about the wars in former Yugoslavia.

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights promotes truth, justice, responsibility and equality as basic values. The organisation has offices in Belgrade, Prishtina, Podgorica, Zagreb, and Sarajevo.

Web: www.yihr.org