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CONTACT

The “Youth for Justice” project is supported by the US Department of State – INL and has started to be implemented since November 2018 by the Youth Initiative for Human Rights YIHR KS.

Phone

+383 (0) 38 748 018

E-mail

edrejtajem@yihr.org

At yesterday's meeting of the Government, a concept document for the development of the vetting process in the justice system was presented for voting, as it was announced on the website of the Ministry of Justice. The news says that the concept document has been approved with full unanimity by the cabinet and through it aims to create an independent, impartial and credible justice system. The document has been developed in several main pillars related to verification of personal integrity of...

The Internship Program for Law Students  Position: Intern Duration: 6 months (1st of November 2021 – 30th of April 2022) Location: Basic Courts in Prishtina, Peja, Gjakovë, Ferizaj, Gjilan, Mitrovicë, Prizren and their branches. Type of practice: Full-time paid internship ($200/month) Criteria and Qualifications: Student (final year) or law graduate from public or private universities in Kosovo; Possess professional spoken and written communication skills in Albanian (knowledge of English or Serbian is an advantage); Basic computer skills as well as programs such as Word, PowerPoint...

In an article of UN Women, the Ombudsperson in Kosovo Naim Qelaj has spoken about the steps that Kosovo has taken to eliminate the violence against women, on the increase of gender-based violence affected by Covid-19 pandemic, and the challenges regarding domestic violence. The Ombudsperson has highlight the amendment to the Constitution that allowed the implementation of the Istanbul Convention in Kosovo as a main step to eliminate violence against women in the last five years. The Ombusperson has also mentioned...