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Young people speak up about what cultural heritage means to them

Cultural heritage and monuments are reminders of the diversity of our communities that we live in, as well as of co-existence and mutual respect.  


Making jewellery, making friends

In Kosovo*, reviving the filigree tradition from the past not only preserves cultural heritage but opens new job possibilities.  


Kosovo can no longer afford to leave women behind

During my five years serving at UNDP in Kosovo, I have seen many positive developments in the arena of women’s rights. Yet there is still a long way to go.  


The position of Roma women and men in the labour markets of Western Balkans

This micronarrative report provides an analysis of the position of Roma in the labour markets of the Western Balkans, and the barriers which they continue to face in accessing decent jobs.  


Roma access to personal documentation in the Western Balkans

This report provides an overview of relevant findings of 2017 Regional Roma survey in relation to possession of birth certificates and identification documents among marginalised Roma and their…  


Changing the norms for rural women in Kosovo

Through our rural development project funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation, we partnered with this association of 40 women to establish a modern production line of rural gastronomic goodies,…  


Kosovo’s historic sites to receive € 2 million facelift

The European Union and UNDP have launched the second phase of a programme to renovate Kosovo’s cultural and religious monuments, involving youth from diverse backgrounds in the rehabilitation and…  


Despite some progress, marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Western Balkans

The Regional Roma Survey is the first major collection of data on marginalized Roma in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo*,…  


Regional Roma Survey 2017: Country fact sheets

These country fact sheets present an overview of statistics for each of the six countries and territories involved in the first major collection of data on marginalised Roma in the Western Balkans…  


Roma returnees to the Western Balkans

Based on micronarratives, this report intends to present voices of Roma returning from the EU to the Western Balkans. Micronarratives are fragments of stories that people tell each other every day.  

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