Projects

"Shaping the future of VET schools" - December 2016 - Ongoing

The goal of the project is to: “Increase the level of understanding and engagement of youth to be able to contribute to their career development through VET schools and develop an advocacy initiative to implement the curricula”

Project financed by Solidar Suisse 


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"Improving the position of the LGBTI members in Kosovo" - November 2016 - Ongoing

Funded by the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kosovo.

"Building the Generation of Impact through Student Council" - March 2017 - June 2017

Aims: To initiate the process of creation and further organisation of Student councils in primary schools, provide coaching and needed experience for establishment and strengthening of student bodies, and prepare exit strategy once such structures are proven to be self-sustainable;. Funded by GIZ

"Strengthening a new Generation in Kosovo's High Schools" - March 2015 - March 2017

Increase the level of knowledge and capacity of students of all communities so that they are able to initiate and influence the quality of education dialogue in high schools and develop a monitoring and advocacy platform through the Student Council Kosovo which would turn students into decision-making stakeholder at school, municipal and central level. Funded by the project Democratic Society Promotion - funded by the Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo (SCO-K) and manages by Kosovo Civil Society Foundation (KCSF)

"Building the Generation of Impact through Student Council" - October 2015 - December 2015

Aims: “To initiate the process of creation and further organisation of Student councils in primary schools, provide coaching and needed experience for establishment and strengthening of student bodies, and prepare exit strategy once such structures are proven to be self-sustainable”. Funded by GIZ

"PROCON - Protecting Children Online" - December 2013 - December 2015

The specific objective of the project was to ensure better protection of Kosovo children from online risks through awareness raising, empowerment and coordinated action of the Government, Civil Society and Industry to take appropriate protection measures.

Founded by European Union

"Building the generation of impact through student council" - November 2013 - February 2014

Aims: “To initiate the process of creation and further organisation of Student councils in primary schools, provide coaching and needed experience for establishment and strengthening of student bodies, and prepare exit strategy once such structures are proven to be self-sustainable”. Funded by GIZ

"Shaping the future of youth through quality in education" - June 2012 - May 2013

Aims: “To increase the level of understanding and the capacity of youth to be able to contribute to the dialogue for the quality in education in secondary schools and developing an advocacy and monitoring platform through Kosovo Student Council that turns them into a relevant factor for the quality in education”. Funded by UNICEF Kosovo

"Building the generation of impact through Kosova Student Council platform" - November 2011 - April 2013

Aims: “Foster more effective and stronger Kosova Student Council in national and local level, through enhanced advocacy platform and, increased policy issue deliberation among students”.Funded by the project Democratic Society Promotion - funded by the Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo (SCO-K) and manages by Kosovo Civil Society Foundation (KCSF)

"Youth Self Employment in Kosovo" - July - December 2011

Aims: “ the project aims on equipping the students of age between 16-19 years old with necessary skills for career development and job seeking. Better preparation of new generations with career development skills will link them with job offers and result with potential employment. Funded by World Bank

"Find Your Way in Local Government" - September 2011 - January 2012

Aims: “giving young people, aged 15-19, the conditions and the opportunities to acquire skills necessary for taking an active part in local democratic decision-making processes”. Funded by CARE International

Awareness Raising Campaign "I want to be like you" - May - June 2012

Aims: “The main goal of the campaign was raising awareness of society about child labor, by sending the message to the society that there are different ways to help a child but not by charity” Funded by GIZ and National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator Office in Ministry of Internal Affairs

Adolescent and Youth Perspectives on Education Quality - February - March 2010

Representative Survey of: “Adolescent and Youth Perspectives on Education Quality in Region of Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CEE/CIS). Funded by UNICEF Kosovo

Institutionalizing and Empowering Kosova Student Council - May 2009 - December 2010

“Institutionalizing and Empowering Kosova Student Council” – May 2009– December 2010 – aiming: “To institutionalize and empower Kosova Student Council through active participation of students not only by representing student voices in front of education and other authorities but also in designing and implementing meaningful youth activities at the municipal and the national level”. Funded by UNICEF Kosovo

"Human Trafficking Destroyes Lifes" supported by Save the Children - May - Decembar 2009

“Human Trafficking Destroyes Lifes” supported by Save the Children; aims: “To increase the level of understanding in the community and school students in the scope of preventing, controlling and combating human trafficking, and strengthening coordination and cooperation between all stakeholders on child protection”. May – December 2009.

Empowering and Strengthening Kosova Student Council - May 2008 - March 2009

“Empowering and Strengthening Kosova Student Council” – May 2008 – March 2009 – aiming “To empower and strengthen Kosova Student Council through active participation of students not only by representing student voices in front of  education and other authorities but also in designing and implementing meaningful youth activities at the municipal and the national level”. Funded by UNICEF Kosova.

Find Your Way in Local Government - March - September 2008

“Find Your Way in Local Government” – March – September 2008. Aims; “giving young people, aged 14-19, the conditions and the opportunities to acquire skills necessary for taking an active part in local democratic decision-making processes”. Funded by KFOS and FES – Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. 

"Human Trafficking Destroyes Lifes" supported by Save the Children - February 2007 - March 2008

“Human Trafficking Destroyes Lifes” supported by Save the Children; aims: “To increase the level of understanding in the community and school students in the scope of preventing, controlling and combating human trafficking, and strengthening coordination and cooperation between all stakeholders on child protection”. February 2007 – March 2008.

The project "Passport to Europe" - January - May 2007

The project ‘Passport to Europe – SOROS/KFOS aims; giving young people, aged 14-19, the conditions and the opportunities to acquire skills necessary for knowing the main European institutions and be aware of European Integration Process”. January – May 2007.

Establishing and strengthening Student Councils in Secondary Schools of Kosova - November 2006 - 2007

“Establishing and strengthening Student Councils in Secondary Schools of Kosova” November 2006 – November 2007- UNICEF. The aim of the project is to establish and strengthen School Student Councils in Kosova through active participation of students not only in representing student voices but also in designing and implementing meaningful youth activities for the benefit of students and their community. 

Find Your Way in Local Government - March - September 2006

“Find Your Way in Local Government” – March – September 2006. Aims; “giving young people, aged 14-19, the conditions and the opportunities to acquire skills necessary for taking an active part in local democratic decision-making processes”. Funded by US Office and Swiss Office.

Education of youth against corruption - August 2004 - January 2005

“Education of youth against corruption” August 2004 - January 2005 - Funded by USAID FDI – KNAP programme.

Establishing and strengthening Student Councils in Secondary Schools of Kosova - March 2005 - 2006

“Establishing and strengthening Student Councils in Secondary Schools of Kosova” March 2005 – March 2006- UNICEF. The aim of the project is To establish and strengthen School Student Councils in Kosova through active participation of students not only in representing student voices but also in designing and implementing meaningful youth activities for the benefit of students and their community.

"Youth Employment in Kosova" - April 2005 - June 2005

“Youth Employment in Kosova” – Swiss Office Prishtina – April 2005 – June 2005 The project aims to promote the web page constructed during the first project with SOROS. This promotional campaign involves many components such as TV, Radio, Newspapers and Tool kit.

"Youth Employment in Kosova" - August 2004 - January 2005

“Youth Employment in Kosova” – KFOS/SOROS - August 2004 – January 2005 The aim of the project is to contribute to the bridging of supply and demand of labour by providing a web-based (partial) labour market information system.

Mapping out the situation of Secondary School-Student Councils in Kosova - June 2004

“Mapping out the situation of Secondary School - Student Councils in Kosova” - UNICEF May – June 2004. General information about the existence or non-existence of the secondary school Student structures in all 30 Municipalities in Kosova. The purpose of the survey was to find out what is the perception about Student Councils, the range of problems students are facing and their concrete ideas on how to address these concerns through Student Councils.

Making a safer place for a better life - October 2003 - March 2004

“Making a safer place for a better life” – October 2003 – March 2004. –UNICEF the aim of the project was to increase awareness among young people in Kosovo about the risks of small arms light weapons and initiate the long process of education on a non gun culture among them, which will lead to non-violent approaches to conflict management and resolution in the area.

Biennale of Yong Artists from Europe and Mediterranean - June 2003

“Biennale of Yong Artists from Europe and Mediterranean” – June 2003 Athens. Kosovar Youth Council is officially a member of the Association that organizes the Biennale. We select best artists from Kosova and work together with them to develop their projects. Ministry of Youth of Kosova funded first representation.

Municipal Youth Manifesto - June - December 2002

“Municipal Youth Manifesto” June – December 2002 – Preparation of a meaningful youth program to be presented to all MP in Municipal Assemble as the way of influencing them in approving some of the recommendations listed in that Manifesto. Funded by FDI/ KNAP program under USAID.

Crossing Bridges Festival - August 2001 and 2002

“Crossing Bridges Festival” – August 2001 and 2002. A traditional open air Festival with artists form Balkan, Europe and the rest of the World. It promotes multiethnic cooperation and tolerance among nations. Co organized with Cooper Family and Ministry of Youth. Funded by different donors and the local business.

"KNAP" 2002-ongoing

“KNAP” 2002-ongoing. The main advocacy program in Kosova funded by USAID. KYC is among twenty five most active NGO-s from Kosova that are partnering in this program. KYC is also a member of the AVOKO network for advocacy and lobbying.

KEDP

“KEDP” – Kosovar Youth Council is the Kosovo wide youth partner for implementation of the KEDP program. We participate in many seminars and other decision-making processes in this program.

Drug Awareness Campaign - July - September 2001

“Drug Awareness Campaign” – July- September 2001. A three months Campaign in the Region to raise awareness from the risk of the drug use. Campaign included sport events, cultural activities, radio talk show and the documentary film, which was also presented Internationally. Funded by USAID/ IOM/ KTI

Strengthening Youth Advocacy in Kosova for Good - June - December 2001

“Strengthening Youth Advocacy in Kosova – for Good” – June – December 2001 – Program for establishing 10 youth advocacy groups in the Region (including working together with Serbs, Bosniacs and Egyptians), which will influence government in designing public policies that are proposed by communities. Funded by Save the Children US under KAP program.

Anti hate Graffiti, Poster and Pamphlet Campaigns - October 2000

“Anti hate Graffiti, Poster and Pamphlet Campaigns”-October 2000, Youth Week. Projects designed to clean hate graffiti and replace them with tolerance messages; promote tolerance through awareness-raising using posters; and raise awareness about drugs, HIV/AIDS and trafficking among youth for prevention. We worked in Prishtina, Gjakova, and Peja municipalities. Funded by UNMIK DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH

Promoting Kosovar Adolescent/Youth Protections and Capacities - May - June 2000

“Promoting Kosovar Adolescent/Youth Protection and Capacities”- May-June 2000. An adolescent-led survey conducted jointly with the Women’s Commission to identify adolescent/youth needs and solutions to their concerns in Kosova. This project motivated and developed a new strategy for KYC itself to become an organized advocacy group for young people. The report of this survey was a background document in the conference in Winnipeg. Funded by the WOMEN’S COMMISSION, AMERICAN JEWISH WORLD SERVICE and IRC

Student Councils - January - October 2000

“Student Councils” – January-October 2000, a project for establishing a structured organization for secondary school students in the Region based on US college models. In addition to electing representatives for each class, students also elected a “chairmanship” for each school. These representatives also participate in a city-wide “chairmanship,” where students from each school meet together to discuss issues and have a path for raising issues with city officials. Student Councils are fully operative and functional after 10 months of support given by KYC. Funded by CORDAID

Effimero of the New Millennium - December

“Effimero of the New Millennium”- December 2000, a one-week open air festival for the Millennium celebrations. The festival was used for the promotion of tolerance, human rights and gender equality. It has become an annual event in Gjakova since then. Funded by CORDAID, SAVE the CHILDREN, IRC.

Run for Fun - October 1999

“Run for Fun” – October 1999, fundraise marathon in Prishtina, designed to generate funds for the development of the KYC structure and office supplies. Funded by IRC

Gjakova 2000 - August 1999

“Gjakova 2000” – August 1999. An activity that involved thousands of volunteers from the community in cleaning up the historical/old part of the town destroyed during the war. The process of cleaning up this historical part of the town was followed by various cultural/artistic activities such as: art workshop and exhibition, live concert, photo workshop etc. This event organized more than 2000 young people. Funded by USAID

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