The ongoing threat of the global COVID-19 pandemic has caused shortages in personal protective equipment the world over, while economic hardship looms – but an UNMIK-supported project is addressing both issues at the same time.
As part of an initiative supported by UNMIK’s Human Rights Section and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) titled “Engaging with civil society on human rights monitoring and reporting”, more than 20 key human rights civil society organisations (CSOs) in Kosovo official
The underrepresentation of women in key decision-making positions at the central level is one major limitation in their limited participation in high-level political and peace processes, including the current EU-facilitated dialogue process between Belgrade and Pristina.
Ensuring children have access to continued learning from domestic violence shelters has been a key challenge during the COVID-19 lockdown – with UNMIK and UN Women ramping up support in response to the 30 per cent spike in domestic violence cases.
As Kosovo, along with the rest of the world, faces what may become one of toughest periods in living memory, UNMIK has ensured food and hygiene packages reach all municipalities as part of its broader COVID-19 response.