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Take Five: “Academia’s potential to promote human rights and peace needs to be utilized”

Friday, July 20, 2018

Dr. Remzie Istrefi, a Professor in the Department of Law at the University of Pristina, is the coordinator of the first Transitional Justice Research Centre in Kosovo which is based in the University. The Centre was launched in May this year in Pristina by the University of Pristina, UN Women and UNDP with financial support from the European Union. The Centre aims to enhance the role of education in transitional justice processes, peace-building, human rights, and establish conditions for reconciliation. The Centre also provides a gender perspective on transitional justice processes with an in-depth focus on sexual violence during conflict. More

Press Release: The first Transitional Justice Resource Centre of Kosovo launches today at the University of Pristina

Friday, May 11, 2018

The first Transitional Justice Resource Centre in Kosovo is launched in Pristina today by the University of Pristina, UN Women and UNDP with financial support from the European Union. The Centre will aim to enhance the role of education in transitional justice processes, peace-building, human rights and establish conditions for reconciliation. More

First applications in for long-awaited compensation for conflict-related sexual violence survivors in Kosovo

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Comprehensive efforts to recognize and compensate victims of sexual violence during the Kosovo conflict almost 20 years ago took a leap forward with the start of an application process for the survivors. More

Kosovo pledges 1 million euros for sexual violence survivors

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

After a UN women conference brings together stakeholders to discuss access to justice and reparations for conflict-related sexual violence survivors in Kosovo, government announces budget with funds for survivors. More

In Kosovo, legal recognition of war-time sexual violence survivors after 18 years

Thursday, October 19, 2017

After almost two decades of silence and stigma, Kosovo women survivors of sexual violence during the armed conflict of 1998 – 1999 will soon get legal recognition and reparations, including financial assistance. More

Civil society calls for wartime sexual violence survivors' participation in reparations and justice

Monday, June 20, 2016

South East European launch of Secretary General's Guidance Note on reparations for conflict-related sexual violence in Sarajevo sees Balkan women’s groups echo calls for comprehensive reparations programmes. More

Women must play active role in Ukraine’s peacebuilding and post-conflict recovery efforts, say women’s groups

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Low numbers of women in senior security positions in peace negotiations a major concern, according to experts at a UN Women-OSCE meeting. More

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