𝗩𝗼𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗻 𝗪𝗲𝗹𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝘁𝗼𝗱𝗮𝘆!
Advancing Together (AT) is supporting a group of marginalized youth from the Roma and Ashkali communities, including returnees and displaced persons. Today they began their journey towards professional training in the field of welding to achieve their socio-economic empowerment. The training is taking place at the Vocational School “Shtjefën Gjeqovi” in Prishtina. This training is held by the professional trainers of this school based on the Memorandum of Cooperation recently reached between the school and the AT.
Executive Director of the organization “Advancing Together” (AT) Mr. Bashkim Ibishi held a meeting with the Deputy Minister for Communities and Returns, Mr. Gazmend Salijevic, who informed about the activities of the organization, focusing on issues related to the area of human rights, respectively the promotion of the rights of non-majority communities in Kosovo, returnees and internally displaced persons.
Deputy Minister Mr. Salijevic emphasized his full support for cooperating with the AT in areas related to the promotion and empowerment of non-majority communities, their inclusion, and equal access to rights and services.
Advancing Together (AT) signed today a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Vocational School “Shtjefën Gjeçovi” in Pristina. On this occasion, it was agreed to cooperate in the field of capacity building for young men and women, with special emphasis on the non-majority community through awareness and vocational training with more pronounced interest in the most demanded areas of the labor market.
Executive Director from Advancing Together (AT) Mr. Bashkim Ibishi held a meeting with the Minister of Local Government Administration, Mr. Elbert Krasniqi where he informed the Minister about the activities of the organization focusing on issues related to the field of promoting the rights of communities.
Minister Mr. Krasniqi stressed his full support for the continuation of cooperation and organization of activities related to the promotion and empowerment of non-majority communities.
Advancing Together promotes a multi-ethnic society that is founded on universal individual and collective rights and equality, and where all persons have the opportunity to express their talents, skills and pursue their self-accomplishment. In our vision of the future, the voices of the least fortunate and most vulnerable amongst us are heard and their rights acknowledged.
In achieving that Vision, Advancing Together has taken upon the mission of advocating, promoting, and developing measures and programs to ensure that the rights of all communities and their members are respected. Through active engagement in policy debate and development, watchdog activities, education, service delivery and active engagement of communities in building social safety nets, we undertake to promote the rights of vulnerable groups within Kosovo and internationally.