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Advancing Together (AT) in cooperation with the Institution of Ombudsperson Institution held fhe forthcoming capacity building workshop for the municipal officials and community representatives in the municipality of Klina.
Advancing Together (AT), UNHCR’s partner organization, in collaboration with the Free Legal Aid Agency (FLAA) held the first regional meeting regarding institutional strengthening and coordination in the provision of free legal aid to returnees and internally displaced persons.
Advancing Together (AT) in cooperation with the Institution of Ombudsperson Institute, the first workshop for capacity building for municipal officials and community representatives in the municipality of Gjilan/Gnjilane was held today.
Advancing Together (AT) signed Memorandums of Cooperation with the mayors of four municipalities, namely Gjilan, Klina, Graçanica and Novobërda to cooperate in the implementation of the Project “Be My Partner for Welfare”, which will be implemented by Advancing Together and financed by the Mission of the United Nations in Kosovo.
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Vision

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.

Mission

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.

Projects

 

UNHCR

UNHCR’s operation in Kosovo has progressively evolved throughout the years from humanitarian assistance to advocacy and capacity building. As Kosovo endeavors to strengthen its institutions, UNHCR has assumed a supportive role to the authorities in an effort to help designing strategies for the adoption of the most appropriate durable solutions for the displaced population within and outside Kosovo. Mission of Project This project aims to support Kosovo institutions to exercise in more proactive manner their role to develop and implement its legal framework and policies with incorporated outcomes of the displaced persons needs assessment to find the most appropriate durable solutions for sustainable return and the displaced population within and outside Kosovo.

“Be My Partner for Welfare”

The Project “Be My Partner for Welfare”, implemented by NGO Advancing Together and financed by UNMIK, aims at building trust among different communities and enhance dialogue and inter-community communication as well as support the effectiveness and sustainability of existing community support related mechanisms at the local/municipal level. Furthermore, it aims to ensure effective mechanisms of communication, create opportunities for the community groups to participate in local decision-making forums and contribute to the improvement of the situation of their respective communities. High priority will be given to participation of women and youth in order to further strengthen their active involvement in the decision-making processes in the future.

Erasmus + Project on Building Capacity for Roma Organization’s on EU Funding and Partnership Building

“Roaming – Capacity Building of Roma Organization’s on EU Funding and Partnership Building” which is being implemented under the leadership of Montenegro-based NGO “Young Roma” which has started on 01/09/2016 and will last till 01/09/2017 where Advancing Together is one of the implementing partners of the project. The main target groups of “Roaming” are CSOs active in “SIMURGH” Roma Network whose member and implementing partner is Advancing Together jointly with Out Of the Box International/Belgium, Asocijacija Koordinatora za romska pitanja/Serbia, Association of Citizens ROMAVERSITAS – Skoplje/FYRM, Mladi Romi/BiH, Disutni Albania/Albania, who were selected due to their experience and expertise who will recruit other 40 CSOs through the co-based open calls in the second part of the project.

2020 Case Number Counts

Returnee registered

Advocacy interventions

Legal Aid provided

Vocational training beneficiaries

Families received COVID 19 humanitarian support

Employment medication

Individual psychosocial support