8 February 2021
Balkans Group launched the new project “Elevate peace & state-building agenda and advancing European agenda” financed by The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.” funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The project aims to elevate peace, state-building and the European agenda for Kosovo, through reconciliation, comprehensive policy-making, expertise, increased political and social support for peace, capacity building of youth political representatives, and support for regional cooperation and advancing the implementation of reforms.
The three-year project aims to involve a wide range of stakeholders who can influence social change such as the government, political parties, civil society and the media, etc.
Each component of the project “Elevate peace and state-building agenda and advancing the European agenda” has been carefully designed, based on the necessary interventions and gaps identified.
The project consists of three main pillars:
- Advance peace, state-building, and strengthening institutions and democratisations
- Advance Regional Cooperation & Good Neighbourly Relations
- Support the EU-related agendas- Implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) and European Reform Agenda (ERA)
Activities encourage and promote the participation of women, ethnic minorities and youth to empower the decision-making processes.