visits Kosovo for the second time
The EU Commissioner for Enlargement and
Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, visited Kosovo for his second
official visit, on 6 and 7 May 2010. He met key local and international
stakeholders and inaugurated the EU-funded new building of the Ministry
of Internal Affairs in Pristina, the EU Info Point in North Mitrovica
and the business complex in Zvecan. He also gave a lecture to university
students in North Mitrovica, and marked Europe Day at a formal
reception in Pristina.
Civil society is encouraged to
apply for grants promoting democracy and human rights
All civil society organisations in Kosovo are
encouraged to apply with their project ideas for the European
Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) grant. The deadline is
31 May 2010. The general objective of the EIDHR for Kosovo is to
strengthen the role of civil society in promoting human rights and
democratic reform, in supporting conflict prevention and in
consolidating political participation and representation. For more
information on the grant, please visit our tenders section.
to speak about energy
At the end of April, the EC Liaison Office
launched the journalist competition for best media coverage on energy
efficiency and renewable energy sources.
The competition is open to all journalists from Kosovo who
are encouraged to look at initiatives and best practices taking place
in public and in large buildings and households.
The competition is part of a wider public
awareness campaign and EU-funded support to Kosovo's Ministry of Energy
and Mining. The deadline for submissions is 24 November 2010.