• Press Release:The second founding meeting the establishment of a women start-up business network

    Community Building Mitrovica organized the second founding meeting regarding the establishment of a women start-up business network within the project “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a”. This founding meeting was held at EU- Info Center, in North Mitrovica on 23June 2015 at 09:00 hours. In the meeting participated 25 women.

    The meeting was opened from the CBM director who welcomed the participants and informed the participants on the aim of the women start-up business network meeting, which was the women to share needs for capacity building through trainings and web site, as well as to participate in defining the aim of the sub-grants for women entrepreneurs. The main aim was to start the establishment of women start-up business network and to present its purpose and roles in the project. Ms Sylaj has informed the women on the project and its activities in the future.

    Ms. Linda Shala, a businesswomen from Techno Market Company, was present in the panel, First she expressed her nostalgia for the north part since Mitrovica is her place of origin; she remembered her child hood at grandparents place. The women’s had the opportunity to hear her previous experience, and the ways how she become a business woman. She encouraged women to take actions and start thinking as entrepreneurs and not be afraid “You shouldn’t be afraid but step up and start think as entrepreneurs, and start your business. It will not be easy, but it is worth and we should show that we can do it”.

    Afterwards the women participants worked in the groups, facilitated by Ms. Vjosa Mullatahiri, in order to start the creation of the network by identifying the goal and objectives of the network.

    Project “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a” is funded by European Union Office in Kosovo, co-financed by Municipality of Mitrovica South and MOTT Foundation. This project is implemented by Community Building Mitrovica in partnership with D&G Solutions

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Working Group for developing MoU between MRMT and local municipalities - Zubin Potok municipality

Community Building Mitrovica (CBM) & the Centre for Resources Youth and Media Coalition (CRYM) organized fourth workshop for developing MoU between MRMT (Mitrovica Regional Monitoring Team) and local municipalities in Zubin Potok municipality.

CSO organizations participating in the workshop together with municipal officials have had discussions on MoU’s purpose, scope, main values and principles in order to increase cooperation between institutions, civil society organizations and citizens. Zubin Potok municipality officials have expressed their openness and willingness for this kind of cooperation now, and in the future, and are open to welcome MRMT for to cooperation for mutual benefit. After its completion, MoU will be presented to the municipality officials, and will be given for adoption.

MoU will serve as mechanism for commitment from all parties and it will contribute in enabling environment for CSOs to implement their activities regarding monitoring in the future.

This is the fourth workshop in these session of activity regarding developing MoU between MRMT and municipal officials.

This activity is part of the project "Civil Society is watching you;demand for accountability and transparency on local level" funded by the EU office in Kosovo, co-financed by Auistrian Development Agency, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and MOTT Foundation. The project is implemented by CBM in partnership with CRYM coalition. 

Working Group for developing MoU between MRMT and local municipalities - Zvecan municipality

Community Building Mitrovica (CBM) & the Centre for Resources Youth and Media Coalition (CRYM) organized third workshop for developing MoU between MRMT (Mitrovica Regional Monitoring Team) and local municipalities in Zvecan municipality.

CSO organizations participating in the workshop together with municipal officials have had discussions on MoU’s purpose, scope, main values and principles in order to increase cooperation between institutions, civil society organizations and citizens. After its completion, MoU will be presented to the municipality officials, and will be given for adoption.

MoU will serve as mechanism for commitment from all parties and it will contribute in enabling environment for CSOs to implement their activities regarding monitoring in the future.

This is the third workshop out of four; the next one will be organized in municipality of Zubin Potok.

This activity is part of the project "Civil Society is watching you;demand for accountability and transparency on local level" funded by the EU office in Kosovo, co-financed by Auistrian Development Agency, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and MOTT Foundation. The project is implemented by CBM in partnership with CRYM coalition.