• Second meeting with CSOs organized

    Second meeting with CSOs from Leposavic, Zubi Potok, Zvecan and north Mitrovica organized: identification of organizations, their capabilities and needs for monitoring local institutions. 

    Within the project "Civil Society is watching: demanding for accountability and transparency at the local level" a second meeting was organized on 22.09.2014. in the CRYM premises. 

    The aim of the meeting was to identify organizations that deal with cooperation/monitoring of the work of local authorities, experience of NGOs and addressing needs to advance the work of NGOs in enhancing transparency. 

    Representatives of 14 NGOs participating in the meeting shared their experience in the field of monitoring, participation in decision making process, as well as their own ideas how the change the situation with joint work. 

First meeting with CSOs organized

Meeting with local NGOs: identification of organizations, their capabilities and needs for monitoring local institutions

Community Building Mitrovica (CBM) in partnership with the Center of Resources, Youth and Media (CRYM) is implementing the project "Civil Society is watching: demanding for accountability and transparency at the local level." This project is supported by the European Union Office in Kosovo and co-financed by the Austrian Development Agency. The overall objective of this project is to contribute in increasing the accountability and transparency of local institutions through active participation of civil society. Within the project, first meeting with local CSOs was held on 12/09/2014 in CBM premises.
The aim of the meeting was to identify organizations that deal with cooperation/monitoring of the work of local authorities, experience of NGOs and addressing needs to advance the work of NGOs in enhancing transparency.   


  

We want fun no boring summer

Roma Mahalla children summer camp 18 - 22 August 2014

CBM has implemented a project at “Roma Mahalla” in Mitrovica south “We want fun, no boring summer” the summer camp with Roma Children with the aim of raising the awareness of the children on their rights and the safe environment.

The camp was followed by 168 children directly in all activities 65 girls and 103 boys including their parents and other relatives and people from the neighborhood. The activities started to be implemented on August 18th with cleaning areas where the activities took place and the neighborhood. The main and the summer camp activities started on August 19th with sport – football tournament. In parallel with the football tournament a drawing activity with two groups of children was organized: children group from 5-7 year old and another group from 8-14 years old.

Third day activities continued with sport, drawing and traditional games: basket ball boys from 14-17 years old and drawing groups. The fourth day included drawing, music drama, dodge ball, competition and traditional games. The activities continued with: drawing groups; music; drama. The last day was marked with the closing camp event with performances of the participants of the camp, such as: drama, music, competition, belly dance, folklore and exhibition of the photographs that were made by the children an activity organized during the entire summer camp.

The project is supported by NGO Terres des Hommes in Pristina. 

http://tdh-childprotection.org/projects/kosovo