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Civil society stands by assaulted colleague

Civil society organisations from Kosovo and Serbia have expressed their support for Miodrag Milićević from NGO Aktiv, who was verbally and physically assaulted by a member of Kosovo Police special units in the vicinity of the Jarinje crossing in north Kosovo. On 14th November, Miodrag Milićević from NGO Aktiv was verbally and physically assaulted by...

Berlin Process 2.0: Steps Towards Freedom

We congratulate all participants and supporters of the Berlin process and in particular Western Balkans leaders who have gathered in Berlin and signed three important agreements that we see as milestones for the future of regional cooperation and mobility.   Since its establishment in 2003, YIHR has been advocating for the free movement of youth in...

Open Call: Capacity Building Training for NGO Representatives

YIHR KS is pleased to invite representatives of non-governmental organizations in the field of transitional justice and reconciliation to take part in a one-week training on capacity building and activism in these two areas. The training is held in the framework of the project “Kosovo Youth Dialogue Activity” supported by USAID. This training will bring...

Call for Nominations – Human Rights Activist of the Year Prize

Activists work tirelessly to better our society by advocating for human rights, despite risks and immense social and structural challenges. YIHR KS acknowledges such efforts and wants to enhance the role of human rights activism by introducing the HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR PRIZE This award will go to an individual/group of individuals/NGO/informal civic initiative...

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

YIHR KS invites all young people who are students (final year of their studies) or recent graduates (graduated in the last 3 or 4 years) from the Faculty of Law, public or private universities to apply for the Internship Program in the basic courts of Kosovo and their branches. The Internship Program is developed in...

Call for applications – Two (2) short-term researchers/editors

Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Kosovo (YIHR – KS) is seeking to engage two (2) short-term researchers/editors for collecting, organizing inputs, and producing the draft of the fourth joint civil society report on the human rights situation in Kosovo for 2022. Background: The annual human rights report, the 2021 version of which can be found...

Open Call for Art Workshop Trainers

Youth Initiative for Human Rights - Kosovo is looking for four (4) trainers in the fields of video production, photography, storytelling and theater to join the Youth Exchange Program within the project "Kosovo Youth Dialogue" which is supported by USAID. About the organization: Youth Initiative for Human Rights was originally established as a regional non-governmental organization...

EuroPride is the Most Important Test for the Freedom in Serbia

Youth Initiative for Human Rights Network (YIHR) stands in solidarity with LGBTIQ+ community in Serbia after the latest official statements of the President and the Government of Serbia announcing the possibility of banning the scheduled EuroPride 2022 march in Belgrade. YIHR calls the authorities in Serbia to act responsibly and to defend the basic human...

Together we remember the victims of the Storm – we call on the institutions to take responsibility and cooperate

Zagreb/Belgrade/Sarajevo/Podgorica/Priština, August 4, 2022. Together we remember the victims of the Storm - we call on the institutions to take responsibility and cooperate On the occasion of the twenty-seventh anniversary of the military police operation VRO Oluja (Operation Storm), the regional network of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights calls on institutions in Croatia and Serbia...

STATEMENT REGARDING THE RECENT EVENTS IN THE NORTH KOSOVO

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Kosovo and Serbia are following with great concern the situation in the north ofKosovo after last night’s developments, which were caused as a result of the latest decisions of the Government of Kosovo regarding the measures of reciprocity in terms of identification documents and car license plates....