Social Welfare State

Healthcare system and dependable social policy – foundation for the future

A functioning social welfare state in which citizens can feel that the state offers them a safety net is at the core of social democratic values and the basis for a stable democracy.

While the aim of a young country such as Kosovo should be to become a state capable and willing of fulfilling its duties and obligations to its citizens, there remain significant shortcomings by Kosovo in a variety of areas related to the human security of Kosovo citizens. To this day there is still no public health insurance, no functioning pension system or unemployment insurance in Kosovo. However, trust in the state and its democracy needs social security and if it is lacking, societies grow apart, become unstable and unequal and the democratic participation of ll citizens is at risk as they have no time and capacity to engage in society. Therefore we work with civil society experts to draw attention to these issues and to come up with possible policy solutions. 

Latest News and Events

29.09.2020 | Event

FES country director René Schlee congratulates Lëvizja VETËVENDOSJE!

FES country director René Schlee congratulates Lëvizja VETËVENDOSJE! (LVV) on their admittance to the Progressive Alliance (PA). Progressive Alliance...


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14.09.2020 | Event

Debate series within the 'Diaspora Education' project

Diaspora ED was a project which aimed to bring together Diaspora professionals and artists with the high school students in Kosovo. The main goal of...


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04.08.2020 | Event

How do the political parties approach voters?

During the period June- July, the civil society platform Kosovo We Want in Mitrovica, have developed a cycle of debates on topic: “How the political...


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31.07.2020 | Event

Series 2: Stories of families with social assistance

This series covers families with social assistance in Kosovo. These families have been selected in cooperation with Social services and Red Cross...


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15.07.2020 | Event

KOSOVA WE WANT STATEMENT ON ANTI - COVID-19 MEASURES IN KOSOVA

The members of the Kosovo we Want platform, have reflected upon the situation and management of the COVID-19 pandemic, therefore they are publically...


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01.07.2020 | Event

Call for Applications - Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Regional Dialogue Southeast Europe


19.06.2020 | Event

Kosovan Stories during the Pandemics COVID 19

The Kosovan Stories during the pandemics COVID 2019 is a project co-financed by Kosova Press and Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Kosovë that aims to...


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15.06.2020 | Event

DEMOCRACY AND THE STATE OF EMERGENCY - Responses to the Corona Crisis in the Western Balkans

While the anti-Corona measures are being relaxed in most countries, five countries of the region are preparing for elections. Tensions in the...


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09.06.2020 | Event

Why early education is important?

To mark International Children's Day, FES Kosovo supported a research analysis on the current stand of early education in Kosovo, and why effective...


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04.06.2020 | Event

Empowering citizens through education in Kosovo

When education is hit by a pandemic, how is social justice and active citizenship affected? Dukagjin Pupovci, the Executive Director of the Kosova...


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