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

26.03.2020 | Event

FES Kosova welcomes new Country Director

Mr. Rene Schlee has been appointed as the new Country Director of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - Office in Kosova.


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23.03.2020 | Event

An article about political developments in Kosova by Country Director -Frank Hantke


23.12.2019 | Event

Youth, Serbia-Kosovo, nationalism and democracy in the Western Balkans

Interview with Frank Hantke-Country Director Kosova.


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20.12.2019 | Event

Country Director of FES Prishtina Office wrote a piece for new impulses towards the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue.

The item is more of an appeal, calling for the government representatives from both countries to take slower and safer steps towards unfreezing the...


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Public consultations on Municipal Acts consider Citizens as Stakeholders in the Local Decision-making


25.11.2019 | Event

Strategic planning workshop for National Youth Congress 2020


24.09.2019 | Event

2nd National Youth Congress

Under the motto “The Future has a Voice, Share Yours!” The National Youth Congress of Kosovo with the support from Friedrich-Ebert Foundation (FES),...


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28.06.2019 | Event

Political Academy 2019


14.06.2019 | Event

2nd National Congress – Kosovo We Want!

Social Security – Economic Development – Decent Work and Life


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07.06.2019 | Event

Panel Discussion on the Importance of Intercultural Dialogue

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 
Kosovo

Pashko Vasa Str. 23
10000 Prishtina
Republic of Kosovo

+383 (0) 38 600 108
info(at)fes-kosovo.org


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