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

Thursday, 07.12.17 to Friday, 08.12.17 - Prishtina | Event

Civil Society Forum Prishtina

The CSF Prishtina was held from December 7-8 2017 in Prishtina, Kosovo gathering civil society members from across the region to discuss pressing...


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Thursday, 12.10.17 to Thursday, 02.11.17 - Prishtina | Event

Women Employment and Job Security – Discussion Forum

Kosovo currently suffers from extremely high rates of unemployment, particularly among women.


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Friday, 06.10.17 | Event

Dealing with the past - The History of Social Movements in Kosovo – the 90s

In the Western Balkans, the issue of dealing with the past is still a process that is being stifled with political crisis.


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Sunday, 20.08.17 to Tuesday, 22.08.17 - Prizren | Event

The Future of Borders

In Cooperation with Autostrada Biennale, FES Prishtina organized a panel discussion in Prizren, kicking off the first ever Biennale in Kosovo in an...


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Wednesday, 19.07.17 - Prishtina | Event

Human Security challenges in Kosovo – Launch of study

FES Prishtina in cooperation with the Centre for Research Documentation and Publication (CRDP) has launched a new study: Human Security Challenges in...


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Friday, 07.07.17 to Sunday, 09.07.17 | Event

Integration of youth from different communities in the democratic debate culture

Young people in Kosovo are not very active in debates on social and political issues.


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Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 
Kosovo

Pashko Vasa Str. 23
10000 Prishtina
Republic of Kosovo

+383 (0) 38221 108 / 109
info(at)fes-kosovo.org


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