UN-HABITAT Pristina Office
Ministries Building "Rilindja" 10th Floor
10000 Prishtina, Kosovo
Phone: +381 38 20032611
Fax: +381 38 224 122
17 June 2013
The UN-Habitat Programme in Kosovo, the Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP), funded by the Swedish Government through Sida, has for several years been deeply involved in spatial planning, development control, environmental issues and sustainability in Kosovo at both central and local level. MuSPP interacts with and provides support, advice and capacity building to a number of municipalities. Support and advice is also provided to the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning and to related ministries, to the Association of Kosovo Municipalities and to other relevant role players in the development sector. Throughout the many years, substantial experience has been acquired regarding the administrative, legal, managerial and practical areas within the sector. Good access to international best practice has been an advantage and this has been applied in various projects and activities.
05 June 2013
In the effort to establish a framework for capacity building, technical assistance and investments, the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, OSCE and UN-HABITAT joined forces and have organised a number of parallel activities, including roundtable debates, guidelines and cross-border co-operation and exchange for the transfer of successful initiatives. In this context, UN-Habitat has brought together housing and urban management specialists from Kosovo to conduct a study visit in Thessaloniki, Greece from the 29th to 31st of May.
31 May 2013
Schoolyard improvements have been selected as a priority by Rahovec/Orahovac Municipality through the municipal participatory planning process. Clear terms and objectives for sustainable schoolyards have been established, and a competition for all the schools in the municipality has been carried out. Two schools were selected as winners, the secondary school "Xhelal Hajda-Toni" in the city centre, and the primary school in the big village of Xerxe, "Hamez Thaci". They are awarded by getting their schoolyard proposals implemented, after careful detailed design and a number of other considerations. Both CIPs (Capital Investment Projects) will be financed on a co-shared basis 50/50 by the Municipality of Rahovec/Orahovac and UN-Habitat's Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP), funded by the Swedish Development Corporation.
22 May 2013
UN-Habitat's Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP), together with the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, the Ministry of Local Government Administration, the Agency for Gender Equality within the Prime Minister's Office, the Association of Kosovo Municipalities, and Friedrich Ebert Foundation, organised a roundtable debate on "The Planning Process and Gender Perspective - Challenges and Practices". The RTD was held on 21st May 2013, in Prishtina.
17 May 2013
Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Ministry of Local Government Administration, Agency of Gender Equality within the Office of the Prime Minister, Association of Kosovo Municipalities, Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) financed by Swedish Development Corporation and implemented by UN-Habitat and Friedrich Ebert Foundation, organise the round table debate on " The Planning Process and Gender Perspective - Challenges and Practices".
16 May 2013
UN-Habitat's Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) financed by the Swedish Development Corporation organised the "SymbioCity Seminar and Workshop". The seminar was held on 14th of May 2013, where planners and environmental officers from all Kosovo municipalities had an opportunity to learn more about a conceptual framework for sustainable urban development - The SymbioCity Approach.
09 May 2013
The municipality of Hani i Elezit/Elez Han, together with MuSPP (implemented by UN-Habitat and financed by the Swedish Development Corporation), organized a one day design workshop with the purpose of developing a Capital Investment Project (CIP) for the regulation of the northern access to the primary school in Hani i Elezit. In order to have an inclusive, participatory and transparent planning process, the workshop involved representatives from school students and administration, representatives from the neighborhood, municipal administration, municipal Assembly and UN-Habitat. The workshop took place on the 8th of May 2013, in Hani Elezit Municipal Assembly Hall.