UN-HABITAT Pristina Office
Ministries Building "Rilindja" 10th Floor
10000 Prishtina, Kosovo
Phone: +381 38 20032611
Fax: +381 38 224 122
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.
21 April 2013
The Roundtable on "Service Delivery Improvement - Exchange of Experience on Mobility Planning & Activities" was held on 16th and 18th of April, in Emerald Hotel in Prishtinė/Pristina. It was organised jointly by UN-Habitat/Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP), financed by the Swedish development Corporation, USAID/Democratic Effective Municipalities Initiative (DEMI), and the Association of Kosovo Municipalities (AKM). Representatives from the Government of Kosovo, municipalities and international organisations were invited to participate on this roundtable debate during the two days.
18 April 2013
UN-Habitat's Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP), financed by the Swedish Development Corporation, together with the Municipal planning team of Malishevė/Malievo have organized a two day workshop in Prizren, on matters regarding spatial development scenarios and the development of Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). The workshop included staff from the Municipal planning team in Malishevė/Malievo, and the Housing Department, the Department of Spatial Planning, and the Institute of Spatial Planning from the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning (MESP).
03 April 2013
Mayors from MuSPP partner municipalities and other Kosovo representatives met last week in Istanbul, Turkey, where the main outcome was their stated determination to build the local capacities and implement the municipal planning options in order to improve the quality of life in Kosovo cities. The delegation from Kosovo was composed also of high-level ministerial representatives, the Association of Kosovo municipalities, and UN-Habitat representatives. The meeting was held with the aim to discuss the existing cooperation between MuSPP and partner municipalities, to assess the current progress in terms of policies and programs, and to address the key challenges for MuSPP, allowing for a constructive debate between the central and local level administration. The meeting was also meant to serve as an opportunity for exchanging experiences and opinions among partner municipalities and with Turkish municipalities.
27 March 2013
The Municipal Assembly of Hani i Elezit / Elez Han held the third annual meeting on the 26th of March 2013. The feasibility study for improvement and management of the water supply system in Hani i Elezit / Elez Han was included in the meeting's agenda. The study was conducted by the Department of Public Services of the Municipality of Hani i Elezit / Elez Han, with the support of the Municipal Spatial Planning Support Program (MuSPP), implemented by UN-Habitat and funded by the Government of Sweden. Water expert Mr. Gunnar Settergren has been engaged in this study, assessing the water supply system, and providing recommendations and an action plan with rough cost estimation for each activity.
22 March 2013
On Wednesday 21st of March, in the Municipal Hall of Rahovec/Orahovac Municipality, a ceremony was organized for announcing the winners of the competition which was open to all municipal schools in early February this year. This event was organized jointly by UN-Habitat's Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme funded by the Swedish government and by the Municipality of Rahovec/Orahovac. Present in this event was the Mayor of Rahovec/Orahovac Mr. Smajl Latifi, representatives of the Directorate of Urbanism and Education, representatives from UN-Habitat's MuSPP from Rahovec and Prishtina, and the schools' representatives.
08 March 2013
On 6-7 of March 2013, the Municipal planning Team of Gracanica together with the UN-Habitat's Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) funded by the government of Sweden have organized a two day workshop for the identification of the actions/projects within the Municipal Development Plan (MDP). This workshop was also professionally supported by the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, respectively Department of Spatial Planning and the Institute of Spatial Planning. Participants in this event were also all relevant stakeholders such as: municipal officers, civil society and business community. In the same time this workshop will feed into the fourth stage of the MDP document "Graēanicė/Gracanica 2013-2028".