(ENG) Call for participation in the program for the preservation of cultural heritage and the rights of minorities
The program “Building Capacities of Local civil society organizations (CSOs) to Preserve Cultural Heritage and Minority Rights” implemented by Gracanica Initiatives for Sustainable Development (GIOR), supported by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), through the program Advancing Kosovo Together (Advancing Kosovo Together, AKT).
The program is designed to contribute to the field of organizational and technical capacity building of CSOs to be more effective in promoting language rights, the development of linguistic and cultural diversity and historical heritage.
Strengthening capacities in the promotion of language rights, cultural and historical heritage will be organized for a total of twelve (12) CSOs and Local Youth Action Council (LYAC), coming from minority and majority communities in 16 target municipalities, and perform their work in the field of protection of minority rights, culture and cultural heritage.
If you are interested to participate in this program and improve the capacity of your organization and help the personal development of members of the organization need to fill out a short application form.
This is an open invitation to CSO`s and non LYAC in Kosovo that meet the following criteria:
1. Registered OCD in the Ministry of Public Administration,
2. Priority will be given to CSOs and LYAC contained in the targeted 16 municipalities: Gračanica/Graçanicë, Klokot/Kllokot, Parteš/Partesh, Ranilug/Ranillug, Novo Brdo/Novobërdë, Štrpce/Shtërpcë, Obiliq/Obilić, Gjilan/Gnjilane, Istog/Istok, Klinë/Klina, Pejë/Peć and Vushtrri/Vučitrn.
3. Priority will be given to CSOs and LYAC that in its Statute have indicated that work in the field of protection of minority rights, culture and cultural heritage and
Unesco sign for Intangible Cultural Heritage 4. CSO and LYAC who have applied to this competition.
The application process:
A public call will be open from 17/11/2016 to 11/21/2016. Interested OCD and lsod must complete the application form, which is located on www.giorkosovo.org. Link to the application form can be found here. The application form must be electronically sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For evaluating the Commission will make a choice in accordance with the criteria and objectives of the program.
If your OCD or lsod meet the requirements, you will get the opportunity to attend training sessions, developing advocacy campaigns at the local level, and one of the participants will develop a campaign to end and help in its implementation.
If you need additional information, please contact us.
Gracanica`s Initiative for sustainable development – GIOR
St Badovacka nn, Gracanica, Kosovo 10500
Tel / Viber: +38649630059
Documents for applications:
Call for participation: Application: