Social Justice for Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians in Kosovo 1st January 2020 – 31st December 2022


Truly multi-ethnic and multi-cultural society in Kosovo, where Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian people are treated as equals, with access to the same opportunities as everyone else, and where Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian people know their rights and their responsibilities and are empowered to exercise those rights.


Outcome 1:
Mainstreaming social inclusion policies and practices has progressed and improvements have been made in procedures in key policy areas that impact on the lives on Roma Ashkali and Egyptian people – namely (i) educational learning centres (ii) the scholarship programme (iii) child protection systems (iv) legal framework for redressing antigypsyism (v) employment quotas for ethnic minorities, (vi) affordable housing solutions (vii) cadastral plans for settlements

Outcome 2:
There is evidence of some shift in public opinion and there is growing recognition of antigypsyism in media and public sector that it is s a root cause of exclusion of RAE people that needs a legal framework and a process and system to redress its negative impact

Outcome 3:
The combined actions applied by the Consortium including, community based childcare centres, tailored labour market interventions and empowerment of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian women have improved the overall inclusion of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian people in Kosovo.

Duration: January 2020 – December 2022 (First phase)

Target area: Kosovo wide

Project partners

Voice of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians and HEKS Foundation, Office of the Prime Minister – Office of Good Governance, Ministry of Finance, Labour and Transfers, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kosovo Institute for Public Administration, Municipal Directorates of Education.