Kosovo's draft civil code violates human rights

Center for the Development of Social Groups - CSGD and Center for Equality and Freedom - CEL consider that the Draft Civil Code violates partnership rights (marriage or extramarital affairs) for LGBTI persons in Kosovo and agrees with the legal interpretation of People's Advocate Hilmi Jashari that has also identified the same human rights violations in the Draft Civil Code.

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Joint statement in support of the right to gender identity as a fundamental human right

Blert Morina, has submitted a request for the name and gender marker to be changed in identification documents so that they reflect his gender identity. The Gjakova Civil Status Office and the Civil Registration Agency have rejected this request in breach of Blert's right to privacy and human rights obligations arising from the Kosovo Constitution and applicable laws

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Meeting with representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway.

Together with colleagues from the Kosovo Center for Equality and Freedom and the Belgrade Parade Ponosa - Belgrade Parade Pride we had a meeting with representatives of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. We discussed the status of LGBTI in the region, the challenges of LGBTI activists, and how to support our struggle for a society without discrimination, violence and hatred of LGBTI. Thank you once again, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee for arranging this meeting!