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JAVA E KRENARISE 2018 “Ne Emer Te Lirise”

CEL së bashku me partnerët organizuan me sukses Javën e Krenarisë dhe Paradën me moton “Në Emër të Lirisë” duke u dërguar një mesazh komuniteteve dhe aleatëve që përveç dashurisë, liria është gjithashtu një domosdoshmëri parësore për komunitetet LGBTI +. Agjenda përmbante shfaqje filmi, dhe punëtori rreth vetë-mbrojtjes, vetë-zhvillimit, shprehjes dhe gjithashtu rreth organizimit të […]

Workshop with Police Officers from different municipalities

CEL organized a workshop with Police Officers from different municipalities where the purpose of this workshop was to raise awareness of the rights of LGBTI communities in Kosovo and how to identify and treat cases of discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity. This activity is...

Film-making training

During this training, the participants had the opportunity to get acquainted with the main techniques and concepts of the film-making process. All of them made their own short films, under the supervision of two professional trainers. At the end of the training, participants were certified for their participation in this training...

The first regional camp for LGBTI + community rights activists

CEL organized the first regional camp in Kosovo, Boge with activists from the region and Kosovo. The program of this camp contained many fun and educational activities from TOKA organization in order to increase the capacity of working in groups and personal development. This camp also provided opportunities for campers to learn more about the […]

2019 Summer School “Reading Feminism for the 99%: Equity, Advocacy, Privilege”

CEL in collaboration with the University Program for Gender Studies and Research held the Summer School 2019 on the topic "Reading Feminism for the 99%: Equity, Advocacy, Privilege". We thank all those who participated and contributed to the realization of the 5th edition of the summer school. This event is part of the project “Advancing the LGBTI Communities Position […]

Radio Podcasting Training

Training on Radio Podcasting at the Drop-in / IDEALab Center with Stichting art was held. 1 in collaboration with Youth Initiative for Human Rights - Kosovo (YIHR KS). Very enjoyable experience to spend three days with very enthusiastic activists and a team of highly professional trainers from the Netherlands. This training was supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

2018 Summer School “Coalitions, Activism, Representation”

A Summer School - Comparative Studies on Gender and Sexuality was held at the University of Prishtina on “Coallitions, Activism, Representation” in collaboration with the University Program for Gender Studies and Research supported by Civil Rights Defenders...

Study visit to Serbia

During the meetings were exchanged work experiences as well as how institutions handle LGBTQ + issues, the level of homophobia, laws that protect the community and the organization of the Pride Parade and its difficulties.

Training with judges

CEL organized a training with judges where Biljana Rexic, a judge at the Kosovo Court of Appeal, was the lecturer. The opening speech was given by the Honorable Deputy. Ambassador of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kosovo, Peter Verheyen. The training focused on the judicial protection of LGBT community members in […]

Training with sociology students

CEL has organized training with sociology students focused on the sociological approach and the support these students will provide to the LGBTI community in the future, which is also related to their professions.

Training for journalists and journalism students in Prishtina

CEL has organized training for journalists and journalism students in Pristina. The training focused on the work of CEL, the role of the media in an equal society, analyzing the wrong examples that were published in the media, and discussions about the conditions of the LGBT community in the media.

Training with journalists and journalism students

CEL has held training with journalists and journalism students on portraying the LGBTI community in the media. Participants were informed about terminology and how to write an article that would not be homophobic for readers. During the training, some homophobic articles reported in the Kosovo media were also analyzed, and participants were also asked to think about ideas they could write in the future, where those ideas were presented at the end of the training.

Training for Police Officers from Pristina and South Mitrovica

CEL provided training with Police officers from Pristina and South Mitrovica. The training was very successful in raising awareness of the participants, and giving them more information on the issues and the LGBT community. During the training, participants had the opportunity to learn more about LGBTI persons; as well as how to identify and treat cases of violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation / gender identity.

Awareness-raising training on the rights of LGBTI communities in the municipality of Peje.

In a series of discussions at the municipal level, a discussion was held in Peja, with high school representatives in cooperation with the Kosovar Youth Council - KYC (Kosovo Youth Council).

Awareness-raising training on the rights of LGBTI communities in the municipality of Prizren

In a series of discussions at the municipal level, a discussion was held in Prizren with high school representatives in cooperation with the Kosovar Youth Council - KYC. Topic: Human rights with special focus on LGBTI rights in Kosovo This activity is part of the project “Advancing the […]

Awareness-raising training on the rights of LGBT communities

CEL held a three-day training with young participants, representatives of the Kosovar Youth Council - KYC. Subject: Human rights training program, with a particular focus on the rights of the LGBT community. During these three days, participants had the opportunity to get more information on terminology, community position

Training with journalists and journalism students

During these two days, participants had the opportunity to learn more about terminology, social journalism - which represents the LGBT community, vulnerable communities and those who are discriminated against. Partly a theory on this type of journalism, fully focusing on interactivity with participants.

Training on how to report to reporters about LGBT issues

CEL provided training for journalists and journalism students. on how journalists report about LGBTI issues (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex) and the need to challenge discrimination. The training, attended by journalists and journalism students, was conducted by LGBTI rights activist and Albanian journalist Kristi Parent the Youth Initiative for Human Rights.

Awareness-raising training on the rights of LGBTI communities in the municipality of Pristina.

CEL organized youth training in Pristina. Various lecturers delivered lectures on human rights, with a particular focus on LGBT community rights, sexual orientation, gender identity, the importance and need for activism and social change, the legal framework of LGBT community rights, and other topics. relevant. Participants had the opportunity to be informed about the position of the LGBT community in Kosovo society.