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Area Based Development in the North Kosovo Multi - sectoral Initiative for Community Stabilization and Improved Human Security in Mitrovica and Zvečan. Area of North Kosovo. Complex development challenges in Mitrovica North/South and Zvecan in a complex post-conflict environment

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Area based development in the north kosovo multi sectoral initiative for community stabilization and improved human security in mitrovica and zve an

Area Based Development in the North KosovoMulti-sectoral Initiative for Community Stabilization and Improved Human Security in Mitrovicaand Zvečan


Area of north kosovo

Area of North Kosovo

Complex development challenges in Mitrovica North/South and Zvecan in a complex post-conflict environment

The key challenges are:

- The division of the town and constant ethnic tension with possibilities to escalate

- High poverty rate (especially among vulnerable groups)

- Very high levels of unemployment (rate of 50%, especially striking population with low education and work based skills)

Inadequate and weak public services and complicated structure of administration


Area of north kosovo cont

Area of North Kosovo, cont

- Largest displaced populations in Kosovo

- Environmental degradation (Trepca Mining),

- Rural under-development and poverty,

- Small and inexperienced private sector,

- Young and relatively unskilled population,

- Severely inadequate infrastructure


Overall objective

Overall objective

Contribute to improved peace and stability in Mitrovica North and South and Zvečan

Tangible improvements in economic conditions

Baseline:

- The poverty rate in Zvečan– 22.93%, in Mitrovica– 49.25%;

Unemployment rate (15-24) in Zvečan-22.81%, in Mitrovica - 51.62%) (UNDP NHDR 2004)

Increased percentage of people feeling safe and secure by 2011

Baseline:  

53% of K-Albanians, 91% of K-Serbs and 40% of other ethnicities reported that they feel somewhat unsafe or very unsafe on the street. (UNDP Kosovo EWS Report, July 2007)


Specific purpose

Specific purpose

  • Improved human security and stability in Mitrovica North/South and Zvečan through multi-sectoral approach ensuring protection and empowerment of local stakeholders building appropriate institutions and enabling planning and delivering of services to fully meet the needs of different communities.

  • Strengthened capacities of local authorities in developing and implementing policies and delivering services addressing health needs.


Outputs

Outputs

The programmeaims to produce three tangible outputs

Mechanisms established for local authorities in the three target areas to involve all communities in the planning, monitoring and assessment of service delivery

Increased enterprise activity within the three municipalities and with stronger trade links between communities

Improved inter-community relations through increased local ownership and strengthened capacities of CSOs, as well as implementation of neighbourhood and inter-community development projects.


The tools of the abd programme in north kosovo

The tools of the ABD programme in North Kosovo

  • Capacity development for good local governance

  • Improvement of social service delivery capacity;

  • Entrepreneurship and employment development;

  • Empowerment of civil society and

  • Enhanced neighborhood development


Major results

Major results

Local Action Groups (LAGs) were established in all three municipalities and are functioning as the local representatives that bring voices/opinions of the community . As one of the cores of the ABD Programme they were very often on the ABD Programme agenda as they represent the main mechanism for ABD/UNDP to assess the needs of the community

Local Economic Development Strategies for all three municipalities prepared

Inter-regional exchange of experience through study tours and exchange of visits


Major results ii

Major results, II

  • The call for proposals was announced for the civil society organizations from Mitrovica north, south and Zvecan that engage multiple partners and promote active involvement of the communities in development initiatives and

  • 12 projects were awarded


Major results iii

Major results, III

  • Business Advisory Centers in all three municipalities established

  • The BAC strategies, methodology and tentative work-plan have been prepared

  • Establishment of the short-term employment in intermediate/public works schemes combined with skills up-grading and on-the-job experience

  • Trainings for 100 entrepreneurs on business management and planning organized

  • Business Informatory Center


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