UN-HABITAT Pristina Office
Ministries Building "Rilindja" 10th Floor
10000 Prishtina, Kosovo
Phone: +381 38 20032611
Fax: +381 38 224 122
05 October 2015
The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October of every year as World Habitat Day. The purpose of World Habitat Day is to reflect on the state of our towns and cities; it is also intended to remind the world that we all have the power and the responsibility to shape the future of our cities and towns.
14 September 2015
Within the framework of UN-Habitat Global Programme on Public Space, the Municipality of Prishtinė/Pritina and UN-Habitat in Kosovo teamed up to implement a Block by Block pilot initiative in support of participatory decision-making for improved public spaces. In this context, and as a follow-up of the community information meeting held on 3rd of September 2015 in "Bregu i Diellit/ Sunny Hill" neighbourhood, the Minecraft charrette/ workshop took place from 11th to 14th September 2015 in facilities of "Iliria" College, in Prishtinė/Pritina. The workshop resulted into a new and inventive design, conceived collectively through the use of "Minecraft" gaming software, for a public space located in "Bregu i Diellit/ Sunny Hill" neighbourhood in Prishtinė/Pritina.
10 September 2015
The first "Training of Targeted Groups" of the module on Public Participation in Spatial Planning was held in Mitrovica North, from 8th to 10th of September 2015, by the trainers that were identified in the "Training of Trainers", as part of the Rolling-out of Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) Toolbox 'My Companion Towards Self-Sufficiency'. The pool of trainers was comprised of officials from Municipalities of Mitrovica North, Zubin Potok and from the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, and were supported by the MuSPP/UN-Habitat team.
10 September 2015
The pool of trainers that completed the "Training of Trainers" on Managing Capital Investment Projects (CIP) continues to successfully facilitate the rolling out of the "MuSPP Self-sufficiency Toolbox" to their fellow colleagues from other Kosovo Municipalities and civil society representatives. The second block of trainings organized by the Municipal Spatial Support Programme (MuSPP) which targeted 17 municipalities, took place from 8th to 10th of September in Prizren and Ferizaj/Uroevac.
19 June 2015
The first training module facilitated by the pool of trainers that successfully completed the "Training of Trainers" on Managing Capital Investment Projects (CIP), was organized by the Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) as part of the rolling-out of "MuSPP Self-sufficiency Toolbox" to all Kosovo municipalities. The training took place from 17th to 19th of June in Prishtina/Pritina and targeted representatives from various municipal departments from the Municipalities of Mitrovica North, Zveēan/ Zvečan and Zubin Potok.
09 June 2015
The Capital Investment Project "Improvement of Public Spaces in Mamushė/Mamua" was inaugurated on the 9th of June. This project includes upgrading the schoolyard of Mamushė/Mamua secondary school and refurbishing selected surrounding community parks. The project is a joint investment between the Municipality of Mamushė/Mamua and the Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) derived from the recommendations of the Municipal Development Plan.
28 May 2015
The Municipal Spatial Planning Support Programme (MuSPP) has successfully completed the Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions, as the first phase of "MuSPP self-sufficiency toolbox" roll-out training sessions. The final module was dedicated to Drafting Municipal Development Plans, which correlates and consolidates elements triggered from other associated modules. The delivery of Module on Drafting Municipal Development Plans took place in Durrės - Albania, in two blocks during May 11th - 14th and 25th - 28th.