Kosova Young Lawyers (KYL)

Country: Kosovo
Website: kyl-kos.org
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Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Focal Point: Art Vula, Projects Coordinator
Working language/s: Albanian, English

Mission and vision:

To promote co-operation with different Young Lawyers and Law Students organizations as well as different Universities around the world;

To create a joint union (Association) for all the Associations (unions) of the Young Lawyers of South East Europe;

To educate youngsters in the principles and purposes of international organizations and EU institutions;

To engage students/youth in international, national, regional, and local conferences, and to improve the knowledge and experience of members of the Center and the legal profession in dealing with European Law and International law.

To educate Kosovar citizens on legal systems;

Priority areas your organization is working on:

Law student unions, anti-corruption initiatives, legal education, engaging youth in international, regional, and national conferences and seminars to improve their knowledge and experience, etc.

Important achievements for your organization over the past 2 years:

THINK! DON’T HATE – Preventing and Countering Hate Speech
This project will provide capacity building for youth in EU neighboring and enlargement countries to contribute to the prevention and countering of hate speech, which is of crucial importance for countries whose histories are loaded with conflict.

EXCHANGE IT – Towards cooperation and reconciliation
This project is implemented by KYL and 6 of its partners. The main idea of this project is to identify existing potentials of organizations to carry on youth exchanges in post-conflict and frozen conflict areas and then to increase their capacities.

If you or someone from your organisation has participated in a workshop on UNCAC and its review mechanism organised by the UNODC/UNCAC Coalition, please indicate who, when and where:

Yes, Art Vula took part in the latest multi-stakeholder workshop on UNCAC and its review mechanism, held in Belgrade from 20-22 September 2021.

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