Kosovo Parliament Restored the NGO Law in Line with Best International Standards and Practice

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More than five months after it approved a highly restrictive law, the Kosovo Parliament on 15 April voted on the amendments proposed by the Office of the President of Kosovo on the NGO Law, in line with best international standards and practices, and civil society demands. Since November 2018, around 300 Kosovar CSOs came together to prevent the danger posed by this law to the civic sector and Kosovo’s democracy. Following a successful demand to the President of Kosovo to return the law to the Parliament, the group of CSOs undertook an intensive advocacy campaign towards all Parliamentary Groups and other stakeholders. The positive reflection of political parties and their vote in the Parliament protected the future of the sector and Kosovo’s democracy. Read more here.

Source: KCSF

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