Equal Rights for All Coalition (ERAC) brings together seven (7) NGOs that work in the domain of rule of law and fundamental rights with a particular focus on the establishment of a sustainable network of CSOs that are active in the protection and promotion of the fundamental rights of vulnerable and/or marginalised groups (VMGs). The project special focus are the following groups: all minority communities in Kosovo, women, youth and LGBT community.Although working on similar topics and issues, these NGOs are often divided on the basis of the particular target groups they are working with or the region they are activein. By establishing structural cooperation between selected NGOs and providing formal opportunities for continuous learning, the action generates the sharing of knowledge and experience between NGOs (including on institutional matters), strengthen their capacities for advocacy with relevant central and municipal institutions, and increases their visibility.
This report/policy paper seeks to provide an outline of the waste management system within Kosovo, particularly focusing on the role of ‘informal waste collectors’. It details the situation of waste collection in Kosovo and the part informal waste collectors play in this. It then turns to the particular circumstances, difficulties and human right abuses the informal waste collectors are encountering. Following this, a number of recommendations to improve Kosovo’s waste collection industryRead More