OSCE Mission in Kosovo
The Mission’s work on human and community rights includes legislative and policy review and analysis; support to the development of new policies and legislation; monitoring the work of executive, judicial, legislative, and law enforcement institutions related to human rights compliance and providing advice. It further provides training to staff working in public institutions and civil society organizations, and engages in outreach initiatives and human rights advocacy. It focuses on community rights, including language rights, access to education, support for returnees and repatriated persons, communities’ participation in decision-making processes, property and housing rights of vulnerable groups, including displaced persons, access to justice, religious and cultural heritage protection, as well as communities’ security issues and hate crimes prevention. The Mission also promotes gender equality and helps institutions in preventing and addressing domestic violence.