Citizens and Urban Governance in Prizren Region MunicipalitiesDecember, 2018Short analysis of urban governance in the Prizren region municipalities and involvement of citizens in the decision-making and governing process.
Public procurement challenges in the Municipality of PrizrenDecember, 2018EC Ma Ndryshe has compiled a brief analysis of "Public Procurement Challenges in the Municipality of Prizren", which deals with the findings of the National Audit Office, procurement challenges, and within this research EC has highlighted some specific projects.
Construction Sector in KosovoDecember, 2018EC Ma Ndryshe has conducted an analysis titled "Construction Sector in Kosovo". This analysis gives an overview of the overall spatial planning situation in Kosovo Municipalities and presents the European standards of planning and construction. The topics discussed in this analysis are the legal framework and spatial planning documents as well as the issue of illegal constructions in Kosovo, focusing specifically on the case of Prizren. This document also analyzes the decision of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo to treat unlicensed constructions coming to an end with a list of recommendations.
INCLUSIVE CITIES PUBLIC SPACE INTERVENTIONSNovember, 2018EC is engaged toward active citizenship for shaping the living environment by promotingan appropriate organization of the community, democratization of institutions andenrichment of cultural life in the main centers of Kosovo, with a special focus on Prizrenand Prishtina.
Prizren a "museum city" without museums?June, 2018EC Ma Ndryshe has published the research "Prizren, a 'museum city’ without museums”, in which the existing state of the total of six museums in the city of Prizren is reflected and issues related to their functioning have been addressed. Since most of the museums in Prizren are either closed or unknown to the general public, EC has taken this initiative to present the current situation and make concrete recommendations for the revival and promotion of these cultural institutions.
Safe and welcoming public spaces for women and girlsMay, 2018The workshop called "Safe and welcoming public space for women and girls" was conducted in cooperation with the women and girls from Prizren, who previously identified the public space in front of Remzi Ademaj Gymnasium as a problematic and nonsafe area. EC treated this park in this visioning project which was presented to the residents and the municipality of Prizren for further implementation.
The draft law on the treatment of illegal constructionsMay, 2018This document analyzes the draft law on dealing with illegal constructions. EC through this analysis directs its recommendations to state bodies regarding the draft law on dealing with illegal constructions.
Analyzing Platforms of Political PartiesMarch, 2018This report aims to make a gender analysis of political party platforms in Prizren, which compete for 2017 municipal elections. This report presents shortcomings regarding the gender equality platform that the political parties contain in their electoral programs.
Challenges of public space management in PrizrenJanuary, 2018The Research on Public Space Management in Prizren addresses the challenges in this sphere of local government. This paper presents the global attitudes regarding the importance of Public Space Management and also examines the current practices of Public Space Management by the Municipality of Prizren
Public Spaces in PrizrenJanuary, 2018During 2017 a research of all public spaces of the Historic Center of Prizren was conducted. Current categories, functions, urban elements and furniture, access for people with disabilities, etc. are analyzed. The usability of the spaces is determined after taking into account all the factors of the existing situation and their utilization on an annual basis. The research concludes with two appendices (1. Maps and 2. Public space cards) and concrete recommendations on how to address issues related to raising the quality of public spaces in the city center.
Visioning of the Park in MushnikovëJanuary, 2018In the framework of meetings with the residents of the village Mushnikovë, the latter have shown the need to revitalize an unused space in this settlement. Their demand to turn this area into a park has pushed EC to support residents and the village council in visioning the settlement In this way, a visualized project was produced based on the needs of the inhabitants themselves. The main purpose of this activity is to make this public space available to the residents of the village.
The square "7 Korriku"January, 2018Within the framework of this research on the waqi square, deficiencies, advantages and reasons why space is not visited despite the potential it possesses are identified. In the follow-up to this report will be given in detail all relevant information for this activity and a vision of how this space should look like is already provided within the report.