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Agenda of the week

Day 1: Opening - Rule of Law

Monday, Location: Hotel Emerald

10:30 – 11:00 Registration of participants
(Video of Week of Women 2014)
    11:00 – 11:30 Program Opening
  • Teuta Sahatqija, Member of Parliament/ Representative of Women Caucus
  • James Hope, USAID Mission Director in Kosovo
  • Alexander Chavarria, NDI Kosovo Resident Director
    11:30 – 11:45 Keynote speech
  • Her Excellency Atifete Jahjaga, President of Republic of Kosovo
    11:45 – 13:30 Panel Discussion: Rule of Law
    Goal: Discuss the importance of effective rule of law and its role for enhancing women position in political and social life in Kosovo.
  • Blerta Deliu, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • Vjosa Osmani, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • Shqipe Pantina, Member of Parliament/Representative of the Board of Women Caucus
  • Time Kadriaj, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • Jelena Bontic, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • Shukrije Bytyqi, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • Müfera Sinik, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
    12:10 – 13:30 Open discussion with audience
  • Moderator: Erëza Vela Berisha, Week of Women 2013 Alumni
    13:30 – 15:00 Welcome reception hosted by Her Excellency Atifete Jahjaga, President of Republic of Kosovo
  • Photo opportunity with Her Excellency Atifete Jahjaga, President of Republic of Kosovo
CSO and other institutions fair will be organized in the first day of Week of Women.

Day 2: Property Rights and Inheritance

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Location: Hotel Emerald


Panel discussion

09:00 – 09:30 Registration of Participants


09:30 – 12:00What should we know: Property Rights and Inheritance Goal: Inform participants regarding the rights on property and inheritance and enforced mechanisms to ensure these rights; examine and identify gaps in the legislation and in the implementation of enforced laws.
Host organization: USAID Property Rights Program
Host Member of Parliament: Donika Kadaj – Bujupi and Lirije Kajtazi
    Opening Remarks
  • 09:30 – 09:35 Donika Kadaj Bujupi, Member of Parliament
  • 09:35 – 09:40 Justin T. Holl Jr., Chief of Party, USAID Property Rights Program
    Panel Discussion
  • 09:40 – 09:45 Lirije Kajtazi, Member of Parliament/ Chair of Committee on Human Rights, Gender Equality, Missing Persons and Petitions
  • 09:45 – 09:50 Leonora Selmani, Director of Division for Legislation in Agency of Gender Equality
  • 09:50 – 09:55 Kada Bunjaku Përquku, Head of the Basic Court in Mitrovica
  • 09:55 – 10:00 Valbona Salihu, Head of Lawyers Association NORMA
  • 10:00 – 10:05 Arbena Shehu, Chair of Notary Chamber in Kosovo
10:05 – 10:10 Playing the video 'Për të mirën tonë'
10:10 – 12:00 Open discussion with audience
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch hosted by Kadri Veseli, Head of the Assembly of Kosovo Host Member of Parliament: Milka Vuletic and Margarita Kadriu - Ukelli
13:00 – 16:00 Breakout sessions (Week of Women participants will be split in three groups and will simultaneously participate in respective below workshops) Coffee break: 14:30-14:45
Session 1: Public Speaking / Consultant: Pamela Hart
Host Member of Parliament: Puhie Demaku and Jasmina Zivkovic
Goal: How to speak and make the audience pay attention? How to survive until the end of the speech? This session aims to introduce participants with strategies to build and maintain successful communication as well as increase self-confidence to speak in public.
Session 2: Getting what you want / Consultant: Shannon O'Connell
Host Member of Parliament: Flora Brovina and Teuta Sahatqija
Goal: What is your vision? Who are your allies? Who aren't? This session is all about progression. Participants will be able to identify the goals and map respective achievement paths.
Session 3: Social Media/ Consultant: Valon Canhasi
Host Member of Parliament: Xhevahire Izmaku and Alma Lama
Goal: What is and what is not social media? How can I use it for my professional gains? This session will give an overview of social media s and its benefits. Participants will learn tips and tricks on best utilization of social media.
16:15 – 18:00 Tuesday Salon: Economic empowerment of women and domestic violence
Host organization: Democracy for Development – D4D
Host Member of Parliament: Safete Hadergjonaj and Valdete Bajrami
16:15 – 16:20 Valdete Bajrami, Member of Parliament
16:20 – 16:25 Safete Hadërgjonaj, Member of Parliament
16:25 – 16:30 Ariana Qosaj Mustafa, Chair of the Board of Kosovo Women Network
16:30 – 16:35 Berat Rukiqi – Economic Chamber of Kosovo
16:35 – 16:40 Caleb Waugh, NGO Aktiv
16:40 – 16:45 Tahire Haxholli, Head of the Sector for Domestic Violence in Kosovo Police (TBC)
16:45 – 18:00 Open discussion with audience
18:00 – 19:00 Reception hosted by USAID Property Rights Program.

Day 3: Role of women in fighting corruption

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Location: Hotel Emerald

Panel discussion
09:00 – 09:30 Registration of Participants
09:30 – 12:00 What should we do: Role of women in fighting corruption Goal: discuss the forms of corruption that affect women most; identify ways for more women to be prepared and trained in public office; find ways to involve women in anticorruption strategies and ensure gender sensitive mechanism for reporting corruption.
Host organization: USAID Nations Development Programme
Host Member of Parliament: Selvije Halimi and Albulena Haxhiu
    Opening Remarks
  • 09:30 – 09:35 Selvije Halimi, Member of Parliament
  • 09:35 – 09:40 Andrew Russell, UN Development Coordinator in Kosovo
    Panel Discussion
  • 09:40 – 09:45 Albulena Haxhiu, Member of Parliament/ Chair of Committee on Legislation, Mandates, Immunities, Rules of Procedure of the Assembly and Oversight of Anti-Corruption Agency
  • 09:45 – 09:50 Laura Pula, Anti-Corruption National Coordinator
  • 09:50 – 09:55 Mimoza Kusari Lila, Mayor of Gjakova
  • 09:55 – 10:00 Hasan Preteni, Executive Director of Anti-Corruption Agency
  • 10:00 – 10:05 Arbana Xharra – Editor in Chief (TBC)
10:05 – 12:00 Open discussion with audience
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch hosted by United Nations Development Programme Host Member of Parliament: Synavere Rysha
13:00 – 16:00 Breakout sessions (Week of Women participants will be split in three groups and will simultaneously participate in respective below workshops) Coffee break: 14:30-14:45
Session 1: Public Speaking / Consultant: Pamela Hart Host Member of Parliament: Mexhide Topalli and Besa Gaxherri
Goal: How to speak and make the audience pay attention? How to survive until the end of the speech? This session aims to introduce participants with strategies to build and maintain successful communication as well as increase self-confidence to speak in public.
Session 2:Getting what you want / Consultant: Shannon O'Connell Host Member of Parliament: Emilija Redžepi and Labinotë Demi-Murtezi
Goal: What is your vision? Who are your allies? Who aren't? This session is all about progression. Participants will be able to identify the goals and map respective achievement paths.
Session 3:Social Media/ Consultant: Valon Canhasi
Host Member of Parliament: Teuta Haxhiu and Luljeta Veselaj Gutaj
Goal: What is and what is not social media? How can I use it for my professional gains? This session will give an overview of social media s and its benefits. Participants will learn tips and tricks on best utilization of social media.
16:30 – 18:00 Discussion with Prime Minister Mr. Isa Mustafa
16:30 – 16:35 Opening remarks, Shannon O'Connell, NDI Consultant
16:35 – 16:45 Political participation of women in Kosovo – Pranvera Lipovica, Program Manager at NDI
16:45 – 17:00 Keynote: Mr. Isa Mustafa, Prime Minister of Kosovo
17:00 – 18:00 Open discussion with audience
*Shannon O'Connell will moderate this session.
18:00 – 19:00 Reception hosted by Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Mr.Isa Mustafa

Day 4: Women in Security Sector

Thursday, March 26, 2015 Location: Hotel Emerald

Panel discussion
09:00 – 09:30 Registration of Participants
09:30 – 12:00 What should we aim: Women in Security Sector Goal: Examine the actual situation of gender integration in security sector in Kosovo; discuss the importance of women involvement in security policy making processes; inspire women to consider carriers in security field.
Host organization: Kosovo Centre for Security Studies
Host Member of Parliament: Ganimete Musliu and Melihate Tërmkolli
    Opening Remarks
  • 09:30 – 09:35 Melihate Tërmkolli, Member of Parliament
  • 09:35 – 09:40 Florian Qehaja, Head of Kosovo Centre for Security Studies
    Panel Discussion
  • 09:40 – 09:45 Ganimete Musliu, MP/ Member of Committee on Internal Affairs, Security and Supervision of the Kosovo Security Force
  • 09:50 – 09:55 Elmina Mahmuti, Director of Gjilan Region at Kosovo Police
  • 09:55 – 10:00 Flora Macula, Head of UN Women Kosovo
  • 10:00 – 10:05 Donika Emini, Researcher at Kosovo Centre for Security Studies (KCSS)
10:05 – 11:45 Open discussion with audience
11:45 - 12:00 H.E Jan Braathu, Ambassador of Norway in Kosovo
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch hosted by H.E Jan Braathu, Ambassador of Norway in Kosovo Host Member of Parliament: Duda Balje and Besa Baftiu
13:00 – 16:00 Breakout sessions (Week of Women participants will be split in three groups and will simultaneously participate in respective below workshops) Coffee break: 14:30-14:45
Session 1: Public Speaking / Consultant: Pamela Hart Host Member of Parliament: Salihe Mustafa and Doruntinë Malok
Goal: How to speak and make the audience pay attention? How to survive until the end of the speech? This session aims to introduce participants with strategies to build and maintain successful communication as well as increase self-confidence to speak in public.
Session 2:Getting what you want / Consultant: Shannon O'Connell Host Member of Parliament: Sala Berisha Shala
Goal: What is your vision? Who are your allies? Who aren't? This session is all about progression. Participants will be able to identify the goals and map respective achievement paths.
Session 3:Social Media/ Consultant: Valon Canhasi
Host Member of Parliament: Milena Milicevic and Teuta Rugova
Goal: What is and what is not social media? How can I use it for my professional gains? This session will give an overview of social media s and its benefits. Participants will learn tips and tricks on best utilization of social media.
16:30 – 18:00 Bar Camp: Half way through
Host organization: IPKO Foundation
Host Member of Parliament
Opening remarks:
16:15 – 16:20 Njomza Emini
16:20 – 16:25 Doruntinë Demiri, Program Associate at Ipko Foundation
Presentations by speakers
16:25 – 16:35 Shkumbin Istrefi, Producer of 'Three windows and a hanging'
16:35 – 16:55 Open discussion with audience
16:55 – 17:05 Taibe Canolli, Head of Association of Kosovo Women Police
17:05 – 17:25 Open discussion with audience
17:25- 17:30 Besnik Leka, Young Men Initiative Coordinator
17:30 – 17:50 Open discussion with audience
17:50 – 18:00 Conclusions, Njomza Emini
18:00 – 19:00 Reception hosted by UN Women in Kosovo

Day 5: Closing – Rehabilitation of survivors of sexual violence during the war

Friday, March 27, 2015 Location: Hotel Emerald

Panel discussion
10:30 – 11:00 Registration of participants
11:00-12:30 Rehabilitation of survivors of sexual violence during the war Goal: Overview of activities and initiatives by National Council for survivors of sexual violence during the war aiming rehabilitation, reintegration and economic empowerment of sexual violence victims during the war.
Host: Aida Dërguti, Member of Parliament/Member of the Board of Women Caucus
    11:00-11:10 Opening Remarks
  • Blerta Deliu - Kodra, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • H.E Louise Taylor, Deputy Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Kosovo
    Panel Discussion
  • 11:20 – 11:25 Aida Dërguti, Vice President of the Assembly of Kosovo /Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • 11:25 – 11:30 Jeta Krasniqi, Political Advisor to the President of the Republic of Kosovo
  • 11:30 – 11:35 Besim Kajtazi, Director of Legal Office - Office of the Prime Minister
  • 11:35 – 11:40 Feride Rushiti, Executive Director of Kosovo Rehabilitation Centre for Torture Victims
10:05 – 11:45 Open discussion with audience
    12:30 – 12:45 Conclusion remarks for Week of Women 2015
  • Vjosa Osmani, Member of Parliament/ Member of the Board of Women Caucus
  • Scott Cameron, USAID Mission Acting Deputy Director in Kosovo
  • Alexander Chavarria, Senior Director of NDI Kosovo
12:45 – 13:00 Reflection on the outcomes and testimonials
13:00 – 14:00 Certification ceremony
14.00 – 15.00 Reception hosted by United Kingdom Embassy in Kosovo

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