18 April 2019

08.30 – 09.30Arrival of participants and welcome coffee/tea
09.30 – 10.00Intro – Welcome


Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Skender REÇICA, Minister
EU office in Kosovo, Mr. Libor Chlad, Deputy Head of Cooperation;
Save the Children Kosovo, Mr. Ahmet Kryeziu, Director;
USAID, Miranda Jolicoeur, Democracy&Governace Office Deputy Director;
Kosovo Disabled Forum, Mr. Bujar Kadriu, President;
Moderator Zoltán Mihók, COD Kosovo
10.00 – 11.00 Setting the scene

- Disability Rights in Kosovo: Mr. Habit Hajredini, Director of Human Rights Office of Prime Minister
- Process of accreditation of professionals and Service providers in Kosovo: Mr. Mentor Morina, Director from the Department of Social Policy and Families
- European trends in the Service provision for persons with disabilities: EASPD, Dr. Fabrizio Fea, Vice-president
- From the neighbourhood: Work of the Republic Centre for Support of Persons with Intellectual Disability – PORAKA, North Macedonia, Vlado Krstovksi, Manager.
- Q & A
11.00 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.45 Good practice in the Service provision

- Wheelchair Workshop - Handicap Kosova, Shqipe Hajdini, President;
- "Providing Services in Kosovo for People with Down Syndrome"- Down Syndrome Kosova, Sebahate Beqiri, Executive Director;
- Help and support for children and youth with disabilities, Parents Association “Podrži me” Mitrovica, Ivana Rakic, Executive Director;
- "Community-Based Rehabilitation Services"- Handikos Prishtina, Afrim Maliqi, Director;
- Q & A
12.45 – 14.00 Lunch break
14.00 – 14.15 Technology and digitalisation - Innovative approach in the service provision

Disability Info Web Portal and Smart Phone Apps – Zorica Jovanović and Srdjan Raftovski, COD Kosovo
14.15 – 15.15 European Perspectives, Networking and Funding Opportunities

- Introduction to EASPD, Dr. Vasilka Dimoska, Director of Poraka and Board Member of EASPD;
- Cooperation of different stakeholders in the service provision field and networks Building, Fabrizio Fea, Vice-president EASPD;
- EU Budget lines and other financing opportunities available for Service Providers with focus on Kosovo, Adriana Popa, Membership Officer, EASPD.
15.15 – 15.45Discussion on the priorities for next period
15.45 – 16.00 Conclusions and closing

Forum Agenda

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