21 October 2020
Coalition of NGOs for Child Protection in Kosovo – KOMF, UNICEF Office in Kosovo, SOS Children’s Villages Kosovo and the Organization for Children without Parental Care – OFAP, have addressed to the members of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo proposals for the Draft Civil Code, with aimed at regulating the chapter on the protection of children without parental care.
With the invitation of the Chairperson of the Women MP Group Vlora Hajnuni Limani, was held the first meeting with the legal expert of the Women MP’s Group.
In this meeting were presented the main proposals along with the justifications for regulating the forms of protection of children without parental care, such as guardianship, foster care, residential care and adoption. he need for new form for protection of children without parental care, such as Supervised Independent Living, was also introduced.
We remain committed to work closely with the Assembly, the Women’s MPs Group and the Committee on Legislation, to provide professional contribution under the Draft Civil Code, in order to improve the situation of children without parental care. Also, the proposals aim to have a comprehensive Civil Code and as practical and easy to implement by institutions and organizations by creating strong mechanisms in child protection and increasing accountability.