Partners-Kosova - Center for Conflict Management funded in 2001 by Shukrije Gashi, Center Director responsible for fulfilling Partners’ basic mission, which is to build sustainable local capacity to advance civil society and a culture of change and conflict management. Partners Kosova is a local NGO committed to building sustainable indigenous capacity to advance civil society and a culture of change and conflict management. Partners-Kosova is one of the fourteen Centers of Partners for Democratic Change (PDC), an international NGO, founded in 1989. PDC through its Centers, has provided vital communication, negotiation, and cooperative planning skills to thousands of civic, NGO, municipal and national government leaders in over 55 countries.
Partners-Kosova is a locally managed national Center working since 2001 within communities to foster a culture of peaceful conflict resolution and build consensus on neighborhood, business, majority-minority, and citizen-government issues. Ever since funded in 2001, The Center provides services ranging from mediation to training courses in Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, Mediation, Gender Equality-Anti-Discrimination, Ethnic Integration and Transitional Justice. The chief programs of Partners-Kosova include a mediation service; training of local government officials and elected municipal representatives in leadership and citizen participation processes; and training, mentoring and reconciliation programs. Over the years Partners Kosova has managed to build on Partners experience in to managing difficult situation and creating a open space for dialogue among different communities into solving different disputes. Today Partners Kosova is considered leader organization in Kosovo in regards to Mediation activities and cooperates closely with local and international institutions working in Kosovo and outside Kosovo. Partners Kosova is member of Partners for Democratic Change Network also is member of South East European Mediation Forum, and had managed to become an Internationally Licensed Mediation Center In Kosova.