Lumbardhi Foundation is honored with the Award for Democracy

On 20 December 2016, the Swiss Cooperation Office Kosovo (SCO-K), the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DANIDA) and the Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) have awarded Lumbardhi Foundation with the Award for Democracy 2016 as part of the Democratic Society Development project. The award honored Lumbardhi Foundation for the successful initiative on the protection of Lumbardhi Cinema in Prizren.
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Awards will recognize the contributions of individuals and organizations in various fields impacting the democratization process of Kosovo. Their purpose is to elevate and recognize the contributions of civil society that come as a result of innovation, intellectual courage or achievement Kosovo’s democratization. Awards will be disbursed to those individuals or organizations that exemplify the DSP objectives. All civil society actors, including the DSP grant recipients, will be eligible for these awards.

The decision as to who will receive the awards will be made by the Grants and Awards Board, with the approval of Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo. Awards evaluation and decision will be made once a year.






Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo (SCO-K) and Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) are pleased to inform you that the possibility for submitting nominations for the DSP Award For Democracy within Democratic Society Promotion (DSP) project will constantly remain open.


DSP invites all interested parties to nominate individuals or organizations which they consider have made a distinguished contribution to the democratization of the country.

The nominees will be awarded based on one or the several of the following criteria:

  • The design and successful implementation of the initiative (approach, activity, project, etc.) in one of DSP's program areas during the period 2011- 2016;
  • The innovative nature of the initiative;
  • The impact of the initiative, including the potential for expansion or replication;
  • The courage and audacity of the organization or the individual expressed through the  initiative;

For more detailed information on the Democratic Society Promotion project and to download the application form for nominations, please visit our website          

Call for nominations will constantly remain open.

For further questions, please contact us by e-mail [email protected].