About Us

About Us

The Civil Rights Program in Kosovo (CRP/K) was founded by The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) 1999. CRP/K continued with its activities under this framework until 2004 when from 1 December of the respective year it has functioned as an independent non-governmental organization. As from this year, CRP/K conducts its activities as non-governmental human rights based organization and it is an implementing partner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in implementation of the projects related to free legal assistance in the territory of Kosovo.


CRP/K is an organization that provides free legal assistance and counseling for returnees, asylum seekers, displaced persons in Kosovo, persons at risk of statelessness and to persons who are considered to be vulnerable in realization of their civil rights. Such help is provided without discrimination of any kind. CRP/K presents the beneficiaries in the procedures before court


CRP/K objective is to enhance the protection of human rights and freedoms, to address legal obstacles through representation of the interests of its beneficiaries, to facilitate access to gender and diversity sensitive information and necessary documentation with the aim to promote equal access to services for all communities in Kosovo.