Peer Educators Network (PEN) is a non-governmental and non-profitable youth organization which has been an ally of young men and women for more than ten years now.
With headquarters in Prishtina, PEN is active in 29 municipalities in Kosovo with more than 1500 volunteers/peer educators.
PEN envisions a community of young men and women who act on social change and inclusion. PEN’s thus works for empowering young men and women of all genders, ethnicities, religions, and sexualities through programs for increasing their capacities and mobilizing them as agents of change though peer education approach.
Anti-violence, gender equality and equity, political and electoral engagement, environmental care, social innovation and entrepreneurship are the main thematic focus of our programs and projects. A significant component of our scope is volunteerism with young men and women from all municipalities engaged in various projects and activities.
PEN is part of MenEngage, an alliance of NGOs working together with men and boys to promote gender equality, as well as part of MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign promoting father’s engagement in their children’s lives as active parents. PEN is also the accredited hosting and sending organization in promoting youth voluntarism within European Voluntary Service (EVS).
The men and women employed at PEN are constantly part of training programs, conferences and other opportunities both in and abroad that help strengthen their knowledge and increase their capacities on the issues addressed by PEN. With an open space office and friendly approach, PEN welcomes young men and women to join our efforts for empowered youth and an inclusive active society.
To contribute toward creating a community where youth of all genders are mobilized and empowered to act as agents of social change for an inclusive society.
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