It has been established the National Council for the Prevention and Sanctioning of Violence and Negative Phenomena

08.03.2018

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Kujtim Gashi, has today signed a decision on the establishment of the National Council for the Prevention and Sanction of Violence and Negative Phenomena at Sporting Events.

The Council is composed of five members, a representative from the State Prosecution, who will also be chairman of the Council, a representative from the General Directorate of Kosovo Police, a representative from the Olympic Committee of Kosovo, a representative from the Federation and a representative from the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, all four representatives will be members of the Council.

The organization and coordination of the Council will be done by MCYS, while the duties and responsibilities of this mechanism will be determined by sub-legal act issued by MCYS. The establishment of the Council was made within the framework of organizational measures that come out of force under Law no. 05/L-075 on the Prevention and Sanction of Violence and Negative Phenomena at Sporting Events.

Minister Gashi considered the establishment of the Council as extremely important and with the efficient work it will accomplish, this body will influence the reduction of violence in sports grounds and will increase the standard of sports organization in our country even further.

"The establishment of this National Council which has been a legal obligation with its engagement will have the effect of reducing the violence on our sports grounds and tribunes and increasing the organizational efficacy of the sporting events in Kosovo," said among other things the minister.

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