GjakovaBasel was founded in May 2014 as an association, not-for profit organisation (Verein), according to Swiss law in Basel, Switzerland and at the same time as an NGO with the same name registered in Gjakova, Kosova.

GjakovaBasel aims to promote getting to know each other, to cooperate in cross-boarder projects between persons and institutions with a link to the regions and towns of Gjakova, Kosova and Basel, Switzerland respectively in all fields of culture, social care, economy, civil society and joint social activities.

The association contributes to the superior goal of friendship between Kosova and Switzerland, a friendship build on and enhanced by positive experience of more and more people of both countries following the motto: get to know each other – cooperate – create friendship.

GjakovaBasel reaches its objectives in close coordination regarding program and people involved between the association in Basel and the Sister NGO in Gjakova with jointly realized web-presence and newsletters.

Founders and Members of the Board are: