KFOR Commander, Major General Giovanni FUNGO, presided over the opening
ceremony of the Down Syndrome Kosova Association's new offices in Mitrovica.
The inauguration, organised by Colonel Fabio CAGNAZZO, Commander of the
Carabinieri Multinational Specialised Unit, was attended by the Deputy Mayor of
Mitrovica South, Mr. Faruk MUJCA and the Executive Director of the Down
Syndrome Kosova Association, Mrs. Sebaote BECIRI.
This event marks the completion of the renovation of an old school carried out by
military and civilian personnel belonging to the Carabinieri Multinational Specialised
Unit (MSU) in Prishtine/Pristina.
The aim of the project is to ensure the development of potential for independent
living of persons with Down Syndrome (DS) and empowerment of their parents and
Down Syndrome Kosova (DSK) is a non-governmental organization with status of an
Association, established by parents of children and persons affected by Down
DSK's mission is the protection and respect for human rights and dignity of persons
with Down syndrome by providing information and communication to the community
and professionals of relevant fields.