Swiss Cooperation Office in Kosovo (SCO-K) and Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) launched a call for proposals for diaspora organizations.The overall goal of DSP is to support the development of a democratic society in Kosovo. Through years 2014 – 2018, except the support for projects implemented through Kosovo based organizations, DSP will offer support also the diaspora organizations.
Lis Cena: Kosovo rising
Peja-born, Nushi-raised, New York-based. Lis Cena is Kosovodiaspora’s persona of today.
Dr. Musliu: Working On Balkan Issues and Its Relations with the EU
Meet Dr. Vjosa Musliu, a former journalist at BIRN, writer for Gazeta Jeta ne Kosove and Express Newspaper. She is a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for EU Studies and is living in Ghent, Belgium.
2nd Global Virtual Meeting Discusses Diaspora Politics
The second virtual diaspora meeting, held on 6th of June, has set a hallmark of milestones to be reached in effort of coordinating institutional and civic diaspora activities.
Kosovo Wants to Play: We are triathletes!
There is this neat Kosovo.2.0’s campaign #KosovoWantsToPlay aiming to be the voice of all Kosovar athletes in their plea to gain recognition, respect, and support from the international sport entities. We can help. Let’s walk the talk. First do a 10K run and then if we’re alive complete a triathlon! Pause. Yeah, right! Ha Ha Ha. Wait… this is serious as there is a “besa” (promise) involved. We’re in to win.”
Meet Merita Gashi, Kosovo’s Paris Based Expert
Merita Gashi is Kosovodiaspora’s persona of today. Currently a PhD candidate in Geopolitics at the University of Paris 8, Ms. Gashi is an adviser to the Kosovar government and is in charge of research, analyses and report writing on a wide range of projects. Currently, she is an adviser to the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare and a board member of Riinvest Institute in Kosovo.
Emanuel Bajra: Efforts from a Banking Professional in the UK to Help Develop the Economy of Kosovo
Born in Kosovo and raised in the United Kingdom – Mr. Emanuel Bajra shares how he kept Kosovo and the British Albanian community at heart while becoming a successful banker, a writer, and a civil activist. Kosovodiaspora has chosen Mr. Bajra as a representative of a multitude of values that individuals from the diaspora bring to both host countries and their country of origin. Mr. Bajra currently works for the Lloyds Bank and shares with us the diverse spheres of life he engages in daily, proving once again that hard work and dedication are a key to integration and a successful life.
Cultural Diplomacy: The Albanian-British Festival of Culture held in London
The Albanian-British Festival of Culture held key events across London from May 28th to July 4th 2015. The annual festival hosted by the Albanian Embassy in London, brings together cultures and is a great opportunity to engage in interactive discussions and talks. The festival organiser, His Excellency Mr. Mal Berisha, during his diplomatic career in the United Kingdom has encouraged an open and connected community that embraces multiculturalism and diversity in the vibrant city of London.