Kosovo Diaspora To Hold A Global Google Hangout

By: Valon Xoxa    November 15, 2014

The Virtual Google Hangout is the first ever event held online with the aim of providing an interlinkage between the Kosovar Diaspora and government  representatives. This will in turn stimulate a much needed discussion over the current and future possibilities of involving the Diaspora community in the decision making process in Kosovo.

Part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week Kosovo 2014, this Hangout is marked as an important event for it will for the first time, bring the thoughts of individuals worldwide into understanding the opportunities and challenges faced towards fully utilizing an organized cooperation between Kosovo and its diaspora. The event shall bring together stakeholders of varied background, who through their work have affected the Diaspora, be that in civil society, activism or policy making.

We invite you to join the live broadcast on Thursday, November 20th 2014 (Time Zones announced on the poster). Click here to join. Please make sure you are using your Google account to join the event. If you are interested to participate in the discussion live or want to know more about the event please e-mail us at kosovodiaspora@gmail.com.

 

 

Valon Xoxa

Valon Xoxa is a staff member of Kosovodiaspora.org. He holds a bachelor degree from Westminster College (MO) in Cultural Anthropology and Sociology. Currently resides in Prishtina, and is a freelance contributor and editor at KosovoDiaspora.org. With an interest in contemporary culture, he seeks to find and incorporate articles from the Kosovar Diaspora that would shed light upon the interesting characteristics of this important global community. He has published a research article through UNDP’s School on Human Development titled “Mobility and Public Participation: A Case Study of the Kosovar Diaspora”, where a rather interesting Andersonian perspective is taken at understanding the Internet as a national identity creation medium.

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