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Lokalizo

Posted June 13, 2014 Avatar Brikenda Metaj

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I was amazed when I saw for the first time the Lokalizo page online. After getting to know a little bit more about the project, the idea of becoming part of this project quickly became important to me as I wanted to help out in realizing the goals of the project but also to gather experience in this working environment. After becoming part of the team, I was happy to start learning more about this initiative, especially about how the reports created through the technological to...


Mapping Day

Posted June 12, 2014 no picture diar

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I am a student at the "Sami Frashëri '' Gymnasium, studying Social Sciences. I participated in a lot of trainings and activities as a volunteer, where I had the opportunity to meet many peers, adults, and gain new knowledge. My involvement in activities of different organizations has made me understand very well the concept of active citizenship and the importance of citizen participation in governance and processes which aim the improvement of our communities. Therefore, a big pa...


Lokalizo_Maps_Kosovo

Posted May 20, 2014 no picture Prosperity Initiative in Kosovo

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Prosperity Initiative in Kosovo (PIKS) is implementing its flagship project Lokalizo which is a youth digital mapping project supported by UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo and Voices of Youth Mapping Initiative. The Lokalizo project will gradually empower groups of young people, to contribute and become agents of positive change in their communities. This activism of young people will result in amplifying their voices and in getting them to proactively engage in the decision-makin...


When is this week's OneMinutesJr.

Posted January 8, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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In Kosovo, 20-yr-old Valeriana Hasi points out that politicians make resolutions, but does anyone hold them accountable? Check out, "When," this week's OneMinutesJr. and share your opinion with us: http://youtu.be/bFgGT1Kull0


Winter Olympics: Unity, Peace, or Secession?

Posted January 8, 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The 2014 Winter Olympic Games are just around the corner and Sochi, population 350,000, is eagerly awaiting the arrival of thousands of athletes from around the world. Amidst terrorist bombings and threats nearby, on account of Chechnyan rebel groups, Sochi faces great security challenges arising in the form of space, land availability, warm climate and safety from terrorist coups. Chechnya is to Russia what Tibet and Basque are to China and Spain respectively. Essentially, they ar...


Post2015: The Voice of Young Kosovars

Posted November 11, 2013 Avatar Innovations Lab Kosovo

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Of the estimated 1.8 million inhabitants of Kosovo, around half are under 25 years old, with over half of the ministers in the government under the age of 40—the “Young Europeans,” as Kosovans are often called, is no misnomer. And this immense youth population matters: consider that this demographic will make up tomorrow’s voters, labor force, business and civil society leaders, minsters, and soon, and will reap the benefits—or consequences—of the work initiated today t...


OneMinutesJr. Bike Lane

Posted October 24, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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We are always thinking of ways to change our communities. Well, watch what this young man does with his bike:http://bit.ly/16t6UE9. (by Albulena Uikani, 21, Kosovo, 2013) What are some unique ways you can change your community?