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NEWSLETTER: APPLICATIONS FOR ORIGINAL ARE OPEN

NEWSLETTER: APPLICATIONS FOR ORIGINAL ARE OPEN

The call for applications in the OriginAL program was opened on May 25, 2022. 40 young people from the diaspora, aged 18-24, will have the opportunity to enjoy their country of origin, in a completely unique way. The basic criteria for application are: Age: 18-24 years old; Have not lived in Albania or Kosovo after …

Why Diaspora Youth, and what are the best global practices?

Why Diaspora Youth, and what are the best global practices?

On December 11, we launched the #OriginAL, a program that aims to provide a volunteer, educational and cultural experience for Diaspora Youth that will strengthen their sense of ethnic identity and create long-lasting connections, especially with their youth peers in our homeland countries. During the launching we facilitated a panel aimed to shed light on …

What it means to be Albanian living in Diaspora?

What it means to be Albanian living in Diaspora?

During the #OriginAL launching conference, diaspora members that represent different generations and communities shared their personal stories of how they relate to the homeland, in what ways they draw strength from it, and how life is adjusting in the diaspora, or stories on how they contribute back home even from afar. This topic touched on …