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As the first online subscription based news agency in Kosova, established in 2000, right after the end of the Kosovo-Serbia conflict. KosovaLive has had a long history of being one of the few independent, unbiased and reliable of
information in Kosovo. Today, KosovaLive uses media as a means of dialogue, education and equality.
Media as a means of Dialogue
Designing projects that relate to using media as a means of dialogue between interethnic communities within the country and the region, KosovaLive works in building long lasting understanding, cooperation and peace.
From high level Kosovo-Serbia forum, involving politicians, journalists, community leaders and other dignitaries, to journalist conferences and exchanges, KosovaLive has been a leader in breaking the ice in inter-ethnic communication, ever since the early days of post war.
Media as a means of Education
By using innovative mediums of communication, KosovaLive works on building critical thinking abilities and critical media literacy in youth, women, civic servants, officials, and journalists. Projects encompass a broad array of topics from Fakenews, Disinformation, Voting, Public Engagement, Women Empowerment to Circular Economy, DesignThinking, and Social Entrepreneurship.
More than decade long partnerships with higher education institutions in Kosova and the U.S., enable KosovaLive to educate and engage individuals from various backgrounds in multilingual and multinational activities, events, programs and initiatives.
Media as a means of Equality
Award winning innovative programs for increasing social, economic and gender equality, have improved the lives of hundreds across the country. The award winning all girls educational and professional bureau, part of the internationally renown GlobalGirl Media, focuses on women’s empowerment through programs that engage women’s public and economic participation, through media.
Partnerships with organizations and media, led by women from throughout the world, enable KosovaLive to amplify girls’ and women’s’ voices in the global discourse, by shedding light to the most important issues for enhancing gender equality around the world.
KosovaLive uses media as a means of education, dialogue and equality
Swiss Foreign Ministry
Open Society Institute
German Foreign Ministry
U.S Embassy, Pristina, Kosovo
U.S. Department of State
British Embassy Pristina
Balkan Trust for Democracy
Embassy of Sweden in Kosovo
Ministry for Foreign Affairs Sweden
Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe
Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen
Balkan Green Foundation
Media Centar Sarajevo
BETA news agency
Free Press Unlimited
Down Syndrome Kosova
Women’s Voices Now
Founder and Executive Director
Kelmend founded KosovaLive right after the Kosovo-Serbia war, when there was a growing need for independent, unbiased and professional reporting, Established initially as a subscription-based news agency, providing news to leading local and international media outlets, KosovaLive now is a much larger organization working in democratization, reconciliation, gender equality and media education.
BOARDS OF DIRECTORS
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Karen Louise Boothe