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This year DOKU.TECH held its sixth edition, during the 8th and 9th of June, at the Prishtina youth-run building, Termokiss. The conference explored th

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For youngsters my age it has become very hard to decide on what field of study we want to pursue, and the hard journey we will go throughout or studie

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Wikimedians of Albanian Language User Group - WoALUG is a Wikimedia Foundation affiliate, actively contributing to distribution, improvement, and deve

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The 5th edition of the “Girls in ICT” Conference was held on April 26, at the RIT Kosovo (A.U.K.) campus, under the slogan “Expand Horizons, C

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Podium, an initiative of UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo organized in partnership with IPKO Foundation, is a social advocacy workshop that teaches youth

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UNICEF Innovations Lab Kosovo in partnership with  IPKO FOUNDATION is organizing UPSHIFT: Social Impact Workshop, from 12th – 14th of April 2019.

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What better way to celebrate International Women's Day than by inspiring and empowering young girls from all over Kosovo! Today we have gathered 40 y

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On Wednesday, December 12, in the premises of RIT Kosovo (A.U.K), IPKO Foundation and RIT Kosovo (A.U.K) officially launched the KosLift project which

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This weekend we gathered 40 young critics who contributed to the richness of Albanian credible articles in the online world! IPKO Foundation joined f

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BarCamp Prishtina started in 2011 with the mission of reaching out to youngsters in an attempt to motivate them to take part in a new era of leadersh

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As the world is uniting to celebrate the International Girl Child Day, we in Kosovo are in this as well! The International Day of the Girl Child is c

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IPKO Foundation team has successfully implemented the workshop CampCamp for the organizers of BarCamps. The workshop aimed to develop and strengthen s

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The month of August in Kosovo is known as the start of the two most anticipated events in Kosovo: DOKUFEST the biggest Documentary and Short Film Fest

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The ability to flip perspectives?! It means being able to leave the comfortable nest of our social habits and routines, common knowledge and “commo

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Më poshtë mund të gjeni platforma të cilat do të ju ndihmojnë në zhvillim të karrierës dhe për të gjetur pozita të lira të punës që ofr

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The technology sector is one of the fastest growing industries globally, but experiencing skills gap! Especially there is low involvement of Girls in

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Another topic, another BarCamp, and three more future-building speakers! We try to bring inspiration to our audience with each BarCamp edition by inv

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Cryptocurrencies are a very common topic discussed in every corner lately. We gathered at the 48th edition of BarCamp Prishtina at Teatri Oda to discu

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In 2017, Global Entrepreneurship Week started with an idea. What if there was a global movement to inspire people everywhere to unleash their ideas an

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It is important in life to learn and it is equally important to unlearn and relearn. That means we must be willing able to question everything and tha

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Yesterday, young girls from all over Kosovo brought Sunshine to Prishtina! On the International Day of the Girl Child, recognized by the UN, we are m

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“I want to believe that the role of women is changing. Women take care of their family, and they also run successful , was the starting sentence by

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In a time and age when reaction norm to negative phenomena such as corruption has become, well, no reaction at all, we encourage and applause protests

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Whether it is in San Francisco or in the two-hour-flight-away Berlin, the Kosovar audience does not possess the means to jump on a plane and follow te

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BarCamp Prishtina in cooperation with Prishtina International Summer University came together for a special edition of BarCamp, discussing the topic o

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With the topic of fears and hopes that are brought about by technology, science, and their advancements, BarCamp Prishtina #43 invited speakers from t

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Throughout centuries, new developments, especially technological ones have induced great fears in human kind. However, it is the biggest failures that

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Kids’ creativity knows no limits, and neither do technological possibilities – put these two together and amazing things can happen! This is exact

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Regardless of women’s importance and influence in the field, ICT continues to be considered male-oriented. This calls for determined teams, like our

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Aiming to inspire the audiences towards creating a bigger impact using the written arts, the #42nd Edition of BarCamp Prishtina brought in front of

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08.03.2017

Ideas Made Real

Friday, March 3rd, was the beginning of a very intense, exciting, and most certainly inspiring weekend for us. Together with UNICEF Innovations Lab

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Whether it is by developing new skills, helping causes that light you up, meeting new people, connecting with your community, or by expanding your hor

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Corruption is present in today’s world more than we know, and sometimes, even more than we would like to admit. Many institutions fall victim to the

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22.11.2016

Open Datathon!

It is the state’s responsibility to deliver information in a proactive way to ensure its citizens of the government’s transparency. However, it is

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What separates a normal citizen from a successful millionaire with many businesses under their name? What makes a successful man/woman quite often is

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There was an enthusiastic start to the weekend at Prishtina Hackerspace, on an energetic Saturday morning, with the participants of Open Datathon gat

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Fun fact: Did you know that Margaret Hamilton hand-wrote the entire Apollo Code that got humans to the moon and invented software itself? Backgrou

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Fun fact: Did you know that Margaret Hamilton hand-wrote the entire Apollo Code that got humans to the moon and invented software itself? In order t

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Logging into your social networks and following your fridge, microwave, or stove, seems a little farfetched, doesn’t it? Well, get comfortable, beca

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In the ever-changing landscape of the digital world, new technology trends emerge almost on a daily basis. Human curiosity, in all of its imperfection

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The world is changing rapidly, technology is evolving, and many things we thought impossible are now within grasp and part of reality. We are living i

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There was a BIG BANG on July 21, 2016 in Prishtina, and we’re not talking about the theory of how everything was created in the universe.  DOKU:TEC

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Much of what we know and consider a fact today was once called “crazy”, “unrealistic”, or “impossible”. Such is the case with the ideas an

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BarCamp Prishtina #38 Have you ever been inspired to love your country by someone who is not even from your country? Some interesting characters cont

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A number of youth have been brought one step closer to creating the robots we all dream of, or see in the movies, during the RobotiKS Camp of 2016. Wh

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Cultivating the necessary skills to build a young tech society in Kosovo, is the main goal of the RobotiKs camp which will take place during June 13-1

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Curious eyes followed the young speakers on stage, as they unpacked their stories of success in the areas of tech during BarCamp Prishtina Kids Editio

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High spirits and ecstatic energy flowed through the Zahir Pajaziti Square in Prishtina on the morning of May 20, 2016, where the atmosphere was quite

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On the journey of teaching practical engineering and robotic skills to young aspiring lovers of technology, Design Challenge has seen some beautiful c

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In the heart of Revaler Strasse in Berlin, with huge historical and cultural contrasts, graffiti and art all the way, you could still spot the most cr

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The International Day of Girls in ICT was celebrated on April 28, 2016 in Kosovo, and it was the gathering of the most influential people coming from

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Sometimes, our ideas and inspirations get stuck in a rut and need that little push from that special someone, or sometimes we just simply need to get

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Giving support is sometimes described as access to opportunity – an enabler that allows innovators to pursue their ambitions forward, and sometimes

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The 36th edition of BarCamp Prishtina showed us how imagination shapes our reality. This edition covered topics related to programming, acting, inven

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The world’s largest encyclopedia – Wikipedia is a free-access, free-content tool which has helped many of us while in school to not get lost and l

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Kosovo’s online presence needs to be well groomed and Wiki Editathon will do exactly that! IPKO Foundation, Girls Coding Kosova and Prishtina Hac

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The heavy door at the entrance of Oda Theatre opened way too many times as hundreds of participants arrived at the scene. Down the stairs, a cordon of

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The 34th edition of BarCamp Prishtina came in a different dimension like never before. This edition covered topics related to neuroscience and offered

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While 2015 was an awesome, challenging, successful year for IPKO Foundation, we are looking forward to make 2016 an inspiring one as well. We will fo

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After a 365-day period with a rah-rah and very energetic team IPKO Foundation ended the year 2015 with a brunch of prosperous and very productive proj

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BarCamp Bus returned for the second time this December in Skenderaj and Vushtrri. Although it was held in a small environment it was very cozy. The au

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BarCamp Prishtina goes international. BCP this November continued its tradition of enthralling meetings, gathering in one place different fellows of d

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“Digital Storytelling: How to Blog”, training was unveiled last week by IPKO Foundation and Kosovo 2.0, in the E.U Information and Cultural Center

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IPKO Foundation in partnership with KWN organized “Utilizing Information and Communication Technology (ICT)” training, in order to offer some p

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The ability to use social media to build an audience and how to use it to promote business or youth-driven projects was the aim of the Social Media Tr

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Scientific research has confirmed that, all else equal, the lack of light during the fall season affects the process of thinking among humans. The bus

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On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, IPKO Foundation in cooperation with USAID’s Basic Education Program, Girls Coding Koso

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Another September has arrived, and yet another season of BarCamp has started to unfold. On the previous Tuesday, the first edition of the new season w

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After the summer break, the first event of A Violence Free Future continued in the northern part of Kosovo, in the event which gathered around 100 par

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As all great things come to an end, DOKU:TECH closed its two-day marathon with a great success. Filled with excitement and courage, we closed this edi

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As the very first tech conference in Kosovo and beyond, DOKU:TECH continued its tech-related influence in the neighboring countries of Albania and Mac

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sther Dyson, Kentaro Toyama and Yanki Margalit Kickoff Keynote Lineup; Event Registration Now Open DOKU:TECH technology conference organized in coope

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The annual stimulating camp which requires from kids to use their logic and creative skills to create simple robots was held on 22-­26 June in four

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The 7th round of the Next Generation Scholarship Program for the academic year 2015/16 was recently closed, and the big announcement was released. Ou

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IPKO Foundation is delighted to announce the winners of the 7th round of the Next Generation Scholarship Program for the academic year 2015/16. After

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This Monday, another marvelous, yet different, edition of BarCamp Prishtina was held. It comprised of a set of interesting speeches and intriguing sto

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A Violence Free Future continued its series in the eastern part of Kosovo with two parallel events gathering more than 200 participants of ages betwee

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On Saturday, a special edition of BarCamp Prishtina was held. It comprised of a set of interesting and intriguing speeches for the audience, who seek

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In recognition of the “Females in ICT International Day,” the American University in Kosovo – Training and Development Institute and its partner

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Apart from its remarkable engagement in social-tech projects, IPKO Foundation continues to financially support students who show their ability of beco

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IPKO Foundation is delighted to offer its financial support to TEDxPrishtinaWomen in an effort to positively influence the society we live in, as well

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“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power, you just take it,” said Roseanne Barr, and this edition of BarCamp Prishtina was abo

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IPKO Foundation is delighted to announce the opening of the new round of Next Generation Scholarships for the academic year 2015/16. Since 2009, 124

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Wiki Academy is an innovative project that was initially started in Kosovo, and was successfully implemented for two years in a row. This Academy was

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IPKO Foundation is delighted to announce that the recent day-long activity regarding “A Violence Free Future” in Prizren has resulted in an utmos

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A record-breaking edition of BarCamp Prishtina was held this Tuesday! The twenty-ninth edition of BarCamp Prishtina brought three speakers with inter

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Wiki Academy Kukes is about to finalize the application phase for the articles contest. Only 5 more days are left ‘till the deadline for application

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BarCamp Prishtina started the new year with another interesting edition that comprised of a set of interesting speeches and intriguing stories for the

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BarCamps have been spread all over major cities of Kosovo, particularly Prishtina, Mitrovica, Gjilan, Ferizaj, Prizren, and Gjakova. However, certain

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People from Kukes, this is your moment! Last week, IPKO Foundation opened the application form to register for Wiki Academy Kukes, Albania. You thin

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2015 has started with all the glory and awesomeness! After organizing two successful editions of Wiki Academy in Kosovo, IPKO Foundation has recently

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IPKO Foundation is closing this year with a great 365-day period, each day filled with an enthusiastic team working tirelessly, many fruitful and succ

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BarCamp Prishtina continued the positive start of the new season with another marvelous edition that comprised of a set of interesting speeches and in

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IPKO Foundation is pleased to have been selected to receive the FIDES Award for Philanthropic Contribution on the National Level.  We are humbled to

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BarCamp Prishtina continued its new season with another marvelous edition that comprised of interesting speeches and intriguing stories for the audien

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24.11.2014

BarCamp Bus Tour

BarCamps have been spread all over major cities of Kosovo, particularly Prishtina, Mitrovica, Gjilan, Ferizaj, Prizren, and Gjakova. However, certain

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After an intensve hard work throughout the year, and all the successes we have celebrated together, it is about time to come up with something new aga

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BarCamps continued the positive start of the new season with a string of marvelous editions that comprised of a set of interesting speeches and intrig

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IPKO Foundation has shown extensive support to individuals who exemplify the core values that IF’s mission tries to instill. Apart from providing fi

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As the International Day of the Girl Child is approaching, the focus has once again been directed towards implementing effective methods of developing

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After a delightful summer exemplified by a innovative tech conference, BarCamp Prishtina restarted the new season with another marvelous edition that

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IPKO Foundation has set a great example with its long-term commitment of encouraging greater philanthropy within Kosovo and providing continuous suppo

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Under the fresh and chilly breeze of Andrra, DOKU:TECH started the third day of the Conference. Considering the fact that the topic was Community, the

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All the great things come to an end and DOKU:TECH is no exception. We slowly drew to the closing day which was filled with excitement because after al

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Considering the fact that the topic for discussion was Security, super interesting talks and debates took place at the conference. We had several thri

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Here we go: After all the preparations, arrangements and tiresome but yet pleasant work that has been done, today DOKU:TECH commenced its 4-day marath

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IPKO Foundation has shown extensive support to organizations, projects, and individuals who exemplify the core values that IF’s mission tries to ins

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31.07.2014

LOADING DOKU:TECH

This summer has been very vibrant for the community of DOKU:TECH. In order to ensure an unforgettable experience for each and all of you, preparations

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The last BarCamp for the season was organized differently compared to the previous ones since it was exclusively dedicated to participants of Prishtin

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Technology, internet and innovation will land at Dokufest this year. Today, IPKO Foundation in partnership with Share Foundation and Dokufest have rev

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IPKO Foundation projects aim to instill positive change among the society and make active citizens a part of the era of change, as well as united in t

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With the same passion that we are used to see them on TV, and with the same powerful words and inspirational presentations they grabbed the audience

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From May 22nd to May 25th 2014, IPKO Foundation staff attended the third edition of POINT conference along nineteen other activists from different  o

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After a long time, IPKO family came together like in the old days.  On June 4 th , 2014 IPKO Foundation organized a reunion dinner between IIMP stude

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After a long, dynamic process of selecting the best of the brightest students that usually apply for IPKO Foundation Scholarship, we were happy to an

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Music predominated the 22nd edition of BarCamp Prishtina. Founders of music bands, who are tech professionals during the day and musicians during the

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A year after intensive work on creation of a portal which unanimously represents the activists’ request for integration of Kosovo into digital world

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Three weeks available for application were closed in the midnight between April 21st and 22nd. For IPKO Foundation staff, these were three active week

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After five years of awarding scholarships to the brightest students of Kosovo and investing more than 278,000.00 Euros in their education, we are happ

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Organized within the Week of Women which is being held in Kosovo, as never seen before at BarCamp Prishtina, the 21st edition gathered in one place an

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More than 3000 kilometers in less than two weeks, 40 presentations around eight different municipalities, 10 workshops, hundreds of working hours and

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Wiki Academy Kosovo II- City Marathon has accomplished its mission. More than 80 articles for Kosovo are published on Wikipedia during the last two da

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Last night marked the jubilee edition of BarCamp Prishtina which gathered in Teatri Oda more than 130 participants who had the chance to hear three di

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The 19th edition of BarCamp Prishtina officially opened the new year of BarCamps in Kosovo. More than 80 participants gathered in Oda Theatre this tim

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A year ago, Wiki Academy was initiated with the sole purpose of improving the image of Kosovo in the internet. And here we come again, a year later, a

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In the end of the year, after hundreds of working hours and sleepless nights, the energy that drives us is the celebration of our successes. We are h

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Calculating successes and failures, incomes and outcomes and making the plans for the next year is a common practice among working organizations. We a

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Tenth edition of BarCamp Prishtina marked the first success of the beginning of the year, and the eighteenth edition ended up just as successful as ea

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Up until a few months ago Kosovo was an almost entirely invisible country for Internet giants such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, and W3C. I

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Designed with the aim of helping community to gather to share interesting ideas and experiences, BarCamp Prishtina for the seventeenth round became th

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Seven days of each November are booked for Global Entrepreneurship Week – the world’s biggest initiative to celebrate and recognize innovators and

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We launched Digital Kosovo project with the sole aim of supporting Kosovo’s integration into the Digital World. Since September 2, 2013 the team beh

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The Inspiring city of Sarajevo was once again the host of the annual participant driven event of community boost_r Tech Camp. IPKO Foundation together

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Sabaja Dr’s Beer House was not big enough to fit all the people who joined the sixteenth edition of BarCamp Prishtina which took place on thursday e

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More young people in Kosovo will benefit from an investment in their education through a partnership between IPKO Foundation and the Sali and Isa Nus

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Rainy weather forced the change of location however did not stop people from coming to the BarCamp Prishtina #15 which gathered more than 60 atendees

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On 26 and 27 of September, a team of seven youngsters from IPKO Foundation team and participants of Community Boost_r Kosovo attended the Spark.me Co

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Today’s launch of the Digital Kosovo web portal is an important step forward in addressing some of the challenges faced by the citizens of Kosovo

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IPKO Foundation is pleased to announce a 5,000 Euro investment in the Kosova Women’s Network’s (KWN) new grant and scholarship fund.  This invest

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BarCamp goes all American. This was the motto of the 14th edition of Barcamp Prishtina, held during the 6th of July with special guests from the Unite

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Young promising technology enthusiasts from different elementary schools of Kosovo today had the great chance to visit two great institutions such as

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Two intensive days of Code Sprint Prishtina has ended successfully on Sunday evening. More than 50 participants from the seven finalist teams of co

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Last night we celebrated the most important event of the year for our foundation. In a friendly atmosphere at “Taverna Dardha” among friends, pa

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The thirteenth edition of BarCamp Prishtina gathered more than 170 participants in a new and outdoor venue, which looked like the perfect place for th

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Community Boost_r tashmë është futur në një fazë tjetër zhvillimi. Pas përfundimit të fazës së aplikimit të projekteve, tash është koha

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More than 130 participants were present on the 12th edition of BarCamp Prishtina, and as usual the Oda Theatre was full of young people ready to see

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IPKO Foundation is pleased to announce the new project- Community boost_r which is being organized for the first time in Kosovo. Community boost_r

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13.04.2013

BarCamp Gjakova

More than 120 people gathered in Gjakova for the first BarCamp organized in this city. A dedicated artist whose aim is to make the city of Gjakova a

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The eleventh edition of BarCamp Prishtina gathered, for one more time, more than hundred people at Oda Theatre. Except the guest speakers who focus

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We are happy to announce the new round of Digital Innovation Scholarship Program for the academic year 2013/2014. We will help students who possess

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After successful accomplishment of App Camp Kosovo mission, IPKO Foundation continued its work within the Digital Diplomacy Strategy of Ministry of

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01.03.2013

BarCamp Prizren #2

The second edition of BarCamp in Prizren, held at Youth Centre, was probably the most unusual one. However, even under unusual conditions with no e

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27.02.2013

BarCamp Gjilan

In the course of organizing BarCamps in different cities of Kosovo, this time the BarCamp team hit the road with an event in Gjilan. The first editi

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There were not enough chairs at Oda Theatre for all the people who participated the tenth edition of BarCamp. More than two hundred people attended

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The future of Kosovo’s technology is on the right path. This is the conclusion reached after a visit by IPKO Foundation scholars to seven elementary

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Arianit Dobroshi, Bernard Nikaj and Benjamin Murran were the key guest speakers on the 9th edition of Barcamp Prishtina. Inspirable speeches were th

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From over 150 participants, 16 presented prototype applications, and a jury, awarded four awards amounting 12,000 Euros and a special award of a trip

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The BarCamp Prishtina continued its tradition with the eighth edition of informal meetings. One more time people had the opportunity to hear impress

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Investment in the future leaders of Kosovo and involvement of as many young people as possible in concrete projects, continues to be the core missio

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The second season of BarCamp started with a great success. Around 130 people participated on the seventh BarCamp organized in Prishtina. Oda Theate

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After organizing two outstanding meetings in Prizren and Mitrovica, BarCamp continued its activity in Prishtina. Organized, as usual, in the spirit of

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Since 2009 IPKO Foundation has provided over 239,816.00 Euros in scholars to 81 students.  In 2012 after undergoing a tough competitive process, IPKO

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After several years of working virtually and sharing the office space of our partners in July 2012, accompanied by friends, partners, and associates,

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31.05.2012

BarCamp Mitrovica

In May 2012, BarCamp hit the road with an event in Mitrovica.  For more than two hours the Creative Corner was an arena for discussion and debate

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04.05.2012

BarCamp Prizren

After five awesome meetings in Prishtina, BarCamp team moved to another city. The first step onset of such meetings outside the capital was Prizren.

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BarCamp Prishtina continued its journey of interesting meetings, gathering in one place different people of different backgrounds to share their uniq

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Being one of the rarest events organized in Kosovo that brings together outstanding people with appealing topics, BarCamp Prishtina continued its go

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The number of the people interested to participate in this innovative event increased significantly in the BarCamp Prishtina #3 held at Hecienda bar

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BarCamp Prishtina #2 brought together innovative people with pioneering ideas who inspired around 80 participants who joined us in the bar “Outback

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Who knew that if you threw an event in a bar in Prishtina, people would come to hear inspiring stories of innovation, challenge and risk taking. More

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