GLAM/Newsletter/March 2023/Contents/Kosovo report
Wikivoyage Edit-a-thon in Istog
WoALUG in collaboration with the Municipality of Istog, Kosovo, held an edit-a-thon on Wikivoyage about the city of Istog.
Participants contributing in the edit-a-thon were representatives from the Municipality of Istog, the Istog Museum, Podguri Alpine Club, as well as mountain tourist guides.
This will not be the last cooperation between the Wikimedians of Albanian Language User Group as there will be more planned activities ahead.
WikiGAP in Prishtina
During March WoALUG had a very successful WikiGAP event in Prishtina. We held an online training session on March 6th prior to the event. During the session the participants were trained to edit, write and translate on Wikipedia.
The edit-a-thon was held on March 8th at the Embassy of Sweden in Pristina. Participants were gathered to promote gender equality and diversity in the Wikimedia movement. At the event the Ambassador of Sweden held an inspiring speech, which emphasized the importance of inclusive representation in knowledge sharing. Participating in the event were amazing women who contributed to Wikipedia Shqip and helped it get one step closer to closing the gender gap.
WoALUG keeps working towards creating a more equitable and inclusive world on Wikipedia!
Wikimedian in Residence
The Faculty of Arts of the University of Pristina, Kosovo, had its first Wikimedian in Residence placed by the Wikimedians of Albanian User Group. The Wikimedian in Residence (WIR) worked on creating, translating and editing crucial articles about art in SQ Wikipedia and developing long-term relationships between the institution and the Wikimedia community.
During the time of residency he helped facilitate an information session with the 3rd year students from the Art Management course of Faculty of Arts - University of Prishtina. The outcome of the information session was a very successful Wikipedia edit-a-thon, where students worked on important articles about art that were not in the Albanian Language Wikipedia.
The statistics from this event are:
12 Articles created 12 Articles edited
This edit-a-thon is one of many that will be organized in partnership with the Faculty of Arts - University of Prishtina because of the developed relationship thanks to our WIR.
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