Expert in Albania and Kosovo

The Eminent National Expert for Albania and Kosovo  is Mr. Dritan Mezini, Managing Director of DM Consulting Services and Board Chairman of Albanian Information Technology Association (AITA).

Expert Tasks and Responsibilities
The main task of an expert panel member is to provide nominations from his/her country based on an objective process of judgement, according to the 8 categories and guidelines of the WSA. The eight products (one per category) of each UN member state shall be proposed by entering the data into the WSA online database.

Required skills

  • High expertise and several years of working experience in the fields of ICT, multimedia, and content industries.
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Experts shall be very well informed about the WSA initiative and processes, prove high motivation and state a clear reason for their intention to join the WSA.

Selection Strategy

For the selection of the best practice examples from Albania and Kosovo, the expert is in process of choosing among the following strategies:

WSA National Contest, based on the WSA rules and procedures. WSA offers such national contests an extensive software package for handling the registration and jury process along with an extensive manual and contest hand book (see below).
A cooperation with an existing national contest, (adaptation of the categories or establishing a sub WSA contest is required). The winners in the categories become nominees for the WSA-Albania and Kosovo 2019.

Personal selection made by the expert and based on an extensive experience and acquaintance with the local content market (for small countries and/or less developed economies only) or an experts’ jury selected by the National Expert.