Stories about Sri Lanka
We are messy. We don't fit into neat packages. We don't always agree. We don't come from the same backgrounds.
"...I had a wonderful feeling that I was sharing a little bit of my country with people from almost every corner of the world."
I don’t get anxious or disappointed in any way since I quit expecting anything. I get excited sometimes and curious most of the time. But when my name appeared in the list of 2017 Colombo Summiteers, I felt intimidated in a way. I never belonged to GV in that...
In big groups, it is easy to get lost in the crowd, but with GV every person is as unique as their portrait.
GV-French came back home with loads of images, emotions and reflections. Team members share some of them in GV collaborative approach to stay in the mood
"The global spirit of diversity of voices combined with a unity of values—this gives me hope that in years to come these values will form the core of every society...."
"I'm glad we have people who prefer to stay in the country rather than leaving as they did before."
Would the world be better if it looked more like Global Voices? We think so!
Over 50 countries will be represented at the Global Voices Summit 2017. Join us in Colombo, Sri Lanka on December 2-3!
In selecting locations for Global Voices’ biennial Summits we take into consideration a number of criteria. Groundviews' Raisa Wickrematunge fills us in on recent happenings in this year's host country.