Kristian has completed his undergraduate studies in Sociology, at the Faculty of Social Science, University of Tirana. During this time he participated in an academic exchange at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi. Currently, he is following his graduate studies in Political Science and International Relations at Epoka University. He is interested in subjects of the differences in social processes theories and the European Integration of Albania. Up until now, he has been involved in multiple projects as a volunteer, intern, and trainee in the private sector and NGO in Albania and abroad. Lately, he has been granted a scholarship as Teaching Assistant parallel to graduate studies. He speaks Albanian (mother tongue) and English language.
December 2019 - March 2020
Kladjola has completed her Bachelor studies at Faculty of Law, University of Tirana. Currently, she is continuing her Scientific Civil Master studies at the same faculty. During her studies, she had the opportunity to be part of an exchange program at Masaryk University in Czechia, in which lectures were held in the English language. This experience was the starting point where her passion for International Law and European Union Law was born. With the desire to improve her knowledge beyond scholar books she took part in various activities, simulation models and different trainings. She took part on Saarland University and SEELS summer school with the topic on Media Law, Democratization and the EU accession process. Her last project was in collaboration with Washington and Lee University, Faculty of Law, University of Tirana and Ministry of Justice on the topic of Anticorruption Essentials and Best Practices in Key Sectors. Under the project, she attended a joint online course on Global Corruption and Good Governance in Albania and the European Union with the students of Washington and Lee University. Kladjola intends to continue her career in the field of International Law in the near future and sees the internship at EMA as a helping experience in expanding her knowledge. She speaks Albanian, and English, and she has basic knowledge of Italian and the Czech language, while she is improving her knowledge of the French language.
October 2019 - January 2020
Anxhela has just completed her master's degree in Public Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana. During her ongoing studies and engagement in international law-focused activities she discovered the interest and desire to learn more about the European Union. Angela has participated in the Simulation Model for European Union Institutions organized by EMA for two consecutive years, where she served as Commissioner for 2019, defending the EU's interests with professionalism and expertise. During her first master year she did not break away from engaging in activities and workshops in various organizations, thus making her a participant and winner of the Political Academy 2018 in Tirana organized by the “Qemal Stafa” Foundation for youth engagement in policy-making and training the leaders of the future. This award gave her the opportunity to be part of the Albanian delegation who did a study visit to Brussels with a focus on EU institutions. During this study visit she visited all EU institutions in Brussels and met various MEPs, who shared with all members of the participating group, their opinion on Albania's achievement and they own assessment about the opening of negotiations. Angela has also held a two-month internship at the Ministry of Justice in the deputy minister cabinet. This gave her the opportunity to observe more closely how policy-making works and functions at the executive level. Currently apart from her internship at EMA, Anxhela is continuing her one-month training on leadership, thanks to the "Training of trainers" activity from the Qemal Stafa Foundation. She wants to become a qualified and expert trainer in the EU legal field but not only, wishing to contribute to Albania's EU accession process. Anxhela speaks Albanian, English and Italian, and also has basic knowledge of Spanish.
September - December 2019
Klea has just graduated from University of Tirana, in the field of law. During her bachelor studies she found out that she wanted to specialize in International Law. Before graduation, Klea has conducted an internship at the First Administrative Court of Tirana and now she is looking forward to being a professional in the international policy- making sector, in order to give her contribution in developing the policies of the country. Also she is working in a one year project focused on monitoring the implementation of the judicial reform in Albania. Her work consists in organizing workshops and gathering statistics ,information through surveys, which will later conclude in a final raport drafted by Faculty of Law, University of Tirana. Certainly to acquire new skills and experiences, she has been involved in many international activities. This year she was part of a delegation of Albanian students in Model of UN in The Hague, where she promoted her ideas of how to achieve sustainable economic growth. After returning to Albania, she immediately joined the EMA network, where she applied for the "Model of EU Institutions" and played the role of one of Members of the European Parliament. After a distinguishing participation, she was offered to be an intern at the EMA office. Considering all her interests and general aim toward the international policy-making, she is looking forward to prospering her work and her experience within NGO sector. She aims to start her master degree on European Legal Studies. Klea speaks Albanian, English, French and has a basic knowledge on Italian language.
July 2019 - September 2019
Haxhire Vezi is graduating from her Bachelor studies in the University of Tirana, Faculty of Law. She has also in plan to continue her studies in "Master of Scenes in the Public Law." She has good knowledge of English , Italian and Chinese language.
Her first presentation with EMA has been through its activities, to mention European Institutions Simulation 2019, where she had the role of an European Parliament Member. Wanting to be aware of the public policies and especially of the EU, the mission and EMA itself pushed her to be part of EMA. Her areas of interest are human rights, public socio-economic policies and activism in civil society. Even her trainings are related to these fields..to mention “Politeia Summer School for Regional Cooperation”in Montenegro,“Albania towards EU” etc.. In the road towards European Union every aspect that needs to be harmonized with European laws and its good practices, needs to be taken into consideration and proper attention should be paid to. The awareness and development of European values in political and socio-economic fields would made the path easier towards it.
April - July 2019
Irsid is studying in third year of his bachelor’s degree in Administration and Social Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences at University of Tirana. Last year he had an internship experience at “Civil Rights Defenders”- an international non-governmental organization based in Sweden working on human rights with a focus on civil and political rights. During that time, he also completed the “Human Rights Defenders School”. Before this experience, Irsid has been part of “KEPASS”, a mobility programme between the students of Adriatic school system. Also, he was part of Model United Nations, an educational simulation in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. Actually, Irsid volunteers at “United Nations Youth Association Albania”, a youth organization focused on completing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, the blueprints to achieve a better and more sustainable future. His interest fields are social activism, social society and human rights. He’s bilingual, being fluent on both English and Italian. He aims to follow his master studies on communication for social changes.
October 2018 - May 2019
Jola has just graduated from University of Tirana, Bachelor Program Faculty of Law and she also holds bachelor BA diploma in Finance from the same university. Since freshman year, she has been a member of “Network of Excellent Students”. During her studies, she was involved for almost a year at NGO, “The Center for Legal Civic Initiatives” offerings free legal advice for women who have been victims of violence and trafficking. During nine weeks, Jola has been part of a “Human Rights School Tirana” organized from Civil Rights Defenders. She achieved her personal objectives towards values clarification, attitude change, development of solidarity, and the skills for advocacy and action, such as analyzing situations in human rights terms and strategizing appropriate responses to injustice. Also, as part of youth grassroots organizations she has been active in initiating and organizing many seminars for young people to enhance their social and political participation. For the moment she has interest in human right especially for juvenile and women, and intends to specialize in the future in economic crimes law. Jola speaks Albanian, English, French and has basic knowledge in German.
September 2018 - April 2019
Loriana has just completed her Bachelor studies in ‘Aleksander Moisiu’ University Durrës at the Faculty of Political and Law Sciences, for Law studies. Now she is waiting to start her master studies. Her recognition with EMA and its activities starts with the EU Simulation Model 2018. An activity in which she was certified as the best performance as the representative of the European Commission. This stimulated her in understanding her role as the "Citizen of the World", as well as her aspirations to be part of the lawmakers, giving her impetus to continue this professional internship at EMAs office. The protection of human rights, the creation of new legal remedies and promoting and enforcing an independent legal system not influenced by politics, are the aims she intends to do as a future lawyer. Moreover, her interest is related to amendments and filling gaps of the law in the Republic of Albania. That’s why being an intern at EMA hopefully will make her understand better the relationship between the EU and Albania in a way to give her a clear idea of the situation we are today and what she might do differently in the near future. She knows Albanian, English, Italian and has studied the German language.
July - September 2018
Lorenca Bejko is a newly graduated student from the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana, with a Master in Criminal Law. Meanwhile, she will attend postgraduate studies at 'Universite Grenoble Alpes' on legal studies. Currently, apart from being an EMA intern, Lorenca is a part-time legal assistant at Atlantic Company. She has been involved in several youth exchange activities focusing on jurisprudence, leadership and promotion of democracy, both internally and internationally. Lorenca has also been engaged within civil society for 6 years in areas related to volunteering and social life in the community as an activist of Albanian Red Cross, Albanian Cap Project, New Vision, Aiesec, Albanian Consumer Center, etc. She is a public officer and coordinator of the Balkan Youth Council information sessions. Also for a period of three months, she is the Project Coordinator at the Albanian Consumer Center. During the time that she was a Bachelor student for about 6 months, she worked as an author and interviewer for the Albanian Law Review, an online legal journal. Outside the student life, Lorenca has a passion for poetry and literature in general, she is the author of two poetic books. Constantly she writes articles in the newspaper "Telegraf". In December 2015, she was selected for the "People of the Year" award in the category “Young Authors”.Her areas of interest include classic literature, voluntarism, environmental protection and ecology, foreign languages, human rights, diplomacy, public speaking, leadership and criminal sciences. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue) and English, Spanish and has basic knowledge of Italian and Croatian.
June - July 2018
Aleksandra Luca is a sophomore in the Honors Program at the University of Michigan, one of the most prestigious universities in the US that was ranked the number 1 public university for three consecutive years. She plans to earn a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and International Relations and to continue to law school and receive her Juris Doctor degree. In addition to studying at the University of Michigan, Aleksandra also works in the university's Undergraduate Political Science Association, where she tries to find prospects and new possibilities for students in the field of Political Science. Aleksandra Luca is also the Public Relations officer of the Albanian-American Student Association, which focuses on bringing together students with similar origin and culture and helping the society around them. Outside of academics, Aleksandra's hobbies are Modeling, which she started at 11 years old, and acting, which she started at 10 years old with a variety of roles in theatre and cinematography, including the Amazon Prime series "I Declare War" and the film "Bennett's Song," an award-winning film in and out of the U.S. where she was given the opportunity to introduce Albanian culture. Her current interests are post-conflict resolution and human rights. Her dream is to make an impact, however small, on Albanian politics, even though she was born and raised in the US. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, and Spanish.
March - August 2018
Enea has completed Bachelor studies at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tirana. He is currently completing Master's degree in Civil Law at the same university. During the studies he has been involved in many trainings and workshops such as: human rights, European law, business law and family law. He has participated in a two-month training organised by the OSCE presence in Albania and was awarded the prize for the best performance during the EU Simulation Model organised by EMA in 2017. Enea has participated in several national and international scientific conferences organized by the University of Tirana with the University of La Sapienza, referring to the topics: "Impact of Human Rights in Private Law" and "Taking and Using Biological Samples. News and Novelties of the Criminal Procedure Code". He shows interest in European law, civil law and European private law. The languages he owns are Albanian (mother language), English, French and basic knowledge of Italian language.
March - July 2018
Nikol is currently completing her final year of Bachelor studies in Business Management at the Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana. During her studies she has worked as an interpreter & assistant for Short Term Observers from the Organization for Security & Cooperation in Europe (OSCE/ODIHR) during the Local and Assembly elections (2015, 2017) in Durres County. She also has an experience as a data entry collector for the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) for local businesses in Durrës County. Her volunteer contribution mainly consists of translations for TED Open Translation in Albanian, English or Italian language and her membership at AIESEC Albania. While engaged with AIESEC Albania, she contributed in the marketing area for the Incoming Exchanges Department. Her works consisted of making several promotion materials for the Global Volunteer programs and promotional videos for the exchange projects of 2017. Nikol was part of the Organising Committee for the YouthSpeak forum, under the theme “Decent work & economic growth”, supported by AIESEC Albania, UN in Albania and EasyPay Albania. Her work consisted in preparing the materials for the YouthSpeak survey & event, such as editor for pictures, videographer and editor of the Youthspeak video, photographer during the event. Her areas of interest are Gender Equality, Human Rights, European Studies, Project Management and Marketing. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English and Italian language.
February 2018 – April 2018
Aureliano is graduated from the University of New York Tirana with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Sciences/International Relations. During undergraduate studies he was part of a research project, composed by a team of UNYT’s professors and students with the role of assistant researcher, focused on the topic of regional historic relations in the Balkan region. In 2016, Aureliano has conducted an internship at the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in the Department of the Diplomatic Academy. Main responsibility was to assist in the organisational process of conferences taking place in the premises of MEFA. Personal research focus: EU Enlargement, Western Balkans’ EU Integration, Political Theory and History. He speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English and Greek.
December 2017 - March 2018
Eriona graduated from Bachelor of Law at the University of Tirana, currently has applied to several universities in Europe to pursue postgraduate studies in the Master of Science with a Focus on European Law and Financial Law. Lately, she has had an internship at “Dega e Thesarit Tiranë” legal department for a three-month period that once again shows her focus on Financial Law. Eriona is an active student who has contributed to the organisation and participation in a series of conferences and trainings, such as "Institution Alb Science", where she has been responsible for the organisation of the IX International Meeting held in Tirana; "Albanian Helsinki Committee" authorised as a long-term observer of parliamentary elections; "OSCE Presence in Albania" where she has successfully completed training on legislative techniques and public consultation. Eriona is also part of the representative group of Albania in the largest European competition on the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition where the Final Round is organised annually in Strasbourg with the pleadings taking place at the European Court of Human Rights. The areas in which Eriona has an interest are: Financial Law, European Law, International Public Law, International Relations and Human Rights. The languages she owns are Albanian (mother tongue), English, French and Turkish.
September 2017 - December 2017
Kira has recently completed her Master’s Degree on “Intercultural Communication and Tourism” at the Faculty of Foreign Languages, in Tirana. During the period of April - July 2017 she was involved in a three-month professional internship as an assistant on Tirana’s main public broadcaster Radio-Television Albania. Kira emphasises as an important experience her participation as a volunteer in the 8th edition of "Mediterranea 18" Young Artists Biennale in Tirana as a Spanish Interpreter. Following her interest in gender equality issues, Kira was involved in a two-week training in Kosovo focused on this topic. Her fields of interest are Human Rights, Gender Equality, International Affairs and Intercultural Dialogue. She speaks Albanian (Mother Tongue), English, Italian and Spanish.
June 2017 - September 2017
Klobeta Zylyfi is completing her Master of Science studies on Criminal Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tirana. She has achieved high grades during her bachelor studies. Her fields of interest consist of European Law, Criminal Law and Human Rights. During her studies she had the opportunity to complete a professional internship as a Legal Assistant in a law firm in Tirana. For months she has been engaged near ALTRI Center, implementing an initiative to inform citizens about the Vetting process and what their role might be in this process. Klobeta has participated in many activities organized by the European Union Information Network in Albania focused on topics such as the fight against corruption and organized crime. She, as well participated at Simulation Model of EU institutions organised by EMA, where she made a distinguished performance as a Member of European Parliament. The phenomenon of corruption is the topic that she is most interested and she is studying recently. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English and Italian.
June - July 2017
Hana Berishaj is an undergraduate student from the University of Michigan pursuing bachelor degrees in Political Science and International Security, with plans to additionally earn an associates degree in Islamic Studies. Hana’s activities on campus include her participation in the organizations The Michigan Refugee Assistance Program and She’s the First where she often studies policies, analyzes opinions, and raises awareness for the causes of each group. She is also the Vice President of the Albanian-American Student Organization on her campus which looks to create a space for Albanian students to connect while also engaging in meaningful activities. For the past year, Hana has also worked at the Weiser Center for European and Eurasian Studies and actively takes part in coordinating events and managing projects. Her main interests include post-conflict resolution, development, and national security. She speaks English (mother tongue), German, and Albanian.
May 2017 - August 2017
Heraldo Panozaqi is at the end of Master of Science for Civil Law, Faculty of Law, University of Tirana. He has finished first part of university, bachelor, with high grades. Heraldo had been part of several trainings, such as Winter school in Tushemisht, Albania, “Future Leaders”, Leadership Tournament and intern at Commissioner against discrimination. Heraldo also has been part of leadership, as Director of Seminar and Conferences in two student’s organisations such as Network of Excellent Students Tirana (NES) and European Law Students Association Albania (ELSA). His major field of interest are Civil Law, Human Rights, European Union, European Law. Spoken languages are: Albanian (mother tongue), English and Italian
Ina Shënplaku is graduated in Law, and it is currently studying the last year of the Master Degree on Public Law at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Law. During her studies Ina has been active in a Notery Office by assisting and providing legal advice. Also she has completed an internship at the Ministry of Justice for a period of 3 months. For a year she held the position of the Vice President of Academic Activities at the European Law Students' Association, Albania (ELSA Albania).For four years now she holds the title “Youth Ambassador of Peace” and has been the representative of Young Lawyers in "United Union of Justice" held in 2015, in Brazil. Ina has participated in several conferences, tranings and various organizations such as "Junior Achievement Alumni", "Aiesec Leadership Tournament", "25 years Post-Communism", "The right of migration" and " The judicial reform and the European integration of Albania " and was part of the group of students for the accreditation of the University of Tirana. Her major field interests are European Law and Policy, Private International Law, Human Rights, International Relations and Migration. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, Italian and Chinese language.
January 2017 - May 2017
Albi Çela holds a Bachelor in Law Degree from Beder University in Tirana, where he is also pursuing his postgraduate studies in a Master of Science with concentration in International Law. Albi has been a very active student during his years of studies by contributing in organising and participating in several conferences, trainings and summer schools, such as “The Individual, The Society and Sustainable Development: From Globalization to Glocalization”, “European System Protection of Human Rights Summer Course”, “First National Student’s Conference”, “Anti-Corruption Symposium “Eyes to the Future: Breaking the Corruption Barrier”. For three years now, he has taken part in the PhilipC. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C and Vienna, representing Albania in the largest moot court event. Moreover, he has recently gained experience as an Interner near the Court of First Instance in Tirana for a period of two months. His major field interests are European Law, Public International Law, International Relations and Human Rights. He speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, Italian and Turkish.
September 2016- February 2017
Inva Nela is an undergraduate student in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Epoka University. She has concluded her third semester of studies in Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia, due to an exchange program. Mrs. Nela has participated in several academic and social activities such as Activism against Women Violence , Oxford Cyber Security Training Seminars, Interactive meetings with ambassadors and other political figures, and also in different conferences such as: INTOBEPS 2 in Ankara, World Lumen Congress 2016 in Romania and CEU Undergraduate Conference in Hungary. She has previously been an intern in the NGO sector and also as an intern in the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Her main fields of interest are European Studies, European Integration, Security Studies, Human rights and Women Empowerment. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, Spanish, Turkish and Italian.
September 2016- December 2016
Keti holds a bachelor degree in the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana and will soon pursue her studies in Master of Science in Civil Law in the University of Tirana. She is interested in European Law, International Relations and Governance. Keti has been attending conferences, meetings, workshops and seminars related to law and social development, as well as court hearings at Tirana District Court, the Court of Appeal and Administrative Court. She has contributed as a volunteer at Red Cross Albania. She has attended the Academy for Public Administration. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, French, Italian and Greek.
June 2016 - September 2016
Juna is a final year student in her Bachelor studies in Law at the University of Tirana. She is currently a member of U.S Embassy Youth Council, where she has been part of many projects like serving as an independent observer at the university elections in collaboration with the Institutional Election Commission , and "Fighting Corruption in the High Educational System" with the phrase #IResistCorruption where she has been attending meetings with students to create strategies about how to fight corruption in universities. She is interested in European Law, International Relations and Human Rights. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, Italian and Spanish.
April 2016 - June 2016
Megi Gjoni is a final year student in her Bachelor studies in Business Administration at University of New York Tirana, after completing a year at Webster University Vienna. During her studies she completed three internships: at American Bank of Investment in Tirana, KPMG Albania -Tax Department, and Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Water Administration - European Integration and Project Development Department. Moreover, she was awarded the first prize at Start-up Weekend Competition in Albania and Best Speaker at Money Week Debate Competition. She is interested in International Relations and Business Law. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English and German.
April 2016 - July 2016
Doris is currently attending her Bachelor Studies, final year, in International Relations at the European University of Tirana. In 2014 she worked as a data collector/interviewer at the National Center for Social Studies (NCSS) on the project for the modernization of the Social Assistance Scheme/ Program. In 2015 she and her team were finalists in the Debate Competition organized by the Foundation for Economic Freedom. Her main interests are the arena of the International Relations, Diplomacy, the future of the EU, political conflicts and the Syrian Refugee Crisis. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, Greek and German.
April 2015- December 2015
Lorina Misku is recently pursuing her studies in Master of Science in Public Law at the University of Tirana. She is currently engaged in an Internship at Albanian School of Public Administration. She has contributed as a volunteer at Open Mind Spectrum Albania/ YHRI Foundation and contributed as an activist at JUST project, USAID program for strengthening the justice system in Albania. Also, she participated in a training course within EU youth programs for non-formal education, protection and integrity of disabled people rights, held in Romania. She is interested in Public and Administrative law, and Human Rights field. Lorina speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English and Italian.
April 2015- June 2015
Dea Elmasllari is a final year student in her Bachelor studies in Political Sciences and International Relations at Epoka University. During her studies she completed two internships: in Bank Asya Headquarters, Istanbul and the other one in the Local Municipality of Pogradec, where she developed her political background related to public administration and public policies. The main interests in her field of study are International Relations, European Foreign Affairs and European Integration. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, Turkish, Italian and French.
January 2015 - March 2015
Romena Qamo holds a Bachelor degree in Law from the University of Tirana, and since November 2013 she attends Master of Science in Public Law. Two years ago, she had successfully completed an Internship about Innovative Business projects organized by Protik and AIDA. In the Essay Writing Competition 2014 organized by EMA, Romena’s work was selected as top 3, and she was granted the possibility to present her Essay at the Conference “Legal and Institutional Development within the framework of SAA commitments”. Two years ago, she had successfully completed an Internship about Innovative Business projects organized by Protik and AIDA. She is interested in public law and human rights. She speaks Albanian( mother tongue), Italian and English.
January 2015 - March 2015
Klau Ogrenaj holds a Bachelor degree in Law from the University of Tirana, and since November 2014 she attends Master of Science in Criminal Law. She currently volunteers at the Center for Legal and Civic Initiatives. For three years, she was Coordinator in a Youth Center in Korça, in projects funded by the Albanian government in collaboration with UNICEF. She is interested in criminal law and human rights. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English and Italian
September - November 2014
Alba holds a bachelor degree in Law from the University of Tirana and by November she will attend Master of Science in Criminal Law. During her studies, she had the opportunity to complete an internship at DM Consulting Services and two Professional Internships as a Legal Assistant in a law firm and in a public notary, near Tirana District Court, Albania. She holds the position as an Officer at Department of Academic and Career Preparation at Network of Excellent Students, University of Tirana. Her fields of interest touch upon Criminal Law, International Security, Defense Policy, European Foreign and Security Policy, Foreign Policy Analysis, Safety Studies, Law Enforcement etc. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English, Italian, French and Spanish.
Javier López Prol
July 2014- September 2014
Javier graduated in Business Management in the University of A Coruña (UDC) and the Corvinus University of Budapest, and Law in the UDC. He holds a Master in International and Development Economics by the Complutense University of Madrid and is currently doing a PhD in Economics at the University of Graz. He has been working at IGADI (Galician Institute for Analysis and Documentation) and at the Galician Fund for Cooperation and Solidarity. Currently, he is working at the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change. At EMA, he has carried out a research about economic convergence between Albania and the European Union, which was published in the journal "Euro Economica" in December. He speaks Galician and Spanish (mother tongues), English and Portuguese.
June 2014 - August 2014
Donald Tafilaj is a bachelor graduate in the Faculty of Law, University of Tirana and currently continuing studies in Master of Science in Public Law in the University of Tirana. He is very interested in International Relations and Human Rights. Donald has been attending several conferences and meetings of both national and international level in Albania and other countries. Within its experiences and studies, he is pursuing his dream to become a well-known actor in the International Environment. He speaks fluently Albanian, English and Italian.
June- September 2012
Rina holds a bachelor degree in International Relations and Politics from London Metropolitan University and a master degree in European Studies from Kings College London. During her master studies, Rina had the opportunity to complete research covering integration towards EU and its foreign and security policy. Both, her bachelor and master degree consulted the European Foreign Policy towards the Western Balkans (in different periods of time). Currently, she is working on her PhD proposal, with a focus on political science. Her fields of interest touch upon European foreign and security policy towards its Eastern and South Eastern neighbours, foreign policy analysis, international security, as well as EU-China relations. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), German and English.
July - August 2011
Odeta holds a degree (3+2) in International Relations from Perugia University and a Master degree in Business Ethics from the University of Siena. Currently, she is writing her master thesis on the "right to health approach" to peacebuilding in divided societies: the case of Kosovo in the framework of the European Regional Master in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe (University of Bologna and Sarajevo joint degree). She has completed an internship at the Human Rights Centre (University of Prishtina), focusing on research under the project "The Health Insurance in Kosovo: a denied right" and contributed in the project implementation at the NGO "Voice of Roma". Her fields of interest touch upon Human Rights, International Relations and European Integration. She speaks Albanian (mother tongue), English and Italian.