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Lulzim Peci
Acting Executive Director
Ariana Qosaj-Mustafa
Senior Researcher
Full Biography
Ariana Qosaj Mustafa holds a MSc in Gender, Development and Globalization from The London School of Economics and Political Science-UK and BA in Law studies in Law Faculty from Prishtina University. She is currently a PHD Candidate in the Faculty of Law 'Iustinianus Primus,' in the State University of Skopje, Macedonia.

Before joining KIPRED Ariana was a UNDP Legal Adviser to Kosovo's President Jahjaga, of the Anti-Corruption Council and Presidents Political Adviser on Legal Affairs. Ariana is specialized in the field of policy-review and research, international law, and has worked extensively on institutional capacity building. She has over ten years of work experience in research and capacity building activities related to rule of law, women’s human rights anti-discrimination issues in Kosovo. Other areas of experience included protection of vulnerable groups (i.e. women and children), anti-trafficking, legislative reform, and trainings on gender equality, anti-discrimination and rule of law. Prior to joining the Office of President she worked with Kosovar Policy Research and Development -KIPRED, as Research Director where she led KIPRED projects on promoting and strengthening democratic values in Kosovo and the region. Prior to this position she was the Executive Director for local NGO Community Development Fund, a World Bank project in Kosovo. She is Board Member of the Centre to Prevent and Protect Victims of Trafficking based in Prishtina. In January 2013 she has been voted as Head of the Board of Kosovo Womens Network, an umbrella organisation for 100 Kosovo women focused NGO's.

In 2010 she attended a Fellowship Program in Washington, DC, to support her on-going research and advocacy on areas of rule of law within KIPRED’s mission. Ariana did her research at the American University (AU), the Washington College of Law (WCL). Close
Albert Krasniqi
Researcher
His research focus in the institute is on the oversight of public finances, parliamentary studies, political parties and elections.
Full Biography

Albert is part of KIPRED since 2007, where he has been involved in various projects. Since 2009, Albert has been part of KIPRED’s team responsible to support and strengthen the Oversight Committee on Public Finances at the Kosovo Assembly.

Albert holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Prishtina and is a Master’s Candidate on Civil Society and Local Development - a joint program between University of Prishtina, University of Galway and University of Graz.

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Erëmirë Berisha
Financial Manager
Her primary focus in the institute is on finances, education and elections.
Full Biography

As a Project Coordinator, she coordinates the Future Voters Project, which aims at educating young generations on the importance of democratic elections. As a Financial Manager, Erëmirë is responsible for managing all the finances of the institute. Ever since Erëmirë joined KIPRED in 2008, she has been part of numerous projects in the institute.

Erëmirë holds a B.Sc. degree on Business Administration and Public Policy from the American University in Kosovo (2004-2008). Erëmirë has attended various training programs focusing on the management of NGO finances.

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Fisnik Bokshi
Researcher
His research focus in the institute is on media, rule of law and public finances.
Full Biography
Fisnik is joined KIPRED in 2012, and since has been involved in various projects. In 2012 he  has been part of KIPRED's team on a research project called 'Media market research', while presently Fisnik works on the EU sponsored project  called 'Meeting EU good governance requirements necessary for Kosovo's further European integration'. Prior to joining KIPRED he worked for seven years in Kosovo's banking sector.

Fisnik holds a B.Sc. degree on Business Administration and Public Policy from the American University in Kosovo (2003-2007)

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Kastriot Jahaj
Researcher
Media
Violeta Haxholli
Research Assistant
Her primary focus in the institute is on international affairs and political developments.
Full Biography
Violeta is an Assistant Researcher at the Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development - KIPRED. Her primary focus within the Institute are international relations and policy development. Before joining KIPRED, Violeta has completed an internship program in the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo, in the Committee on Internal Affairs, Security and Supervision of KSF, in a project funded by USAID and implemented by NDI (National Democratic Institute) for the Strengthening of Kosovo Assembly.

Violeta holds a Bachelor’sdegree in the field of Political Science at the University of Prishtina (2009-2012). In addition, she has completed several academic programs offered by some local NGOs and international organizations, such as Summer Program provided by American University in Kosovo, KYATASummer Academy, etc. Close
Gent Gjikolli
Research Assistant
His primary focus in the institute is on international affairs and political developments.
Krenar Shala
Research Assistant
His primary focus in the institute is on international affairs and political developments.
Full Biography
Krenar is an Assistant Researcher at the Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development - KIPRED. His primary focus in the institute is on international affairs and political developments. Krenar has a diverse experience stemming from his previous involvement in both, business nad vicil society sectors. Prior to joining KIPRED, Krenar was involved as a researcher at GAP Institute, a local public policy think tank (2009 - 2012). Apart from the civil society sector, Krenar has spent 8 months as a researcher at the Management and Development Associates – MDA.

Krenar holds a B.Sc. degree on Business Development and Entrepreneurship from the American University in Kosovo (2005-2009).. Additionally, Krenar has completed several academic programs provided by several local NGOs and international organizations such as the American University in Kosovo - Summer Program and the Prishtina Institute for Political Studies sponsored by Council of Europe etc. Close
Diella Aliu
Office Assistant
Her duties range from maintaining office environment, participating in special events planning and preparation, and media monitoring.
Full Biography

Diella is an Office Assistant at the Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development - KIPRED. Diella is part of the institute since September 2011. Her duties range from maintaining office environment, participating in special events planning and preparation, and media monitoring. She also manages the archive of the institute.

Diella is currently pursuing her Bachelor studies on Marketing at the University of Prishtina.

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Blerim Murtezi
Research Assistant
Valdrin Dervishaj
Research Assistant
His primary focus in the institute is on rule of law and international affairs.
 
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14/05/2013
Data e zgjedhjeve lokale, pas konsultimeve me liderët serb të veriut
Albert Krasniqi konsideron se zgjedhjet lokale duhet të mbahen konform Kushtetutës dhe ligjeve të aplikuar në Republikën e Kosovës, dhe se çdo...
 
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