Arben Qirezi

Political Advisor

Political Advisor

Work Experience November 2004 – ongoing Executive Director Transition Analysis and Support Center, Prishitna/Kosovo December 2004 – March 2005 Political Adviser/Spokesperson The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Prishtina/Kosovo October 2000 – December 2004 Political/Public Affairs Officer Liaison Office of the Government of Canada, Prishtina/Kosovo April – October 2000 Program Coordinator Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Prishtina/Kosovo July – December 1999 Coordinator Spanish Red Cross Refugee Center, Torrelavega/Cantabria/Spain 1996 – 1998 Researcher Kosova Center for International Studies, Prishtina/Kosovo 1994 – 1996 Program Adviser Program of Exchange between Young People from Kosovo and from Serbia Pax Christi International, Prishtina/Kosovo/Brussels Professional Memberships, Consultancies and Contributions? Member of the Transatlantic Association for South-eastern Europe from 2002 Member of the Irex Panel of Experts for the Media Sustainability Index for 2004 September – October 2004 – Consultant for the Law Implementation Project Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Prishtina, Kosovo January 2000 – July 2004 Regular Contributor from Kosovo Institute for War and Peace Reporting. London/Great Britain 2003 – 2004 Political Analyst Freedom House, Nations in Transition Study, New York/USA 2001 – 2002 Political Analyst Council for Defence of Human Rights and Freedoms, Election Monitoring Project, Prishtina/Kosovo 2000 – 2001 Contributor Daily Newspaper ZERI, Prishtina/Kosovo 2004 Contributor International Security Network, Security Watch, Zurich, Switzerland Publications December 2001 – “Final Report of Election Observation Mission,” Council for Defence of Human Rights and Freedoms, Prishtina, Kosovo November 2002 – “Final Report of election Observation Mission,” Council for Defence of Human Rights and Freedoms, Prishtina, Kosovo More than 50 articles and analysis published in the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, London, UK between January 2002 and November 2004 July 2003 – “Kosovo in the Geopolitical Complexity of South-eastern Europe” Karavan Quarterly Magazine, Search for Common Ground April 2004 – Nations in Transition 2004, Freedom House, New York, USA June 2004 – “Transformation of Al-Qaeda’s Strategy in Light of the New Global War on Terrorism,” Turkish Policy Quarterly, Summer 2004, Istanbul/Turkey October 2004 – “Law Implementation in Kosovo-Challenges and Opportunities,” Paper and recommendations, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Prishtina, Kosovo Other articles, comments and analysis published in the dailies “Zeri” and “Koha Ditore” Education and Training 1998 – 1999 MA in International Relations/European Studies Instituto Universitario Ortega y Gasset, Madrid/Spain March – June 1996 – Graduate Certificate Program on International Law and UN Human Rights Protection System Institute for Social Studies, The Hague/The Netherlands 1990 – 1994 – BA in Albanian Literature and Language University of Prishtina, Prishtina/Kosovo 2004 – Political Officers Training Course Canadian Foreign Service Institute, Ottawa/Canada 2003 – Program Administration Course Canadian Foreign Service Institute, Ottawa/Canada January – May 2002 – English Writing Skills Online Course Canadian Foreign Service Institute, Ottawa/Canada Languages Albanian, English, Serbian, Spanish



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