Conflict Transformation Research &
Dialogue Mediation and Peace Support Structures
Engjellushe Morina joined Berghof Foundation for the Dialogue, Mediation and Peace Support Structures Programme in early 2016 managing a project on Inside Mediation in the OSCE area (countries of Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine). She is now part of Conflict Transformation Research Program focusing on the Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) in the Western Balkans project and part of Dialogue Mediation and Peace Support Structures Program where she manages the 1.5 Track Dialogue Project in Macedonia.
Engjellushe brings over sixteen years of praxis and research oriented work experience in Kosovo and the region. She has authored and co-authored numerous reports and analyses on the political economy of Kosovo (and the region), and the country’s current affairs. Engjellushe co-founded and chaired Prishtina Council on Foreign Relations, a think tank focusing on foreign and security policy of Kosovo and the region. She also ran a policy oriented, socio-economic-political think tank in Prishtina for over five years. During the high level negotiations regarding Kosovo’s political status, she served as an expert and consultant for the protection of cultural and religious heritage in the Cultural Heritage working group within the Unity Team (2005-2007). Engjellushe continues as a regular contributor of editorials to Kosovo and regional newspapers. In recent years she conducted academic research in the areas of non-state actors and religious associations as governance actors (case of Hezbollah in Lebanon), and the role of EU External Action Service in facilitating negotiations between Kosovo-Serbia and Talks with Iran. Engjellushe studied at University College London (UCL), Oxford University (Somerville College) and Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.