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Ylber HYSA Ambasador i Republikës së Kosovës në Shkup


2012 - Ambassador of Republic of Kosova to Republic of Macedonia in Skopje

2010 - Coordinator of Government of Kosovo for the North

2009 - Political and Security Advisor for Mitrovica Mayor and Liaison Officer with International Organizations (Project founded by SIDA)

2007 - Member of the Kosovo Negotiating Team for Status Talks and lobbyist at UNSC and Chairman of the Cultural Heritage Group
2004-2007 - Member of Parliament of Kosova, deputy chair of Parliamentarian Committee for Security
2004 - Founder of ORA Reformist Party, deputy-chair

2000-2004 - Editor of quarterly magazine Kosovo&Balkan Observer published in English and Albanian

1997-2004 - Director of think-tank Kosovo Action for Civic Initiatives

1990-1997 - One of the founders of the weekly and major independent daily Koha Ditore, editor

1990 - Founder of first anti communist youth organization Youth Parliament of Kosovo future Parlamentarian Party of Kosovo, secretary of Party

1990 - Assistant and later researcher at Institute of Albanian Studies in Prishtina

1990 - One of the leaders of civic disobedience and student movement against Milosevic regime in Kosovo

1989 - Journalist at Fjala magazine


Fulbright grantee at USIP, Washington (

1993-1994 - MA at Department of History, Central European University in Budapest, Hungary
1989 - BA at Department of History, Faculty of Philosophy in Prishtina University

Stari Most Awards honor outstanding service (

Columnist and contributor to local, regional and international press

Participant in many professional discussions and international round-tables, Woodrow Wilson Center, USIP, NED, CSIS in Washington, Eliamep, Athens, Institute for Security Studies in Paris, Bertlesmann, Berlin, UNESCO, UN etc
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Distinguished publications:
Shqipetaret dhe te tjeret (Albanians and the others) Book of historical essays 
UNMIK and KFOR in Kosovo, Chaillot Paper 46, April 2001, Institute for Security Studies, Paris (
Kosovo: a permanent international protectorate?, in The UN Role in Promoting Democracy: Between Ideals and Reality
Edited by: Edward Newman and Roland Rich (
Ylber Hysa, Kosova: A Fragile Agenda of Democratization, in Prospects and Risks, Beyond EU Enlargement, ed. Iris Kempe & Wim van Meurs, Bertelsmann Group for Policy Research, Center for Applied Policy Research, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich 8