Follow us on:
Shkendije Geci Sherifi Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo to Kingdom of Sweden
Born on February 14, 1972 in Gjilan, Republic of Kosovo
Married to Tansel Sherifi, mother of two children, Nisa and Enè

Professional Experience:
2019 – Present: Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kosovo to Kingdom of Sweden

2017 – 2019: Director of the Department for Europe and EU – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo

2017 – 2018: Lecturer of Politics and Diplomacy - University of Business and Technology Prishtina (part-time)

2013 – 2016: Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kosovo to Croatia

2009 – 2013: Ambassador Extraordinary Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kosovo to Hungary

2008 – 2009: Religious and Cultural Heritage Policy Officer - International Civilian Office/EU Special representative in Kosovo

2006 - 2008: Property Rights Officer – Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission in Kosovo

2003 - 2006: Human Rights Training Officer – OSCE Mission in Kosovo

2000 - 2003: National Human Rights Officer – OSCE Mission in Kosovo

2003 – 2008: University of Prishtina, Faculty of Philosophy – Associate Lecturer

2000 – 2004: European Center for Minority Issues – Member of the Expert Committee for Education and Youth

2000 United Nations – High Commissioner for Human Rights, Swiss – Intern in Trafficking and Research Programme

1998 - 1999: OSCE Kosovo Verification Mission and Task Force in Macedonia – Department of Human Rights

1994 - 1999: High School “Z. Hajdini’’ Gjilan, Kosovo – Teacher of English Language and Literature

Education:
2020: National University of Public Service, Budapest - PhD in Foreign and Security Policy

2008: University of Malta, MA in Contemporary Diplomacy

2000: Human Rights Certificate of Achievement - Advanced Professional Training Program on Human Rights and International Standards

1996 – 1998: University of Prishtina, Faculty of Philology, Postgraduate Studies in Linguistics

1991-1995: University of Prishtina, Faculty of Philology English Language and Literature