Authors

Klodiana Beshku

Klodiana Beshku is a lecturer at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Tirana since 2008. She was the Head of this Department from 2014 2015 and Adviser at the Cabinet of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs through LEAD Albania Program from 2015 to 2016. She has been chief of different courses, for example: Geopolitics (with a special focus on the Region of the Western Balkans and the relationship of EU-US-Russia with the region), Theories of Regional Relations and Security, New Social Movements, Politics and Society in the Southern-Eastern Europe, Central Regional and Local Governance (with a special focus on Europeanization, regionalism and federalism) etc. She is a Phd in Geopolitics at the University of Pisa, Italy, graduated in 2011 with the thesis: “The role of the European Community in the dissolution of Ex-Yugoslavia. The case of Bosnia and Herzegovina”. She has a Master Degree in European Studies “The process of Building Europe”, given in joint action by University of Siena and University Robert Schuman III of Strasbourg, earned  in 2005. Since September 2011, she is Chief Editor of the Scientific Journal “Politikja” and co-editor of the volume “Albania and Europe in a Political Regard”, published with Cambridge Scholar Publishing in 2013.

Her Contributions to ALJ: 

Issue 5 - European Union and Integration: The European Union’s Normative Role in the Dissolution of the Ex-Yugoslavia: An Underestimated Contribution

Enea Sheqi

Enea Sheqi has completed Bachelor studies at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tirana. He is currently completing Master's degree in Civil Law at the same university. During the studies he has been involved in many trainings and workshops having as main focus, topics such as: human rights, European law, business law and family law. He has participated in a two-month training organized by the OSCE presence in Albania and was awarded the prize for the best performance during the simulation model organized by EMA. Enea has participated in several international scientific conferences organized by the University of Tirana with the University of La Sapienza, referring to the topics: "Impact of Human Rights in Private Law" and "Taking and Using Biological Sample: News and Novelties of the Criminal Procedure Code ". He is currently contributing in several national conferences. Enea shows interest in European law, civil law and European private law. The languages he owns are Albanian (mother language ), English, French and basic knowledge of Italian language.

His Contributions to ALJ:

Issue 6 - Practical & Administrative CasesCross-border mergers of commercial companies

Kejsi Ziu

Kejsi Ziu has completed her Bachelor degree (BSc.) in Law 2015 from the University of Tirana, Faculty of Law, with excellent academic achievements. During the period of 2015-2017, she completed her Master studies, obtaining a Master of Science (MSc.) degree in the field of Civil Law. During 2016-2017, she attended Radboud University in the Netherlands, graduating with a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree in European Law. She specialized in EU Business Law, focusing especially on EU Competition Law and EU Company Law. Her previous professional experiences include working at the Prime Minister’s Office in Albania, at the OSCE Presence in Albania and at various NGOs in the country. She currently works as a Project Coordinator, at regional level, at the Center for Legal Civic Initiatives and as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Tirana, Faculty of Social Sciences, lecturing on European integration. She has also authored several articles and papers regarding the Albania's perspective to joining the European Union, published in the country and abroad.

Her Contributions to ALJ: 

Issue 6 - European Union and IntegrationThe Next EU Enlargement “Wave” in the Western Balkans: The case of Albania

Reald Keta

Reald Keta has completed his studies with Master's degree in Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tirana in 2010. Since 2012, he has worked mainly for the organization Kriik Albania, part of the Coalition of Domestic Observers network. Throughout this experience as a law expert on electoral issues, he has pursued ongoing electoral processes and initiatives of general, bylaw and referenda character. Also, part of the engagement has been other institutional processes closely related to electoral processes, such as the reform of the electoral law framework, the process of decriminalization, or the efforts to reform the referenda legal framework. In this regard, his areas of expertise are the monitoring of the electoral process, the financial activity of political parties and electoral subjects as well as issues pertaining to Electoral Justice.

His Contributions to ALJ: 

Issue 5 - Albanian Legislation: The financial activity of the political parties and electoral subjects, pursuant to the Albanian legislation

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