We are glad to inform you that during the Germin’s Board of Directors workshop, which was held between March 7-9 2020, among others, a new management of GERMIN has been elected.
From now on, GERMIN will be led by two Co-Executive Directors: Sihana Bejtuallhu and Lirim Krasniqi.
Sihana Bejtullahu has a background of more than 8 years working in leading positions in the Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s), she is specialized in carrying out all aspects of a project, from conception to execution and feedback, which has given her an excellent reputation in the field. She holds a Master Degree in School Psychology and Counseling at the University of Prishtina – Faculty of Philosophy. Bejtullahu was directly involved in programs supporting education and innovation systems within youngsters in more than 24 Kosovo municipalities of Kosova by transforming ideas with social design into concrete projects. Bejtullahu is also active in different groups of activists who advocate for human rights such as women’s rights, and other vulnerable groups. Bejtullahu has joined the Germin Team as a Program Director in November 2019. In her role, she fosters an environment of teamwork and ensures that strategy is clearly defined while overseeing performance and maintaining the moral of the team. As of March 2020, the new Board of Germin, appointed Bejtullahu as Co-Executive Director of the organization.
Lirim Krasniqi holds a Master of Science in Political Theory and International Development from the University of Tirana, Albania, and Cuza University in Romania. He is currently completing his second master/specialization in Comparative Politics and Political Economy at the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary. Krasniqi is a creative political researcher and policy analyst with a solid experience in various civil society organizations in Kosovo, with a focus on Migration and Diaspora, Political Economy, as well as Foreign and Security Affairs. He is the author of several policy analysis, policy briefs and articles published from Germin, and some of the most prominent journals/magazines in Kosovo. He has been engaged with Germin since 2017 and started the official engagement as policy analyst and project manager in 2018. As of March 2020, the new Board of Germin, appointed Krasniqi as Co-Executive Director of the organization.
Sihana and Lirim will take care of maintaining and enhancing the quality of the activities of GERMIN, communication with donors and partners, staff coordination, and representation of the organization.
Germin is a non-governmental organization whose core principles and ideals are based on the belief that the Albanian diaspora must play an extensive and proactive role in the positive development of all countries in the Balkans where Albanians live.