Shukrije Gashi is the founder and Executive Director of “Partners-Kosova” Center for Conflict Management (member of Partners Global, an International Network of Partners for Democratic Change). She holds a JD degree and a BA on Teacher Training Diploma, both from University of Prishtina. She holds International Credentials on Mediation, Gender and Transitional Justice Trainings (PDCI, Brussels) and P/CVE National Trainer, internationally Certified. Her expertise has been crucial in drafting a number of laws and regulations on the topic, including: Law on Mediation, Code of Ethics and the Regulation for Kosova Civil Servants (Municipal Inspectors), etc. Ms. Gashi, provides expert advice and recommendations for international policy makers, such as: in US (Institute for Inclusive Security, at the twelfth annual colloquium, January 2011) and Civil Society Dialogue Network meeting: Strategic Review of EULEX Kosovo: Assessing progress towards the end state of the Mission, 16 June 2015, Brussels (EPLO), expertise recommendations and training on P/CVE- Strong Cities Summit from on 11-12 May in Antalya, Turkey: Theory and practice on community engagement and trust-building, counter-narratives and youth engagement. In the capacity of Gender Expert, Shuki has providing expertise and recommendations on Expert Mission on Gender and Transitional Justice, an activity organized by UN Women and the Ministry of Justice, Bogota, Colombia (6-10 February 2017). Recently, she was invited at NATO High-Profile Event: Gender Awareness in the Security and Defense Field April 27-28, 2017, University of San Diego Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Panel 2 – Grounding Gendered Security as s Guest speaker and panelist – Pp presentation (Gender and Security: a view on Kosovo): What does gender analysis in military operations look like on the ground in situations of conflict? Where have militaries done it well in practice? Where have challenges arisen between planning and implementation?
Ms. Gashi, also lectures frequently to national and international audiences, and since 2011, she is a regular lecturer at the Summer Program on Mediation/ADR methodologies and Peace Collaborative Processes, Human Rights, Controlled and non-controlled Media and Journalism, Transitional Justice, Countering and Preventing Violent Extremism theories, training and Peace building of the American University Kosovo (AUK).
Ms. Gashi, is co-author of the Partners Kosova Center for Conflict Management, “Partners K” publications:
“Gender Inclusiveness and Equality: Comparative Study between Slovenia, Sweden, Italy and Kosovo”
“Gender Equality Policies and gender Mainstreaming on the bases of New Legal Provisions”
“KOSOVO’S LEGALSOLUTIONS: Fact Findings Mission report on Institutional Mechanisms that Support Gender Mainstreaming” and ROADMAP on Aplying Gender Legislation in Viti, Obiliq and FushëKosovë” TWESOP project activity, EU project, managed by EU Office in Kosovo.