The Role and Impact of Women in Lawmaking in Kosovo

June 19, 2013 // 10:00am12:00pm

The Global Women’s Leadership Initiative’s Women in Public Service Project at the Wilson Center   

in collaboration with the National Albanian American Council



A Conversation on:


The Role and Impact of Women in Lawmaking in Kosovo


Making Quotas Work for Women - Gender Quotas and Political Representation

Advancing Women In Local Government

Legislation and Policies Related to Domestic Violence

The Rise of Women in Diplomacy



Rangita de Silva de Alwis

Director, Global Women’s Leadership Initiative (GWLI), Woodrow Wilson Center


Blerta Miftari

Chief of Cabinet of Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Government Administration

Meliza Haradinaj

Council Member, Municipality of Kosovo’s Capital, Prishtina

Venera Kabashi

Senior Legal Officer, Ministry of Justice, Kosovo

Linda Abazi-Morina

Project Coordinator, United Nations Populations Fund


Wednesday, June 19, 2013

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

5th Floor Conference Room

Woodrow Wilson Center

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