Biography - Director of the Anti-Corruption Agency, Mr. Yll Buleshkaj
Yll Buleshkaj was born in Istog on February 17, 1979. He completed his primary and secondary education in his hometown. He completed his university studies in the Department of Political Science at the University of Prishtina, while his master studies in Democratization and Human Rights at the University of Bologna and the University of Sarajevo, where he specialized in State Building Processes in Southeast Europe. He is currently a PhD candidate in the field of Governance and Public Administration at the South East European University.
Yll Buleshkaj is a professional person with about 20 years of experience in good governance, democratization, elections, public participation in policy-making, and human rights.
Prior to joining the ACA, he served as an Executive Director of the Office for Political Party Registration and Certification at the Central Election Commission.
In Kosovo, he served as a Manager at "Helvetas", Deputy Director at the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) in Kosovo, previously in various positions as part of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, as well as as part of local NGOs. He has also worked in the field of media self-regulation, with formal and informal structures of youth representation, with groups of minority communities in Kosovo, parliamentary development and especially the development of women and youth groups in the assembly and in a number of initiatives of public policies.
Yll Buleshkaj has also served abroad as part of the UNO, IOM and UNDP in Jordan, Afghanistan and Sweden mainly in the field of elections and democratization.
Yll Buleshkaj joined the Anti-Corruption Agency on December 24, 2021, for a five-year term.
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