Flamur Gashi – Advisor for the Region’s Affairs
Flamur Gashi was born in Peja, Kosova, on June 10th, 1969. He graduated at the Faculty of Literature and Albanian Language and currently is a Science Doctor aspirant on the International Right. He has accomplished several trainings and specializations domestically and abroad in investigative journalism and the diplomatic field.
Mr. Gashi has served as Advisor to a number of ministers of Government of the Republic of Kosova during 1997-2000 whose headquarters were in Tirana. From 2001 until 2004 he was the Secretary-General of the Kosovar Atlantic Association based in Prishtina.
His contribution is well known also in the field of journalism and political studies. Mr. Gashi has been a journalist and collaborator of the Albanian public Radio-Television, editor in chief and director of the first privately-owned radio in Albania: Radio Kontakt, editor in Koha magazine and Kosova newspaper as well.
He was also the deputy Board Chairman of Media Monitoring in the Republic of Albania. And served as the Director of the National Institute of Diaspora in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tirana; as the Executive Director of the Institute of Political Studies in Tirana; Director of the International Press Centre during the visit of President George W. Bush in Tirana.
In May of 2010 he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Albania in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
From October 2014 until August 2017 served as the Advisor to the President of the Republic, H. E. Bujar Nishani on Regional Affairs.
Flamur Gashi is currently a lecturer at the AAB College in Prishtina by being at the same time also a member of the Albanian Ambassadors Council’s Assembly.
Ever since August 2017 until the present Mr. Gashi is serving as the Advisor on Regional Affairs to the President of Albania, H. E. Ilir Meta.
Mr. Flamur Gashi has been awarded various special honors and recognitions.
He also has published numerous university texts and different scientific articles in the local and international press.
He is married and has three children. Speaks Serbian, Croatian, German and English.