Co-founder & Program Manager
Orhan is a Ph.D. Candidate of Law and Politics Program at the University of Graz. He holds a M.A. of Public Policy from Sabanci University, Istanbul- Turkey and a M.A. from the University of Bologna and Sarajevo on Human Rights and Democracy. Orhan graduated with honors with a BA degree in International Relations and Political Science from the State University of New York, Tirana International Program. Throughout his career, he has been involved in different research projects in Albania, Kosovo, North Macedonia and Turkey, as well as training, seminars and workshops in projects related to human rights, dealing with the past, European integration, etc.
At LAI, he holds the position of Executive Director and the Departmental Chair for Human Rights and Freedoms.
Specialties: International Relations, International Organizations, Human Rights, Democracy/Democratization, Public Policy, NGO, Public Relations, Religious Affairs, Identity Theories, EU Institutions, Diplomacy