List of the Deputies of the Kosovo Assembly

Third Legislation Period (13.12.2007 - 03.11.2010)

Edita Tahiri

Edita Tahiri

Functions in the Assembly of Kosovo


    • Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK)


    • Master Degree in Public Administration, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, United States, 2002
    • Certificate in Public Policy and Management, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, United States, Edward S. Mason Program, 2002
    • Fulbright Scholar, Research in statebuilding, Johns Hopkins University-SAIS, United States, 2006/2007
    • Graduate of the College of International and Security Studies from George C. Marshall, European Center for Security Studies, Germany, 2003
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication, University of Prishtina, Kosova. 1980
    • Postgraduate Studies in digital telecommunication, University of Essex, United Kingdom, 1983.

    Past and Present Activities and Functions

    • President of ADK
    • Minister of Foreign Affairs, Government of Kosova, 1991-2000
    • Member of Parliament, Parliament of Kosova, 1992-1998; 1998-2000; 2001-2004; 2007-
    • Presidency Member, Democratic League of Kosova , 1991-1998
    • Secretary for Foreign Affairs of LDK, 1991-1998.
    • Chair of Parliamentarian Committee for Foreign Affairs, 1998-2000.
    • Chair of Parliamentarian Committee for Transport and Telecommunication, 2001-2004.
    • Special Envoy of President Ibrahim Rugova, 1998-2000.
    • Negotiator for Kosova at the Rambouillet Conference, 1999
    • Member of G15 and G4 negotiating teams of Kosova, 1998-1999
    • Member of Kosova delegation at London Conference, 1992
    • Chair and Co-Founder, Regional Women’s Lobby for Peace, Security and Justice, (RWLSEE), 2008 –.
    • Honorary Citizen of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S., 1993
    • Honorary Shelby County Commissioner, Tennessee, U.S., 1993
    • Member of Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes, 2001
    • Member of Policy Commission, Transatlantic Institute, Brussels, 2005
    • Co-founder and Member, Unrepresented Nations and Peoples (UNPO)
    • Lecturer, University of Prishtina, Philosophic Faculty, 2002.
    • Lecturer, College of Art and Social Sciences, Prishtina, 2002.
    • Published work in politics, international affairs, electronics (books, text-books and writings).
    • Participation in many international conferences and other forums.

    Other languages than mother tongue

    • Albanian ( mother tongue)
    • English
    • Serbian
    • Croatian
    • Turkish


    • Prishtina