Donika Emini is a PhD candidate in Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster, London. She currently leads the CiviKos Platform, a secretariat gathering 300 CSOs in Kosovo. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy, specialising in Public and Non-Profit Management and International Relations. She previously worked at the Kosovar Centre for Security Studies, the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris, the Transparency International Secretariat in Berlin, the Balkan Policy Institute (IPOL), and the General Consulate of the Republic of Kosovo in New York. Donika Emini’s field of expertise includes regional cooperation, dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia, security cooperation between Western Balkans and the EU (CSDP). She active works in the Eastern Partnership countries on cybersecurity as part of EU funded projects. She is also country analyst for Freedom House covering Kosovo and Albania.