Gezim Kolgeci

Senior Legal & Policy Adviser to Supreme Court President at Capacity Development Facility (CDF)

Location
Kosovo
Industry
Legal Services

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Gezim Kolgeci's Overview

Current
  • Senior Legal & Policy Adviser to the Supreme Court President at Capacity Development Facility (CDF) - KFOS/UNDP
Past
  • Legal Expert at Business Enabling Environment Program (BEEP), USAID / Crimson Capital
  • Senior Legal Adviser to President of Supreme Court at Capacity Development Facility (CDF)
  • Project Manager & Senior Legal Adviser at GTZ
  • Rule of Law Advisor at Department for International Development
  • Interim Secretary General of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo at East West Management Institute / USA
  • Coordinator of the Constitutional Court Working Group Secretariat at East West Management Institute / USA
  • Deputy Managing Director at Kosovo Judicial Council Secretariat
Education
  • Staffordshire University, (United Kingdom)
  • Law Faculty, Pristina University, Kosovo
  • Law Faculty, Pristina University
Connections

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Gezim Kolgeci's Summary

An experienced legal reform and economic policy adviser with 12 year of expertise in project management, design and implementation of programs to increase access to justice, improve fairness and efficiency of judicial system, institutional setup, research and analysis, legal drafting, implementation and evaluation of rule of law programs and activities. Former Secretary General of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo and former Deputy-Director of Kosovo Judicial Council Secretariat.

Specialties:Rule of Law promotion, program design and management, assessment and evaluation.

Gezim Kolgeci's Experience

Senior Legal & Policy Adviser to the Supreme Court President

Capacity Development Facility (CDF) - KFOS/UNDP

July 2013Present (1 year 3 months) Pristina, Kosovo

Provide quality policy advice to the President on court governance and legal matters

Legal Expert

Business Enabling Environment Program (BEEP), USAID / Crimson Capital

February 2012July 2013 (1 year 6 months) Pristina, Kosovo

Provision of legal expertise and advice on implementation of free market reforms, development and implementation of harmonized trade policy, and support establishment of the legal framework for improvement of business environment in Kosovo.

Senior Legal Adviser to President of Supreme Court

Capacity Development Facility (CDF)

October 2011February 2012 (5 months) Pristina, Kosovo - short term assignment

Advising the Supreme Court President on judicial reforms and strengthening of institutional performance

Project Manager & Senior Legal Adviser

GTZ

Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; International Trade and Development industry

September 2009September 2011 (2 years 1 month) Pristina, Kosovo

Planned, managed and implemented rule of law project activities, and successfully led the development of Legal Commentaries and compilation of applicable legislation in Kosovo aiming to enhance legal knowledge and law implementation in practice.

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; International Trade and Development industry

July 2009April 2010 (10 months) Office of Deputy Prime Minister, Government of Kosovo, Prishtina

Designed and implemented establishment of the Secretariat of the Join Coordination Board & Council (JRCB), and led development of a comprehensive approach to enhance communication and coordination between National and International stakeholders in the area of judiciary.

Interim Secretary General of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo

East West Management Institute / USA

January 2009June 2009 (6 months) Pristina, Kosovo

Managed the implementation process for the establishment of the Interim Secretariat of the Constitutional Court; Initiated and established various procedures and produced materials and resources for the use of court, and carried out initial public education activities relating to the Court activities and its impact to the society.

Coordinator of the Constitutional Court Working Group Secretariat

East West Management Institute / USA

July 2008December 2008 (6 months) Pristina, Kosovo

Planned, managed and coordinated the team developing the process of Court establishment.

Deputy Managing Director

Kosovo Judicial Council Secretariat

December 2007July 2008 (8 months) Pristina, Kosovo

Managed 75 Secretariat employees and administered over 1500 personnel in 36 court offices, and advised Kosovo Judicial Council members on policy making issues concerning Judicial reform and reorganization.

Gezim Kolgeci's Languages

  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Albanian

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Serb-Croatian

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Macedonian

    (Professional working proficiency)
  • German

    (Limited working proficiency)

Gezim Kolgeci's Skills & Expertise

  1. Project Management
  2. Program Evaluation and Monitoring
  3. Human Rights
  4. International Development
  5. Capacity Building
  6. International Relations
  7. Civil Society
  8. Rule Of Law
  9. Research
  10. Public Policy
  11. Governance
  12. Legal Writing
  13. Policy
  14. Courts
  15. Legal Advice
  16. NGOs

Gezim Kolgeci's Education

Staffordshire University, (United Kingdom)

Postgraduate Award, International Policy and Diplomacy

20072008

Law Faculty, Pristina University, Kosovo

Master of Law Science, Administrative and Constitutional Law

20062008

Grade: L.L.M

Law Faculty, Pristina University

Graduated Lawyer, Applied Legal Studies

19972003

Grade: Lawyer

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