Donika Emini (PhD candidate in Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster, London) is leading the CiviKos Platform, a secretariat gathering 250 CSO member organizations in Kosovo. She is a scholarship holder of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF), and holds a Master’s in Public Policy with specialization on Public and Non-Profit Management and International Relations. Upon her return from Germany to Kosovo, Ms. Emini was recipient of the OSI - Think Tank Young Professional Development Program as part of the Kosovar Centre for Security Studies where she worked from 2013 - 2016. Furthermore, she was Research Fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) Paris Office HQ - European Fund for the Balkans fellowship. Previously, Ms. Emini worked with Transparency International Secretariat in Berlin, Balkan Policy Institute (IPOL), and the General Consulate of the Republic of Kosovo in New York.