IRM Researcher for Albaniagevurmo@idmalbania.org
Gjergji Vurmo is a Programme Director at the Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM), an Albanian non-governmental think tank based in Tirana. He holds a BA Law degree from St. Cyril and Methodius University in Macedonia and a Master’s degree in European Integration from the University of Bologna in Italy. Mr. Vurmo has over ten years of experience working with think tanks, civil society and international donor organizations in Albania and Macedonia. He also has extensive experience as an independent expert and policy analyst on issues related to EU Enlargement policy, civil society development, regional cooperation, good governance and integrity building. Mr. Vurmo is author of numerous research papers, studies, policy documents and books related to these fields and an associate & contributing author in a number of Balkan and European reviews.