Arbjan Mazniku

Deputy Mayor, City of Tirana, Albania

Arbjan Mazniku is deputy mayor of Tirana, in office since September 2015. Previously, he served two years as Deputy Minister of Education and Sport. Before taking over these duties, Mr. Mazniku was Executive Director of AGENDA Institute, an organization in Tirana that deals with the research and analysis of public policy in Albania, especially in the area of governance, European integration and economic and social development. In January 2008 he worked for MJAFT, Albania's most successful civil movement, which supported the involvement of young people on various issues of social policy. From the years 2005-2007, he was Director of internal policies for MJAFT and from 2003-2005 his role was Director of Communications. Before MJAFT, Arbjan led the International Association of Debate in Albania for 3 years, coordinating the debate programs for high schools and universities. He studied Journalism at the University of Tirana and holds a Master's degree in Political Communication from Sheffield University in the UK.


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