Delina is a security expert with an interest in remote warfare, security force assistance and the Sahel region.
Prior to being an independent analyst, she carried out policy work for the European External Action Service (EEAS) and research for the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF).
Delina has lived in the US and the Middle East and is currently based in Brussels. She is a PhD candidate at the Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) in Florence. She currently works on consulting projects for the Open Society Foundations (OSF) and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS).
Delina speaks Albanian, English, Italian, French and is learning Levantine Arabic.
Thanks to her Albanian language skills, she can order Feta cheese in various shades of white.
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Independent Policy Analyst on civil-military relations
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) / Key Stakeholder Security Dialogue
Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI) / European Sahel Strategy
Open Society Foundations (OSF) / Shared Framework on Armed Drones
Junior Policy Officer
European External Action Service (EEAS) / Task Force Iran (Blue Book)
NATO Parliamentary Assembly (NATO PA), Defense and Security Committee and Science and Technology Committee
Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF), Humanitarian Military Interventions project
PhD candidate – Security Force Assistance and Military Intervention
Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) - Florence, Italy
Masters Degree in International Relations and Diplomatic Affairs
University of California – Berkeley, USA (1 year M.A.)
University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA (6 months research grant)
University of Bologna – Forlì, Italy (1 year M.A.)
Bachelor Degree in French and English Literature
University of Verona – Verona, Italy
University of Cambridge – Cambridge, UK (Jesus College)