Mrs. Ernira Lubani is Gender-Responsive Budgeting Technical Advisor and Regional Project Manager for the Promoting Gender-Responsive Policies in Southeast Europe and the Republic of Moldova of UN Women. She has 15 years of professional experience in international development working with UN Women, SNV Netherlands Development Organization, Regional Environmental Centre, and other international organizations. Her fields of specialization are human rights, gender-responsive policy making and budgeting, gender mainstreaming, and community development. She is author of different publications and training manuals and has supported the development of numerous policy analyses and research in the field of gender for governments, academia, and non-government actors. She participated in several international conferences when she presented the work on gender-responsive budgeting and the results achieved in Southeast Europe.
Mrs. Lubani holds Master of Science (MSc) from the Faculty of Philology at the University of Tirana, and a post-graduate degree in International Project Management from Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Toronto, Canada.