Contact expert

Biljana Kotevska, Mrs

Queen's University Belfast, School of Law

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

Macedonia

Online Academic Profile

Research Discipline

Law

Language Skills

  • Macedonian (mother tongue)
  • English (C2)
  • Croatian (C1)

Biography

Biljana has worked as a researcher for ten years for think-tank organisations in SEE, and as an expert and consultant for IGOs (EU, CoE and OSCE) and NGOs (mainly from Macedonia) on equality and non-discrimination, ESCR, NHRIs and minority rights. Biljana is the country expert on Macedonia in the European Commission's Network of Legal Experts in Gender Equality and Non-discrimination and in its predecessor network since January 2011. She has been awarded four competitive individual research grants and three competitive full postgraduate scholarships, including the Chevening Scholarship by the FCO.Biljana is a PhD candidate at the School of Law, Queen's University Belfast (UK). She started her doctoral research "Intersectionality In the Post-Yugoslav Space" in September 2015. For her doctoral research, she was awarded the Special Postgraduate Research Scholarship by the School of Law (QUB) and the Civil Society Scholar Award by the Open Society Institute (London/New York). She holds an LL.B from the University 'St. Cyril and Methodius' (Macedonia), MA in Democracy and Human Rights in South-East Europe from the University of Sarajevo (BiH) and the University of Bologna (Italy), and an LL.M in International Human Rights Law (with distinction) from the University of Essex (UK).