Shkelzen SopjaniInspector General, Intelligence
Shkelzen Sopjani is appointed by the President and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo as Inspector General of Kosovo Intelligence Agency on February 2015. Mr. Sopjani is PhD.Can. at Prishtina University, Faculty of Law, in the field of International Law and Relations. Has completed Master Studies at University of Hamburg in the field of Law and European Studies also has completed bachelor studies at Faculty of Law University of Prishtina, in the field of Law. Mr. Sopjani has completed Bar Exam in 2010. Mr. Sopjani has completed several professional trainings and was certified as: Law Enforcement International Instructor; Management Advanced Training; Human Rights for Law Enforcement; International Business Transactions etc. Mr. Sopjani has more than 18 years of professional experience, mainly in the field of law enforcement. In addition; worked for 7 years in the field of police training, at the Police Academy of Kosovo, including basic trainings, advanced and specialized trainings; for 3 years worked in the field of human rights at the OSCE Mission in Kosovo and for the last 6 years performed the position of Legal Advisor for matters related to internal affairs and Police. During his experience was part of several initiatives and working groups related to drafting of a numerous strategic documents, laws and subsidiary legislation, including: National Strategies and Action Plans on: Combatting Terrorism; Integrated Border Management; Countering Organized Crime; Combatting Illegal Drugs; Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code; Law on Police; Law of Foreigners; Law on Asylum; Law on Border Control; Law on Police Inspectorate; Law on Weapons' etc. Furthermore, during this period of time Mr. Sopjani was also involved in many projects in the capacity of external expert, and lectures Criminalistics and Protection from Terrorism. Mr. Sopjani is native Albanian and speaks fluent English and Serbian language while has good knowledge of German and Italian language. Shkelzen Sopjani is born on 24 December 1975 in Prishtina.