Mensur Haliti

Mensur Haliti, unit manager for the Roma Initiatives Office, leads the Barvalipe and Zoralipe fields of the office’s strategy, which, respectively, support the emergence of a confident and competent new generation of Roma advocates and support the institutional growth of Roma organizations in terms of their health and effectiveness.

Haliti has experience working in international organizations, a Roma political party, public institutions, and civil society organizations. Through his work he has gained an in-depth understanding of Roma traditions of pain and suffering, political emancipation, and Roma leadership dynamics across Europe.

His area of expertise is strengthening different forms of leadership among individuals, groups, organizations, and strategic alliances, and he has completed advanced leadership and management programs at the Harvard Kennedy School, the MIT Sloan School of Management, and the Oxford Said Business School. Haliti has a lifelong commitment to strengthening the abilities, collective self-determination, and moral foundations of Roma leadership. He writes on subjects including leadership, organization, and strategy in social movements, civic associations, and politics.