Erinda Bllaca Ndroqi (2005)

Tirana , ALB
Erinda Bllaca Ndroqi currently works with the Albanian Rehabilitation Centre for Trauma and Torture in Tirana, Albania. Prior to this, she worked with the Albanian Center for Human Rights and also served as an advisor to the Albanian Parliament. Erinda received her degree in law in 1997 and an MA in European Studies in 2004, both from the University of Tirana. She has been working as a human rights activist and educator since 1999. Her activities have included lobbying and counseling the Parliament of Albania for legislative change, through which more than twenty-four new draft laws were developed, work to abolish the death penalty in Albania and work on Roma and minority rights.  As a PILnet International Fellow, Erinda developed a concept paper for creating a legal clinic on human rights to offer free legal services to the citizens of Albania.