Afërdita Pustina works as a National Programme Officer at the Organization for Security and Cooperation – OSCE Mission in Kosovo. Through her work she contributes to furthering democracy in Kosovo by empowering women, youth and civil society to participate in policy and decision-making processes.
Out of many activities at OSCE, she designed the concept and led the implementation the online Digital Platform for Public Participation in Kosovo (platformadigjitale.com, digitalnaplatforma.com). This innovative solution responds to an increased demand for improving transparency of government operations through a communication platform connecting residents and local government. The platform was a finalist at the Albanian ICT Awards V, at the Best Public Service category for Kosovo.
She is a Stanford Certified Project Manager and holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Project Management.