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Brikena Xhomaqi

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Brikena Xhomaqi is the current Director of the Lifelong Learning Platform – European Civil Society for Education (former EUCIS-LLL) and Co-chair of the European Economic and Social Committee Liaison Group of Civil Society. She graduated in Innovative Project Management at the Polytechnic University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and holds a professional Master Degree in Corporate Strategy and International Development and bachelor in Political Sciences. Originally from Albania, she has studied and lived in Italy, France and currently Belgium for the last thirteen years.

The LLL Platform represents over 40 European wide civil society networks in the field of education from early childhood to adult education, including formal, non-formal and informal learning providers and learners.

She is a member of the Civil Society Europe Steering Committee since 2017 and the Advisory Board member of Association Hub Belgium. She was elected representative of the European Student’s Union, member of International Education Committee of the Erasmus Student Network, as well as member of the Research Working Group of the ESAA Erasmus+ Student and Alumni Association.

She is the former Head of Office of the European Students’ Union (ESU) and Director of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN). She was active in civil society from an early age as an elected representative of different school and university student bodies.

In 2010 she joined the civil society at the European level, initially as elected representative of the European Students’ Union in charge of social affairs. She specialised in student mobility issues, particular inclusiveness of mobility programmes, issues related to social inclusion, and participation of young people and labour market integration.

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