Valon Murtezaj has been appointed as the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo on 2 March 2016.
Dr. Murtezaj is appointed to this position after a long and successful, professional and academic, experience.
Before being appointed to this position, Murtezaj was Principal Advisor for Foreign Affairs and Deputy Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister Isa Mustafa
Professor Murtezaj, among others, is permanent professor in the prestigious IESEG School of Management in Paris, France, being the first Kosovo Albanian lecturing on diplomacy and international negotiation in a world diplomacy centre, such as Paris is.
His education and work and life experience is inter-disciplinary, multicultural and global.
Valon Murtezaj believes in humanism and deeply holds values of peace, freedom and democracy.
Born in Skenderaj, Kosovo, on 16 September 1972, he is the son of Zenel and Naile Murtezaj.
He is married to Mrs. Ilvije Dragusha Murtezaj, soprano.
Lives and works in Prishtina and Paris.