Eduard Halimi

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Eduard Halimi
Minister of Justice
In office
21 July 2011 – 13 September 2013
Prime Minister Sali Berisha
Succeeded by Nasip Naço
Personal details
Born (1972-12-08) 8 December 1972 (age 44)
Nationality Albanian
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Tirana
Alma mater University of Tirana

Eduard Halimi (born 8 December 1972) was Albania's Minister of Justice from 2011 until 2013 .[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Halimi was born in Korca on 8 December 1972.[2] He received a bachelor's degree in law at the University of Tirana in 1995. He has held the title 'Magistrate' since 2000.[2] He also graduated from the Police Academy in 1997.[1]


Halimi worked as a lawyer until 2005. During this period, he also served as an expert to the parliamentary inquiry committees.[1] In October 2005, he was named as the Deputy Minister of Justice. In 2007, he was also elected as a Member of the Municipal Council of Tirana. He was appointed the State General Advocate in 2008.[1] He was elected as a member of the Assembly of the Republic of Albania for the Democratic Party of Albania in 2009.[3][4] During his tenure, he was the Secretary of the Committee on Legal Affairs of the Albanian Parliament from 2009 to July 2011 .[1] He was appointed Minister of Justice on 21 July 2011.[1][5] Halimi is also a member of the Albanian High Council of Justice.[6]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Minister CV". Albania Ministry of Defence. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Eduard Halimi". GLP. Archived from the original on 10 June 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Parliamentary group". 
  4. ^ "List of elected members". Albanian parliament. Archived from the original on 14 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Albania names new justice, culture ministers after delay". Macleans. AP. 19 July 2011. Retrieved 8 September 2012. [permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Halimi on HCJ: Deputy-chairman to be appointed by Nishani". Albanian Screen. 26 June 2012. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Albania's Minister of Justice
Succeeded by