Enver Hoxhaj

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For the Albanian communist leader, see Enver Hoxha.
Enver Hoxhaj
Enver Hoxhaj 2013.jpg
2nd Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
22 February 2011 – 12 December 2014
President Behgjet Pacolli
Jakup Krasniqi (Acting)
Atifete Jahjaga
Prime Minister Hashim Thaçi
Preceded by Skënder Hyseni[1]
Succeeded by Hashim Thaçi
Personal details
Born 1969 (age 45–46)
Kosovo, Yugoslavia
Political party Democratic Party of Kosovo
Alma mater University of Pristina

Enver Hoxhaj[a] (born 1969) is the former Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo[b] and a Member of the Assembly of Kosovo.


Hoxhaj served as a professor at the University of Pristina. He worked at WUS Austria and founded Kosovar Research and Documentation Institute. In March 2004 he joined the Democratic Party of Kosovo. He was Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo. He leads the Kosovo Assembly Committee for Education, Science, Technology, Culture, Youth and Sports. Since 22 February 2011, Hoxhaj has been Minister of Foreign Affairs for Kosovo.[2]


a.   ^ Albanian spelling: Enver Hoxhaj, Serbian spelling: Enver Hodžaj, Енвер Хоџај.
b.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia claims it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalize relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has been recognised by 108 out of 193 United Nations member states.


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