Graduated from the State University of Tirana with a BA in Political Science, minor in
Politics and Government. She got a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the
European University of Tirana and a second MSc. in European and International Law. She
has a background in education at the European University of Tirana as an Assistant at the
Department of International Relations, Faculty of Applied Social Science. For few years she
served as the Director of the Department of Human Resources at the Ministry of
Environment of the Republic of Albania.
From 2013 to 2018, Juxhina held different positions at YATA International Executive Board
first as the Vice President for Public Diplomacy and then Vice President of
Communications. During her work at ATA and YATA se was also the Chairperson of the
Integrated Task Force for Communications. In 2020, Juxhina was elected to be the
President of Youth Atlantic Treaty Association international. Her contribution is directly
connected with her efforts in empowering youth in her society and abroad to be active and
committed to the democratic and all transatlantic values. Among the public diplomacy
outreach events Juxhina has organised are the first NATO RUN in Tirana; NATO YATA
International Academy, and many regional and international events.

Juxhina Gjoni Women in Security

Examining the Setbacks in Women Leadership in the Context of the Albanian Armed Forces

Women in positions of leadership has been a subject of debate recently in the Albanian Armed Forces. However, a new political improvement was the commitment to the adoption of the UN resolution on Women Peace and Security, which served as the benchmark for the forthcoming Albanian National Action Plan (ANAP) Despite the ongoing progress made in ten years, the figures on paper differ from reality.