Valon Nushi, Objective Lead for the “Up to Youth” project in Kosovo, is responsible for strategy, oversight and implementation of Objective 3 activities focused on building and supporting networks and an enabling environment for positive youth development.
Valon is an expert in youth development, with nearly ten years of experience designing, managing, implementing and evaluating youth resilience and empowerment projects. Prior to joining LINC, Valon spent seven years overseeing and implementing youth programs at UNICEF Kosovo. In this role he leveraged cutting-edge human-centered design and design thinking processes to improve program design and implementation through youth and other stakeholder engagement. Additionally, for more than your years Valon has served as Ambassador and Onsite Juror at for the European Youth Awards, with the mission to empower youth in Kosovo by providing their projects with exposure throughout the European Union and beyond. Valon is fluent in Albanian and English.