Global Woman Honorary Award – ALBANIA
Majlinda Bregu (born 19 May 1974) is an Albanian politician. She served as Minister of European Integration and Government’s Spokesperson from 2007-2013 in the Berisha cabinet.(From the SAA ratification, application of EU membership, entry into force and implementation of the first transitory phase; visa liberalisation up to granting candidate status. Lead the process of the set up of the legal and institutional framework for the coordination and management of the EUI process; Initiator of the first bilateral agreements on EUI cooperation in the region, still in place. Agreement with Croatia, Slovenia, Kosovo and Montenegro
Member of Parliament Democratic Party (Centre Right) from 2005-2017. 2005-2007, Chair of Albanian Parliamentary Delegation at the European Parliament Chair of the subcommittee for Minors and Gender Equality. From 2013-2017 she held the positions of the Chair of EU Integration Parliamentary Committee & Chair of the National Council on European Integration. Initiator of the “European Summer School”,focused on enhancing capacities and identification of negotiators of the Albanian Team from the public administration sector and civil society, in perspective of the opening of Accession Talks with EU. Member of the EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee. Chair of the Albanian Parliamentary Friendship group with the Italian Parliament.