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Rezart Xhelo

Short introduction

• Senior gender expert with considerable experience with gender mainstreaming policies, strategies and budgetary frameworks across sectors;
• Over 16 years of considerable knowledge, practical experience and expertise in public budgeting, and performance based budgeting from a cross-cutting perspective, including gender, environment, social groups, etc.;
• •Skilful with gender-responsive and inclusive programming, identification, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of gender transformative and inclusive approaches in development;
• Strong technical skills to apply gender and climate mainstreaming tools and techniques in policy formulation and budgeting, analysis, implementation, monitoring and evaluation;
• Comprehensive knowledge and experience with gender-based analysis, gender responsive monitoring and evaluation;
• Experienced trainer - in preparing manuals and guidelines, designed and delivered capacity building programs, trained and coached public officials and NGOs.

Thematic key areas

Climate and environment

  • Climate Financing

Female economic empowerment

  • Empowerment of Businesswomen
  • Financial Inclusion

Multiple Discriminations

  • Women and Girls with Disabilities

Gender-based violence

  • Intimate partner violence

Women, peace and security

  • Participation of women in peace processes
  • Protection From Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict Contexts


Analysis and planning

  • Gender Analysis
  • Gender Budgeting
  • Project Review
  • Strategic Planning

Facilitation, Training and Capacity Development

  • Coaching
  • Conduct Trainings
  • Training of Trainers (TOT)/ Teaching Methodology

Instruments of Financial Cooperation

  • Grants
  • Technical-Financial-Cooperation

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Development of Results-Oriented Monitoring Systems
  • Evaluation on behalf of other DC-Organizations

Project management

  • Development of Cooperations


  • German A2 Basic knowledge
  • English C2 Nearly native language skills
  • French A2 Basic knowledge

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