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  Risto Karajkov PhD (Director) - Risto Karajkov has close to 15 years of experience of working with
  civil society and international donor agencies in the Balkans. He holds a PhD in international
  development from the University of Bologna and a masters in local development from the University
  of Trento. He had had fellowships, among other, with the Center for Civil Society Studies at the Johns
  Hopkins University in Baltimore, and the UNU-WIDER in Helsinki. He often consults for donor
  agencies, think tanks, and international projects in the region. He teaches regularly on project
  management, NGO management, and EU funding. He has written extensively on NGOs, civil society,
                    EU funds, and international development.

  Angelina Mickoska (Project Coordinator) - holds a BA in Law and MA in Criminal Law from the
  Faculty of Law “Iustinianus Primus” at the “St. Cyril and Methodius” University in Skopje. She has
  more than 3 years experience with project management work. She has  relevant experience
  with organization and conducting of various types of research work. 



  Elena Deskovska (Project assistant) - holds a BA in international trade from the Faculty of
  Economics in Skopje. 
She has 5 years of volunteering experience in civil society. She has
  extensive, hands-on experience with planning and managing of projects. She has relevant research
  and analysis experience. Her responsibilities in DeSo include project management and coordination,
  research design and implementation, as well as participation in training organization and delivery.