Ardita Vejseli is a project assistant at the European Policy Institute. Ardita holds a Bachelor of Law degree from South East European University in Skopje, and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in International Law at the same university, focusing on youth policies in North Macedonia and their harmonization with European standards. She has worked on various projects at EPI, focusing on youth engagement and youth rights in the Western Balkans, as well as projects focusing on social rights and EU accession. She is responsible for conducting field research in projects concerning human rights in North Macedonia. Since joining EPI in 2017, she has been actively engaged in the implementation and organisation of two Deliberative Polling projects in North Macedonia, both organised in cooperation with Stanford University. Ardita has contributed to several projects under the Erasmus+ programme in various cities in the EU, tackling issues such as European history, reconciliation and regional cooperation. She is part of the second generation of the “EUth – Youth Advocating in the EU” project organised by Civil Rights Defenders, where she will write a paper on the right to education and youth with disabilities and advocate in the European Parliament.