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J. (Jonida) Milaj-Weishaar, PhD

Assistant Professor
J. (Jonida) Milaj-Weishaar, PhD

Jonida Milaj-Weishaar completed her legal education at the University of Padua (Italy) in 2004 (Dottore in Giurisprudenza). In 2005 she obtained an advanced LL.M. in European, International and Comparative Law at Maastricht University (the Netherlands). She is a trained lawyer (Avokat) and has been working as legal adviser at the Parliament of the Republic of Albania and as lecturer of European law at the University of Maastricht (the Netherlands) and the University of Hasselt (Belgium). During her work at the Albanian Parliament she was affiliated with the Committee for Legal Affairs, Public Administration and Human Rights. Her duties included among others the drafting of legislation and reports, as well as the evaluation of draft laws in light of the acquis communautaire and other international agreements. She was also a member of the working team of the Albanian Government for claims related with the compensation of land property before of the European Court of Human Rights and she has followed an official traineeship at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.

Jonida joined Groningen University in 2012 and is a member of the Security, Technology and e-Privacy (STeP) research group. Her main research focus is on the challenges that technology creates for the protection of the rights of individuals. In 2017 she defended her PhD thesis on law enforcement surveillance of individuals with technology and devices that are used every day and that are not built for the purpose of surveillance and the challenges that this creates for the protection of the right to privacy. 

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