Fatmire Uka joined the GICHD in June 2018 as an Advisor for Land Release and Operational Efficiency. She works on non-technical survey and mine clearance topics focusing in particular on methods and technology. Her portfolio consists in planning and delivering projects that assist National Authorities to develop and improve country-relevant surveys in order to increase their operational efficiency. Additionally she participates in research and the development of various courses related to Mine Action, provides technical advice to National Authorities, United Nations, non-governmental organisations and other mine action stakeholders on various topics related to non-technical survey, land release and operational efficiency and identifying the best practices.
Prior to joining the GICHD, Fatmire Uka worked for 18 years in Mine Action with DanChurchAid (DCA) Humanitarian Mine Action programmes such as in Kosovo, Albania, Lebanon, Angola, DR Congo, South Sudan, Mali, in different roles and responsibilities ranging from Team Leader, Technical Advisor to managerial roles. Fatmire Uka.
Fatmire Uka is a qualified EOD level 3 operator. She holds a Bachelor degree in History and recently completed Master’s studies in History at the University of Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo.
Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD)