Enver Hoxhaj

Enver Hoxhaj[a] (born 13 January 1969) is a Kosovar politician. He served as Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo[b] and the Vice President of the Democratic Party of Kosovo.

Enver Hoxhaj
Leader of the Democratic Party of Kosovo
In office
5 November 2020  24 June 2021
Preceded byKadri Veseli
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
22 March 2021
Preceded byAlbin Kurti
Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo
In office
7 September 2017  26 December 2019
Prime MinisterRamush Haradinaj
Preceded byRamiz Kelmendi
Succeeded byHaki Abazi
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
5 June 2016  10 August 2017
Prime MinisterIsa Mustafa
Preceded byHashim Thaçi
Succeeded byBehgjet Pacolli
In office
22 February 2011  12 December 2014
Prime MinisterHashim Thaçi
Preceded byVlora Çitaku (Acting)
Succeeded byHashim Thaçi
Personal details
Born1969 (age 5152)
Suva Reka, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia
(now Kosovo)
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Prishtina


Hoxhaj served as a professor at the University of Pristina. He worked at WUS Austria and founded Kosovar Research and Documentation Institute. In March 2004 he joined the Democratic Party of Kosovo. He was Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo. He served twice as a Foreign Minister, once from 2011 to 2014, under the mandate of the government led by Hashim Thaci, and the second time he was named as a Foreign Minister started in June 2016, under Prime Minister Isa Mustafa.[citation needed]

See also


a.   ^ Albanian spelling: Enver Hoxhaj, Serbian spelling: Enver Hodžaj, Енвер Хоџај.
b.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008. Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the 2013 Brussels Agreement. Kosovo is currently (this note self-updates) recognized as an independent state by 98 out of the 193 United Nations member states. In total, 113 UN member states recognized Kosovo at some point, of which 15 later withdrew their recognition.