Blerta Cela

A native of Albania, Blerta brings over 15 years of experience in programme management, design and implementation, including M&E and resource mobilization.\

Throughout her career, she has managed a series of multi-partner programmes and policy development initiatives in the areas of access to justice, unpaid care economy, development effectiveness, community empowerment and financial inclusion.

Before joining UNDP Ukraine's office Blerta served as Head of Partnerships, Results and Resource Management with UNDP Bangladesh.

Prior to Bangladesh, Blerta worked with the Bureau for Development Policy in New York, supporting the HIV/AIDS group and the Gender Team.

Prior to UNDP, Blerta worked with several civil society and human rights organizations on socioeconomic development and human rights programmes across all regions.

Blerta also worked in Kosovo, including in the refugee camps, to promote the rule of law and access to justice.