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Gjykata e Lartë e Republikës së Shqipërisë
Prof. Dr. Xhezair Zaganjori
President since:  24.04.2013
Justice of the Supreme Court since:  22.03.2013
Career before being justice of the Supreme Court:
Mr. Xhezair Zaganjori was born on March 9th, 1957 in Shkodër.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Tirana in 1981. Since then, he has been working as a lecturer of International Public Law, European Law and Human Rights Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Tirana, the School of Magistrates as well as the School of European Studies in Tirana.
1992 - 1997 :Mr. Zaganjori has been the Ambassador of the Republic of Albania in the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1988, he obtained a PhD in “legal studies”, and 2009 he became a “Professor”.
1998 - 1999 : he has contributed as a scientific collaborator at the Max-Planck Institute, on International Law and European Law studies, in Heidelberg, the Federal Republic of Germany.
Since 2001 : he is a member of the Court of Conciliation and Arbitration of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), in Vienna.
Prof. Dr. Zaganjori is the author of several scientific articles and books in Albania and abroad. In addition, he is an active participant in various International Congresses and Conferences held in the country and abroad.
Mr. Zaganjori was appointed Member of the Supreme Court, by decree no.8065, dated 22.03.2013, after exercising his duty as Member of the Constitutional Court from 2003 up to the beginning of 2013.
He was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on 24.04.2013, by decree no. 8120.
He speaks fluent English and German, while he understands French and Italian.