Blend Zyrapi

Research Assistant

Blend is a Research Assistant at the Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development - KIPRED. His primary focus within the Institute is policy development in the Security Sector in Kosovo. Before joining KIPRED, Blend worked for the Protestant Church “Messiah Evangelical Fellowship” in Prishtina as of 2009-2015, in the capacity of Administrative, Finance and Legal Officer. Prior to that, he worked for the Organization “New Life Institute” in Prishtina, as of 2005-2009, as Project Coordinator.


Blend holds a Bachelor’sdegree in the field of Public Administration from the College “Dardania” in Prishtina (2011-2014). Now he is attending his Master’s Studies at the College “Dardania” in Prishtina in the field of Public Administration. In addition to that, Blend has completed the Theological Studies in the BILD Program Biblical Institute of Leadership Development, with basis in Ames, IA, USA.