The Assembly of the Republic of Albania, with Decision No. 33, date 22.04.2010, "On the appointment of the Commissioner for the Protection from Discrimination" elected Ms. Irma Baraku for this position.
Born in Shkodra on 15.09.1969, she is a Philosophy graduate from the Faculty of Philosophy – Sociology at the University of Tirana, and also a graduate from the Law Faculty at the University "Luigj Gurakuqi" in Shkodra. Ms. Baraku completed her master studies in Public Law from Tirana University, Law Faculty and advanced post-university studies in Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences, Tirana University.
Ms. Baraku worked for 18 years as a professor at the Law Faculty of "Luigj Gurakuqi" University in Shkodra. She has continuously participated in activities and projects that have aimed to promote and to increase the level of the protection of the fundamental human rights.