Fotjon Kosta

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Organization: Ministry of Energy and Industry, Albania IGF
Affiliation: ALAC
Fellowship Program
Stakeholder Group(s): Government/Inter-Governmental Organization
Region: Europe
Country: Albania

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Fotjon Kosta is an Albanian ICT professional working in the Albanian Government, in Ministry of Energy and Industry as ICT expert. The last 11 years Kosta has worked in the private sector and the governmental sector, focusing on ICT projects and development and to cybersecurity.

Career History

  • 2013-present Ministry of Energy and Industry
  • 2008-2013, Ministry of Economy Trade and Energy
  • 2011-2012, Economist Private High-School, teaching ICT
  • 2008-2011, Albanian Online Service Provider, engineer (part-time)
  • 2007-2008, General Support Brigade, Ministry of Defense
  • 2006-2007, BNT Electronics, Toshiba & Fujitsu Siemens Albania, ICT Enginner

ICANN and Internet Governance Participation

  • ICANN Fellow 57, 58 and 59
  • IGF 2015, 2016
  • EURODIG 2016, 2017
  • SEEDIG 2016, 2017
  • APrIGF 2016 (remote participation)
  • RIPE NCC see5 2016
  • 2017, helped facilitate the first Albanian IGF


  • During the year 2008-present, Kosta has being trained in several institutions but mostly on Administration and Networking (Microsoft and CISCO) and cybersecurity
  • 2002-2008 State University of New York Bachelor of Science Degree with Computer Science Major
  • 1999-2002 Technical Educational Institute of Amaliada (T.E.E.) in Greece, with a Computer Science degree and a Certificate of Excellence's