Mare Ushkovska is part of a network of young Turkish and European leaders from all sectors who come together once a year to engage in intensive dialogue and to share views and ideas about topical social issues. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place alternately in Turkey and Germany, as well as in other European countries.
Mare Ushkovska is an early career researcher, with a PhD in International Law from
the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. She holds a MA in Diplomacy and International Relations from the same university, as well as a MSc in Public Policy from University College London. Her research interests include topics on global power politics, self-determination of peoples, EU foreign policy, Western Balkans politics, and public diplomacy. Currently, Mare is a member of the management committee of COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action titled “EU Foreign Policy Facing New Realities” and is often an invited speaker to international forums and panel discussions. Mare is a foreign language aficionado who speaks ten languages at a variable level of proficiency. She is a member of Mensa and Chatham House – the Royal Institute of International Affairs, as well as analumni of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Mare worked as a consultant for the United Nations Development Program in Skopje, prior to which she served as a representative of Invest Macedonia to the United Kingdom.