She has been appointed to this position in January 2015. Marina Tuneva is a Doctor of Cultural Studies, with a PhD degree on “The Role of Communication Strategies in Multicultural Societies: case study Ohrid Framework Agreement”. She has an MA degree in Diplomacy at the University of Malta, an MA degree in Peace Studies at the University St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje and a BA degree in Journalism at the University St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje. Her previous experience includes working for several international projects as part of UNDP and USAID. She also worked as a journalist/editor in the Macedonian Information Agency. She was a member of the coordination body of the MEDIANE Programme of the Council of Europe and the European Union in the period 2012 – 2014. Marina Tuneva is an author of the following publications: “Media, Citizens and Intercultural Communications”, “Diversity Reporting Handbook”, “Introduction to Public Relations” and “How to Contact the Media”.
She graduated in the area of social work and social policy at the University St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, specialized psychosocial approach in social work at the University in Zagreb and has earned a Master’s degree in Human Rights and Democracy in South East Europe at the universities in Sarajevo and Bologna. She has been involved in the civil society sector since 2005. As part of several civil society organizations, Ivanovska took part in a variety of projects aimed at strengthening of the vulnerable groups of citizens, enhancing of human rights and democracy. She started working at the Council of Media Ethics in January 2015.