Gjorgji Kostojchinoski was born in Vevcani, Republic of Macedonia, and has been educated in Turkey and Switzerland. He holds a MA degree in International Relations and Political Science from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and completed his BA degree in Bogazici University in Istanbul. Currently Gjorgji works with an international NGO holding a general consultative status with the UN ECOSOC. He has worked as a project manager for several human rights conferences organized in the Offices of the United Nations in Geneva. Gjorgji has published articles in English and Turkish. He is interested in national identity formation in the context of foreign policy making.