Marko Hajdinjak is an Expert at the Applied Research and Communications (ARC) Fund in Bulgaria and has 16 years of experience working on international research projects. Some of the projects he has participated in include Empowering Children in the Digital Age through Early Digital Literacy Development; Children, Teachers and Parents against Hate Speech and Discrimination; CITISPYCE – Combating Inequalities through Innovative Social Practices of, and for, Young People in Cities Across Europe; ACCEPT PLURALISM – Tolerance, Pluralism and Social Cohesion: Responding to the Challenges of the 21st Century in Europe. His areas of expertise include project coordination, primary research, dissemination activities, advocacy, development of research methodologies, training and education of children and young people, and writing research-based outputs (reports, articles, policy papers, briefings, books). Marko Hajdinjak has a Master of Arts degree in Nationalism Studies from the Central European University (Budapest, Hungary, 2001) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Southeast European Studies from the American University in Bulgaria (2000). He speaks Slovenian, English, Bulgarian, Serbian and Croatian languages.