US Ambassador: Const. Court should be complete by end of 2020

US Ambassador: Const. Court should be complete by end of 2020

U.S.A Ambassador to Albania, Yuri Kim took to Twitter today to urge all sides to maximize their efforts as the time left until the end of 2020 is very limited. "Good to see progress toward functioning Const’l Ct by end

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Tune in, Nov 19, 10 am: The Western Balkans on their path to the EU

Tune in, Nov 19, 10 am: The Western Balkans on their path to the EU

European Fund for the Balkans, the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group and the Danish Foreign Policy Society are organizing a half-day conference about EU enlargement in the Western Balkans. Debates with panelists who will include Danish politicians, experts and representatives

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Covid infections and hospitalizations in Albania reach new highs

Covid infections and hospitalizations in Albania reach new highs

Last week marked record highs in all pandemic related numbers including the number of deaths, cases, tests and hospitalizations in Albania. Official data show that between November 10-16, the coronavirus caused 60 casualties, up from the highest figure recorded two

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Successful year for EITI in Albania despite Covid-19 pandemics

Successful year for EITI in Albania despite Covid-19 pandemics

BY LEDION KRISAFI Despite the difficult situation with Covid-19 pandemic, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative in Albania (EITI) has realized its planned projects for 2020. This was declared by Mr Genci Tërpo, Director of EITI in Albania during a presentation

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EBRD Transition report: Governance in Albania deteriorated during the pandemics

EBRD Transition report: Governance in Albania deteriorated during the pandemics

The most recent transition report 2020-2021 from the EBRD entitled “ The state strikes back” notes a deterioration of good governance indicators in Albania amidst the pandemic. The title of the report reflects the growing demand worldwide for the state

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EU accession negotiations postponed until second half of 2021

EU accession negotiations postponed until second half of 2021

EU accession negotiations with Albania will most likely be postponed to the second part of next year as both the discussion between the foreign affairs ministers of the triple presidencies of the EU and an early draft document of the

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EC: 103 million euro package of economic aid for Albania

EC: 103 million euro package of economic aid for Albania

Reforms and Covid-19 crisis management in focus of the assistance planned The European Commission (EC) has approved a 103.3m-euro package to support Albania. The approved program focuses on key issues for Albania's accession to the European Union, such as the

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Albanian parliament to probe Dick Marty report

Albanian parliament to probe Dick Marty report

The Albanian Parliament will compile a report on all investigations carried out into the alleged KLA crimes included in Dick Marty's report. Taulant Balla the chairman of the SP parliamentary group told the media on Wednesday that "Albania is a

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Curfews return as Covid-19 case numbers mount up

Curfews return as Covid-19 case numbers mount up

The Technical Committee of Experts approved on Monday a fresh set of rules and limitations in response to the new rising numbers of infections, hospitalizations and life losses due to the Covid-19 virus. The bars, cafes, restaurants and other businesses

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High expectations for the Biden Presidency

High expectations for the Biden Presidency

The US Presidential elections’ outcome was announced by major news outlets on Saturday, November 7 after several days of vote counting in swing states. Even though the incumbent Trump has not conceded and has vowed to go through legal proceedings

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