Persistence of Political Polarization in the Balkans

Democratization of Political Processes and Overcoming Political-Ideological Polarization The ASPEN institute Germany and the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs June 14-17, 2016 | Durrës Dr. Jano had a talk on the second session "Radicalization and Political Polarization" about the Persistence of Political Polarization in the Balkans.

New European Citizens

A wide activity was held at 22-24 May in Albania, after those organized in Granada, Spain, and Padua, Italy, in the framework of EU project “New European Citizens” as a collaboration of university youth NGOs of various European countries. The youth from France, Germany, Grand Britain, Spain, Italy, Lithuania, Romania,

Hellmut Hoffmann: Germany and Albania. Perspectives on Common Issues

Venue: Marin Barleti University, A18   The ambassador of Germany in Albania, Mr. Hellmut Hoffmann gave a lecture about Germany and Albania in a comparative perspective as well as some general remarks on Albania’s EU integration process. Ambassador Hoffmann in his talk presented shortly the historical relationships among the two countries and the


Albania submitted in April 2009 the official request for membership at the European Union. The info-graphics analyze the performance and preparation of Albania for 33 chapters according to the annual progress reports of the European Commission's from 2010 until the end of 2015. Based on the progress reports during 2010-2015, Albania

Civil Society and Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path

The two day International Conference “Civil Society and Beyond: A Joint Dialogue on the European Path” was organized on February 25-26, 2016 by the European Movement International and European Movement in Serbia, with the support of TACSO P2P and in partnership with the Serbian European Integration Office. The purpose of the

Discussing Gender Equality: Against Any Gender-Based Violence

Venue: University ‘Ismail Qemali’, Vlora The open debate on gender equality was held at the University ‘Ismail Qemali’ in Vlora. The meeting was attended by Mr. Jurgen van Meirvenne the Deputy Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mrs. Vojsava Shkurtaj Chairwoman of the City Council in Vlora, and Prof. Albert Qarri

Human Rights and Minorities

Venue: University ‘Eqrem Çabej’, Gjirokaster The fifth public meeting was held at the University ‘Eqrem Çabej’ in Gjirokaster, a round table discussing current issues related to human rights and minorities in Albania. In his greeting speech the vice rector of the University ‘Eqrem Çabej’, Prof. Dr. Niko Rogo praised the work carried

LGBT Rights: How to Deal with Sensitive Issues?

Venue: Conference Hall, Marin Barleti University, Tirana The roundtable was moderated by Dr. Ervis Martani, who stressed that the issue of LGBT rights remains taboo not only for the Albanian society but also in other countries although it is the subject of the recent policies and decisions of the European Union.