Venue: Marin Barleti University, A23
Mr. Jean-Eric Paquet, the Director for the Western Balkans at DG NEAR — Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission, gave a talk on the current Enlargement policy and the challenges ahead the the Western Balkan countries has to face. In his speech, Mr. Paquet underlined the importance of the integration process as well as the support of the Commission towards the Western Balkan countries on their road towards membership. Mr. Paquet reaffirm the importance of the enlargement policy and the reforms to be undertaken by the aspiring countries that wants to join the European Union.
The ambassador of the European Union Delegation in Albania, Mrs. Romana Vlahutin and the Head of the Unit for Albania at the Enlargement Directorate, Mr. Vassilis Maragos, discussed on the achievements Albania has made towards European integration and the challenges ahead to open the accession negotiations.