Assessing European Integration Progress in Albania

In her opening speech, the Ambassador of the Netherlands in Tirana, Mrs. Dewi van de Weerd, talk on the support that the Netherlands provide to Albania in order to successfully meet EU membership criteria. The head of the department of political sciences at the University “Aleksandër Moisiu”, Dr. Elda Zotaj,

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

Religion Tolernace: International Peace Day

Venue: High School “28 Nentori”, Shkoder The forth public meeting was held in Shkodra, with participation of high school students and civil society representatives. The Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Mr. Jurgen van Meirvenne underlined the culture of tolerance of Shkodra people and

Women Leadership in the Local Government

Venue: Hall of the Faculty of Education Sciences, University Alexander Moisiu, Durres The third public talk was held in Durres, at the Faculty of Education, ‘Aleksander Moisiu’ University. Mrs. Dewi van de Weerd, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and Dr. Englantina Gjermeni, Minister of Urban Development honored this event

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.

Romani Integration in Albania

Venue: Hall of the Faculty of Education Sciences, University Alexander Xhuvani, Elbasan The first series of the public talks was held in Elbasan, at the Faculty of Education Science of ‘Aleksander Xhuvani’ University. The meeting was opened by Dr. Dorian Jano, Jean Monnet Chair, introducing the initiative. Dr. Imelda Sejdini, Deputy