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Russia warns Albania, Kosovo against creating “Greater Albania”

Russia warns Albania, Kosovo against creating “Greater Albania”

Russia has entered the most recent debate, following the spat of words between Albania and Serbia on the subject of “Greater Albania.”

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Japan to fund Technical Assistance for Improving Management of the Divjake-Karavasta Park

Japan to fund Technical Assistance for Improving Management of the Divjake-Karavasta Park

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed on October 8th 2020, the Record of Discussions (R/D) with Government of Albania, for implementing a Technical Cooperation (TC) Project titled: “Project for Capacity Building for Improving Ecosystem-Based Management on Divjake-Karavasta National Park”. The

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EC report on Albania – Credible or not?

EC report on Albania – Credible or not?

Commission reports are increasingly seen as political and biased. To a large extent, the EC has helped to build such a perception by highlighting findings in its reports which will not make WB governments uncomfortable. Of course, one cannot accuse the EC of deception.

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Albanian tourism to receive a 60 million euro boost from EBRD

Albanian tourism to receive a 60 million euro boost from EBRD

The EBRD has invested over €1.4 billion in 100 projects in Albania, while the EU is the largest donor in Albania overall.


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EC progress report gives green light for intergovernmental conference

EC progress report gives green light for intergovernmental conference

Independent experts decry report’s biased view of political developments in Albania

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EU launches 9 billion economic investment plan for the region

EU launches 9 billion economic investment plan for the region

Alongside presenting the enlargement package this year, the European Commission adopted a comprehensive Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans, mobilizing 9 billion euro directly and offering additional guarantees for further investment. The plan aims to spur the long-term

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Virus cases on the uptake yet new lockdown is very unlikely

Virus cases on the uptake yet new lockdown is very unlikely

TIRANA – Coronavirus new daily confirmed cases are decreasing in the country. But the government has made it clear that there is no risk of setting a new lockdown, apparently fearing economic ruin in the country. As of Wednesday there

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Covid-19 pandemic and the future of oil and minerals industry in Albania

Covid-19 pandemic and the future of oil and minerals industry in Albania

Ledion Krisafi TIRANA – This year has been a shock for the oil and minerals industry as has been for the other parts of the economy. In the global level demand for oil has decreased considerably, especially during the lockdown

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Close in resources, divided in ways: water quality in Tirana and Podgorica

Close in resources, divided in ways: water quality in Tirana and Podgorica

Albania’s abundant water resources are in stark contrast to the sparse efforts being made to manage and care for them, be it on an environmental and aesthetic level, or on the purely practical citizen needs that should be met under

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Kuwaiti artist Ebtisam Al-Houti returns with ‘Golden Hands’ exhibition for public

Kuwaiti artist Ebtisam Al-Houti returns with ‘Golden Hands’ exhibition for public

From February 18 to February 20, with her unconditional love and passion for art, artist Ebtisam AlHouti brought to the Albanian public her second exhibition titled “Golden Hands” at the Tirana International Hotel premises. Ebtisam Al-Houti is a Kuwaiti artist

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