Op/Ed: The advantages of a regional experience

Op/Ed: The advantages of a regional experience

By Perparim Kalo, Founding Partner, Kalo & Associates As a witness to the birth and growth of CEE Legal Matters in the last 10 years, I can appreciate such a platform that keeps the legal profession updated with developments in the

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Albanian Constitutional Court suspends approval of Rama-Meloni agreement

Albanian Constitutional Court suspends approval of Rama-Meloni agreement

TIRANA, Dec. 14, 2023 – Albania’s Constitutional Court has suspended the approval process for the contentious deal with Italy to establish a third-country migrant processing camp in Albania under Italian jurisdiction. The court has instructed parliament not to proceed with

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In depth: Balkan countries play Russian roulette with mosquitoes

In depth: Balkan countries play Russian roulette with mosquitoes

Headache, fever and muscle aches. A fellow citizen had the feeling that a cold was bothering his body. He was almost certain that the seasonal flu had taken over when he felt nauseous, but he expected to get over it.

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Navigating Challenges in Rehabilitating Violent Extremist Inmates: A Multilayered Approach to Prison Reform

Navigating Challenges in Rehabilitating Violent Extremist Inmates: A Multilayered Approach to Prison Reform

By Denion Meidani “Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it, a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline.” – Michel Foucault Globally, there is a concerning surge in

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In-depth: Lack of proper controls on pesticide use in the region leads to worry

In-depth: Lack of proper controls on pesticide use in the region leads to worry

It is difficult to imagine present-day agriculture without them, but the use of chemical substances is always a risk. Pesticides are the best regulated compounds on the market, but their incorrect and frequent application can lead to unsafe food and

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Albert Rakipi and the College of Europe: The bold idea that brought EU’s venerable institution to Albania

Albert Rakipi and the College of Europe: The bold idea that brought EU’s venerable institution to Albania

How a think-tanker’s vision, backed by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, secured the College of Europe’s presence in Tirana. TIRANA, Oct. 26, 2023 – More than a year ago, Albert Rakipi, a prominent figure in Albania’s international relations and think

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Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute for Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue and the Egyptian Youth Council for Development signed

Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute for Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue and the Egyptian Youth Council for Development signed

TIRANA, Aug. 14, 2023 – The Memorandum of Understanding between the Institute for Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue and the Egyptian Youth Council for Development was signed Aug. 14, 2023. Recognizing that cultural interaction is the basis of human relations and

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Përparim Kalo stands out as key contender in race for leadership of High Judicial Council 

Përparim Kalo stands out as key contender in race for leadership of High Judicial Council 

TIRANA, Aug. 8, 2023 – The race for membership and leadership of Albania’s High Judicial Council (KLGj) and the High Prosecutorial Council (KLP) has unveiled 23 candidates who are vying to join these crucial institutions overseeing judges and prosecutors.  Among

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OTP Bank Albania wins Euromoney 2023 award as ‘The Best Bank in Albania’ for the fourth year in a row, strengthening its position as a leading financial institution in the banking industry

OTP Bank Albania wins Euromoney 2023 award as ‘The Best Bank in Albania’ for the fourth year in a row, strengthening its position as a leading financial institution in the banking industry

TIRANA, June 20, 2023 – OTP Bank Albania has been recognized as the winner of the prestigious Euromoney 2023 Award – “Best Bank in Albania” for the fourth year in a row, demonstrating its excellence and dedication to their customers.

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OTP Bank Albania: Establishing a firm foundation to serve Albania’s dynamic economy and society 

OTP Bank Albania: Establishing a firm foundation to serve Albania’s dynamic economy and society 

Hungary’s largest OTP Bank Group entered Albania’s market four years ago, and its subsidiary OTP Bank Albania has recently grown further through a merger, positioning itself to to serve a greater portion of Albania’s economy, which it sees as a

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