The new plan from the EU commission, Albanian comments, the earthquake costs, economy, skiing in Albania, HARABEL, the Albanian ombudsman.

Dear reader, Do the Western Balkan countries belong to Europe? Yes they do. Do Albania and North Macedonia live up to the conditions set by the EU for opening membership…

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Preparing for EU membership negotiations, tourism up, DK and Albania and renewable energy, a must books, a transformation and royals

Dear reader, European Council President Charles Michel said from Tirana on January 24, paying an official visit to Albania (above photo right) that EU member states have no unanimity on…

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Positive signals from the EU, Albania OSCE chair, Danish business missed, economic history, e-Albania, The F.T. ranks Albania as top destination.

Dear reader, Wishing you a happy New Year and welcome to our first 2020 newsletter! Croatia will work to restart European Union membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia while…

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The earthquake, the Balkan Schengen project, Albania chairs the OSCE, The new Albanian Untouchables, foreign investment in Albania, women in Business, unemployment drops – and SHAJ.

Dear reader, With a picture of the beautiful Christmas three on Skanderbeg Square in Tirana we wish our faithful readers a merry Christmas and a happy 2020. When summing up…

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Restoration of buildings, An Albanian invitation to Denmark for verification, a firm Swedish yes, a Danish novel and Albanian Christmas traditions.

Dear reader, In the last Newsletter focus was on the Danish, French and Dutch no to opening of EU membership negotiations with North Macedonia and Albania. Fortunately it seems that…

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Read about the French, Danish and Dutch “no”. Will they change their mind? And if so, when and with what result?
Edi Hila: Harabel

Read about the French, Danish and Dutch “no”. Will they change their mind? And if so, when and with what result?

Dear reader, I think the painting by famous Albanian painter Edi Hila reflects the mood of many Albanians, the EU commission and Parliament  after the French, Danish and Dutch no…

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A transformation, European Council and a promise, the new National stadium, World Bank on Albania’s progress, OSCE meeting in Tirana – and what now?

Dear reader, First click the here and take a look at the planned transformation of the Tirana Pyramid from the mausoleum of a dictator to a "Youth center for creative…

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Governmental gender balance, Bundestag on Albania, plastic ban, Danish cannabis, religion in Albania, an Albanian royal birthday.

Dear reader, Who says that Albania is lagging behind. Take a look at the above picture of the Albanian government. 7 men and 8 women! The decision of the German…

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Strong earthquake, a visit to parliament, VISIGRAD on EU negotiations, salaries, statistics and a literature prize

Dear reader, Need some inspiration for your next Holiday. If so you might click on the picture (the city of Berat) above. Foreign investments up in 2019 Foreign direct investments…

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