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Tirana and Lund Municipality in Sweden to kick off a new cooperation relationship in the field of innovation technology

Tirana and Lund Municipality in Sweden will launch a new cooperation relationship in the field of innovation technology. The head of the Municipality of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, received in a meeting his Swedish counterpart, Philip Sandberg, whom he presented the Clock Tower as a welcoming sign . Mayor Philip Sandberg was impressed by the profound transformation that Tirana had undergone ...

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Albania and Canada agreement on emigrants’social protection under ratification

Good news for Albanian emigrants in Canada.The agreement with Canada on the social protection of Albanian emigrants is under the ratification process by the Albanian Parliament. The scheme to be applied includes the employees, the self-employed and their relatives, whose number, according to official data from the Republic of Albania, has reached to 60 thousand. The Social Protection Agreement, between ...

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Albania obtains support from Austria, Spain and Sweden

Albanian acting minister of Foreign Affairs, Gent Cakaj during the informal meeting with OSCE’s foreign ministers in Slovakia, obtained the support of Austria, Spain and Sweden for the opening of membership talks between Albania and European Union. During the meeting with Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Alexander Schallenberg, Cakaj said that two important issues concerning Albania were discussed: EU enlargement ...

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Ermonela Jaho “a fiery angel” performing Anne Boleyn of Donizetti in Sydney Opera House

After the triumph, as Violetta in the opera debut in 2017, the Albanian soprano Ermonela Jaho again testifies her magic in her voice, as Anne Boleyn of Donizetti, starred at the Sydney Opera House in Sydney. Foreign media call Donizett’s Anne Boleyn as a very challenging role, and estimate the artist Ermonela Jaho for the vocal control and dramatic skills ...

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Eurostat: Albania has had the highest growth rates in the Balkans in the last five years

Albania has had the highest growth rates in the Balkans in the last five years, but net income per capita during this period has risen less than anywhere in the Balkans. According to Eurostat data for the period 2012-2017, Albania’s per capita income increased by 700 euro, from 3300 Euro to 4,000 Euros per capita. The largest net income growth ...

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Horizon Europe Program ready, benefits of Albania

The European Commission is preparing the implementation of the upcoming Horizon Europe program, a well-known EU framework program for research and innovation (2021-2027), with a proposed budget of 100 billion euros. The project, which also includes Albania, like the previous one, will help shape European investment in research and investment in the coming years. Recall that in 2014, Albania signed ...

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United opposition held its 10th national protest

The united opposition held this Monday, the 10th national protest. The symbolism of this protest was related to the June 30 elections, which the opposition considered farce. The protesters gathered at the Boulevard “Dëshmorët e Kombit”, where they improvised a voting process, where the papers with the call “Rama Ik” were thrown into the box. In order to preserve the ...

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Short Film Festival kicks off today in Korça

50 short films from 27 different countries of the world will be screened during the 5 days of the festival, at the Theater A.Z. Çajupi and the panoramic tower square. This edition will be opened with a special program “FOCUS AUSTRIA” will open, under the auspices of the Austrian Embassy in Tirana. Doris Bauer, director of VIS Vienna Shorts, will ...

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Denaj in Western Balkan Summit: Achievements in luring foreign investments

The Minister of Finance and Economy, Anila Denaj attended the Western Balkans Summit for this year. In the section of the Ministerial of the Ministers of Economy, Denaj made a briefing of Albania’s achievements in the field of economy, mainly in luring foreign direct investments, which in 2018 turned out to be 1 billion Euro. The results came thanks to ...

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The Justice Reform towards finalization

Five years after the discussions on the justice reform and three years from the adoption of constitutional changes, new justice is on the verge of its finalization. Apart from initiating procedures to establish the Anti Corruption Structure and filling vacancies in the Constitutional Court, the High Judicial Council has paved the way for the constitution of the Special Court, which ...

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