Albania and Kosova: in quest of a common future

Author: megi / Date: 16-02-2015 /

Albania and Kosova, in quest of a common future “- is a project aiming at taking stock and analyzing the current state of relations between Albania and Kosovo and the prospects for their development in the future. The project is being implemented by AIIS jointly with a partner organization in Prishtina: The Institute for Development Policy (INDEP). Three roundtables have been organized so far and a policy paper is foreseen in 2015. For updates check the News&Upcoming Events section. 

News on the project: 

On 29 October 2014  AIIS organized the roundtable “Challenges and potential of the economic relations between Albania and Kosova”, in the framework of the project “Albania and Kosova, in quest of a common future “ supported by Friedrich Ebert in Albania and Kosovo. The conference was addressed by Charge D’affaires of Kosova to Albania Mr. Ramiz Lladrovci as well as the Director of the Regional Directorate in the Albanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bashkim Rama. The vibrant discussion that followed was due to the presence of many other economy experts such as Selami Xhepa, Arben Malaj, Gjergji Erebara, Ilir Zhilla, Gjergji Buxhuku, Ilir Ciko, etc. 

On December 10, AIIS Researches Dhimiter Gjodede and Dritan Sulcebe participated in the workshop “Challenges and potential of the economic relations between Albania and Kosova”, organized by the Institute for development Policy in Kosova. This event is in the context of the jointly implemented project “Albania and Kosova, in quest of a common future “ supported by Friedrich Ebert in Albania and Kosovo. Dritan Sulcebe presented during the workshop on the topic of Trade Developments between Albania and Kosova. 

On December 14, 2014 AIIS organized the roundtable “Cultural relations between Albania and Kosova: books, media and arts“. AIIS Researcher Dritan Sulçebe, briefly presented  the bilateral agreements between both countries in the field of culture and media. Discussants included Kosovo MP Alma Lama who was also informed about AIIS project “Albania and Kosova, in quest of a common future “. Other discussants included renowned journalist Ben Andoni, Andi Balla, Asllan Bajrami, Lutfi dervishi, Genc Mlloja, etc.