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Dejan Georgievski
16/02/2012 - 10:22

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Foundation and the ERSTE Foundation, announced open the sixth annual competition under the “Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence” Programme. This year’s theme is the communities, and journalists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Kosovo can apply by March 5, 2012.

Dejan Georgievski
14/02/2012 - 12:07

On February 7, the Safer Internet Day, Albanian Minister of Innovation and Information Technology Genc Pollo launched an awareness campaign for students, teachers and parents about the dangers of the virtual world, finally responding to at least two-years long calls for such a campaign to be enacted by Albanian civil society.

Measures to protect school children!

Dejan Georgievski
10/02/2012 - 11:07

The European Movement in Albania organized the “Understanding the Process of European Integration” informative forum, February 3, at the “Fan S. Noli” University in Korca, under the auspices of the “Debunking the EU Integration Process” Project, supported by the UK Embassy in Albania, that aims to stimulate a cliché-free informed debate on the EU integrations among stakeholders in Albania.

Dejan Georgievski
06/02/2012 - 00:00

February 6, 2012 -- In a statement issued on February 3, 2012, Amnesty International demanded from Albanian authorities to act immediately to find a suitable accommodation for 35 Roma families from Tirana who face eviction, or have been evicted before. Amnesty International noted that the temporary solutions are not real solutions for the Roma community.

Dejan Georgievski
30/01/2012 - 09:02

 

The EDEN Centre environmental organization announced it will closely observe the Arbri Road project running through the village of Arbanas, which has resulted in devastation of the Brahri Canyon on Tirana River, a Category III Natural Monument in the IUCN Classification.

Dejan Georgievski
23/01/2012 - 16:08

The Coalition for Promotion of Participation of Women and Youth in Politics has presented a request to the Special Commission of Electoral Reform, on January 12, to enforce electoral law's provisions on the 30% gender quota and combat the phenomenon of family proxy voting, the two biggest problems in Albanian elections cycles ovedr the past two decades.

Dejan Georgievski
19/01/2012 - 10:26

Albanian Red Cross, with support from Open Society Foundation for Albania, and in coordination with the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, given the difficult situation of Roma families which live temporarily in a makeshift camp of tents in the area of Babrru in Tirana, intervened, on December 30, 2011, to alleviate the situation through the establishment of 8 new tents,distribution of 20 packages of foods, boxes with sanitary...

Dejan Georgievski
13/01/2012 - 12:13

On December 22, 2011,the European Movement in Albanian (EMA) presented the first Albanian translation of Michael Walzer's “Politics and Passion: Towards a more egalitarian liberalism”, one of the masterpieces in the area of political sciences and international relations, published in cooperation with "Dudaj” Publishing Company and the “Marin Barleti" University.