About: Edi Rama

Enlargement 05-07-2018

Progress for Western Balkan nations – a step forward for federalised Europe

Though the EU has lately been busy dealing with issues such as Brexit and the migration crisis, it has found time to talk of the integration of the Western Balkans. A steady integration of the region is good news indeed as this could lead to a federalised Europe and a complete Union, writes Bernard Kouchner.
Elections 12-05-2017

Albania: How not to lose an election? Refuse to take part…

All eyes are on elections in Britain, France and soon Germany but quite the most bizarre election seen in Europe since the end of communism is due to take ten days after the British poll next month, writes Denis MacShane.
Enlargement 08-03-2016

Acknowledging Albania’s Iranian refugee policy

Albania deserves greater recognition for its commitment to democracy and human rights, as demonstrated by its willingness to accept political refugees from Iran, argues Alejo Vidal-Quadras.
Nikola Dimitrov
Enlargement 16-06-2014

Albania-EU: Keeping the promise alive

As the June 2014 EU Summit approaches, Nikola Dimitrov from the Hague Institute for Global Justice argues that it is high time to move forward on Albania’s candidate status for membership, for the sake of the Western Balkans, and for the sake of the EU as a whole.