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    Open call for applications
    27.09.2017
    The Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE, Nice/Berlin), the Cooperation and Development Institute (Tirana), the Association Bourgogne Balkans Express (Dijon) and SciencesPo Environnement (Dijon) are pleased to announce our upcoming project, with generous support by the French-German Youth Office (OFAJ/DFJW): ... Read more
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    Presentation of the findings of the research "Understanding re-integration challenges of Albanian Returnees from Germany 2014-2017"
    26.09.2017
    Cooperation and Development Institute research team and Hanns Seidel Foundation presented the second part of the study on the recent Albanian Migration to Germany and their return and reintegration challenge... Read more
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    Round-table "After Trieste Summit: Albania's achievements and challenges on its road to EU" with Keynote Speaker MEP and Rapporteur for Albania in the EP Mr. Knut Fleckenstein.
    19.09.2017
    An inspiring and constructive discussion took place today with Knut Fleckenstein at the round-table "After Trieste Summit: Albania's achievements and challenges on its road to EU" organized by CDI... Read more
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    Europe and the “Belt and Road Initiative”: Responses and Risks
    10.07.2017
    The Belt and the Road (BRI), the modern name of the old Silk Road, is a Chinese initiative connecting China to Europe. It is composed by a mostly rail connection that goes through Asia, and a sea link that connects China ports to Pakistan, ...
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    Reflection Forum: “The Western Balkans in the European Union: Perspectives of a region in Europe?”
    03/07/2017
    On 26-27 June 2017, Cooperation and Development Institute participated to the 2nd edition of the Reflection Forum, held in Trieste on the run up of the Trieste Summit on the Western Balkans of 12 July 2017.,... Read more
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    “The contribution of civil society to the progress in democracy”
    15/06/2017
    Cooperation and Development Institute organized in Tirana, on 15th June 2017, the “Breakfast Talk” entitled “The contribution of civil society to the progress in democracy”, in the framework of the regional project “Progress in democracy”... Read more
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    Civil Society Forum Tirana 26-28 April 2107
    26/04/2017
    Cooperation and Development Institute, in cooperation with European Fund for the Balkans, ERSTE Foundation and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung organized the Civil Society Forum (CSF) of the Western Balkans Series, which took place in Tirana, from 26th to 28th of April 2017.... Read more
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    Presentation of the study "Monitoring of Berlin Process: from Paris to Trieste" at the Stocktaking Conference - Before the Trieste WB6 Summit
    11/04/2017
    The Forum for International Relations of the European Movement in Serbia and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES - Belgrade) organized in Belgrade on 11th of April 2017 the Stocktaking Conference .. Read more
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    The International Conference “The Western Balkans in the European Union: Enlargement to what, accession to what?”
    05/04/2017
    On April 5, the international Conference “The Western Balkans in the European Union: Enlargement to what, accession to what?” took place in the aftermath of the 60th anniversary of the Rome Treaty... Read more
    The programme of the Conference can be consulted here.
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    Presentation of the study “Monitoring the Berlin Process: from Paris to Trieste” in the European Parliament
    30.03.2017
    On March 22, the Director of ShtetiWeb, Mr. Ardian Hackaj, co-author of the study “Monitoring the Berlin Process: from Paris to Trieste”, presented the results of the study in the European Parliament. The meeting was hosted by the Euro-Parliamentarians Tanja Fajon and Knut Fleckenstein. ... Read more
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    Round-table "Comprehending Albanian Migration to Germany: 2014-2016”.
    19.12.2016
    Cooperation and Development Institute in partnership with Hanns Seidel Foundation organized on Friday, December 16th, 2016, the round-table "Comprehending Albanian Migration to Germany: 2014-2016”. The authors of the study with the same title presented the main findings of the research which provided an investigation to understand .... Read more
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    Regional Youth Leadership Forum
    02.12.2016
    From 20th to 22nd November, in Novi Sad, Serbia, took place the Regional Youth Leadership Forum co-organised by the Novi Sad office of the European Movement in Serbia, the European Fund for the Balkans and the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence. This forum was addressed to socially active young professionals and leaders between the age of 19 and 30,.... Read more
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    Round Table "Partnership in accession negotiations: stakeholders, structures, tasks, timetable"
    21.11.2016
    Cooperation and Development Institute / Shtetiweb in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Foundation organized today in Tirana the round table "Partnership in accession negotiations: stakeholders, structures, tasks, timetable" with the participation of representatives of civil society, business, academia... Read more
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    Roundtable – “Youth in neglected regions – does youth on the country-side have a chance?”
    02.11.2016
    Today in the premises of the German Embassy had taken place the event “Youth in neglected regions – does youth on the country-side have a chance?” Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI) together with ​National Youth Congress (NYC) have enabled... Read more
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    Conference “From Paris to Rome – ​the Albanian perspective on regional cooperation process”
    26.10.2016
    ​The two-day Conference “From Paris to Rome- the Albanian perspective on regional cooperation process”​ started today in Tirana in the framework of the Berlin Process Series. This Conference is organized by ShtetiWeb / Cooperation and Development Institute in collaboration with its German partners... Read more
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    Launch of the regional policy brief “A mapping and comparative assessment of the Youth Organizations in the Western Balkans”
    14.10.2016
    Cooperation and Development Institute in partnership with European Movement in Montenegro and European Movement Novi Sad, National Youth Service and with the support of the European Fund for the Balkans (EFB), organized in Tirana on October 14... Read more
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    Round-table: “Post Paris, Post Brexit – Perspectives for the Western Balkans”
    14.09.2016
    Cooperation and Development Institute and CIFE, in the framework of the Berlin Process Series and in cooperation with CFA / ÖFZ, IAI and BiEPAG (Balkans in Europe Policy Advisors Group), with the support of the German Foreign Office / Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe and Erasmus +, organized in Tirana on September 14, the Roundtable Read more
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    Social science research funding project PERFORM kicks off
    20.07.2016
    Swiss Ambassador Christoph Graf and Minister of Education Lindita Nikolla signed yesterday, 20 July 2016, the agreement on implementing PERFORM programme aiming to promote social sciences in Albania. Read more
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    Presentation of the findings "Albania’s Progress in the Connectivity Agenda: Transport and Energ​y Sectors”
    28.06.2016
    Cooperation and Development Institute presented today the f​indings ​of the report ​“Albania’s Progress in the Connectivity Agenda: Transport and Energ​y Sectors”. ​The report covers the period from August 2015 to June 2016, ​by providing .... Read more
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    Albanian scientific diaspora: Facilitating connectivity with domestic actors
    27.06.2016
    PERFORM NCU Albania hosted a workshop focused on "Facilitating Connectivity between the Science Diaspora and the Albanian National Science System - Main Factors for an Enabling Environment”. Two renown researchers from Switzerland... Read more
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    Workshop "Migrant’s Path to Europe: the Albanian Step of the Balkan Route”
    11.06.2016
    ​Cooperation and Development Institute in partnership with Hanns -Seidel Foundation organized on Friday, June 10th, 2016, the Workshop "Migrant’s Path to Europe: the Albanian Step of the Balkan Route” The workshop was focused on the situation of migration flows in Europe and its impact in Albania, as well as the internal and external factors that condition the migrants’ entry in our country.... Read more
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    PERFORM supports the drafting process of the​ by-laws​ of the Law on Higher Education
    07/06/2016
    In the framework of the support to the Ministry of Education and Sport in drafting the by-laws of the Law on Higher Education and Scientific Research in Higher Education Institutions, PERFORM supported an experts retreat in Pogradec. The retreat was held on 29-31 May and the participants were gathered...... Read more
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    Mission in the framework of the project “The management of migration flows: Analysis and Strategies for Solutions”
    02/05/2016
    Cooperation and Development Institute (CDI) in the framework of the project “The management of migration flows: Analysis and Strategies for Solutions” supported by Hanns–Seidel Foundation (HSS), carried out a fact-finding mission on 29/04/2016 Read more
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    A workshop for drafting of the by-law acts of the Law on Higher Education
    04.04.2016
    On 29-30 March, 2016, Cooperation and Development Institute, National Coordination Unit of PERFORM Programme in Albania, supported the Ministry of Education and Sports in organizing a workshop for drafting of the by-law acts of the Law on Higher Education... Read more
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    Call for candidates for the position of "Project Manager"
    30.03.2016
    Cooperation and Development Institute launches the call for candidates for the position of "Project Manager". For more information on the position and required criteria please consult the Terms of References. Application deadline is April 10, 2016.
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    Building capacities of Social Science Research Science in Albania for Policy Impact Assessment and Evidence-Informed Policy Making
    18/02/2016
    Call for Participation
    PERFORM (Performing and Responsive Social Sciences) and RRPP (Regional Research Promotion Programme) are organizing a workshop on “Building capacities of Social Science Research Science in Albania for Policy... Read more
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    Enhancing Regional Youth Connectivity
    03/02/2016
    On 1 February 2016, Cooperation and Development Institute hosted the kick off meeting of the regional project “Enhancing Regional Youth Connectivity”, which is implemented in cooperation with the European Movement in Montenegro and the European Movement in Novi Sad (Serbia). The project aims to provide ... Read more
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    “Albania in the Berlin Process: Current Achievements and Upcoming Challenges for the Paris Summit”
    01.02.2016

    “Albania in the Berlin Process: Current Achievements and Upcoming Challenges for the Paris Summit” is the latest publication of CDI / ShtetiWeb with regards to the participation of the civil society to the Berlin Process.

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    How will the Berlin Process affect Albania’s economic position
    22/01/2016
    On 21 January 2016, the Cooperation and Development Institute/ShtetiWeb presented on the policy paper on “How will the Berlin Process affect Albania’s economic position", at the Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of the Foreign Affairs. The research was conducted by Krisela Hackaj and Gentiola Madhi... Read more
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