EMA in the Media

EU Presidency handover from Kingdom of Netherlands to the Slovak Republic

Slovakia takes the rotating presidency of the European Union after the Netherlands. At a time when Europe is facing major challenges, such as “Brexit” or migrant crisis, again the process of integrating the Western Balkans remains intact. Milan Ciganik, Ambassador of the Slovak Republic said that Albania has already given a sign that is ready […]

Albanian analysts comment on Brexit

On 24 June 2016 Mr. Gledis Gjipali, the Executive Director of EMA, was interviewed by “VOA” concerning the impact of Brexit in the region. According to Mr. Gjipali Britain was a major supporter of EU enlargement with the countries of Southeast Europe and Turkey, so Britain leaving the EU will directly affect the expansion plans. […]

BalkanInsight: Clock Ticks For Albania to Pass EU Reforms

On 27 May 2016 Mr. Gledis Gjipali, the Executive Director of EMA, was interviewed by “BalkanInsight” concerning the approval of the judicial reform in Albania. According to Mr. Gjipali if the reform is not approved until the foreseen deadline (June), Albania will delay the negotiations up to a year and half, also because of the […]

Albanian Radio Television – “Convention for Integration”

NewsDesk Albanian Radio Television – “Convention for Integration”, EMA activity in Tirana, plenary session of working groups for National Convention on European Integration, 26 May 2016

Anadolu Agency : “Tirana, Conference for public’s legal information”

Anadolu Agency: “Tirana, Conference for public’s legal information”, EMA activity in Tirana, third and forth sessions, WG I “Judiciary and Fundamental Rights”, 17 May 2016.

Vizion Plus: “How familiar are Albanian citizens with EU?”

On 9 May 2016,which is the Day of Europe, Ms. Mona Xhexhaj, representative of EMA, and Ms. Fjoralba Caka, professor on EU Law, were invited in the morning show “7pa5” of Vizion Plus TV, where they gave a clear image and further information on the initiatives undertaken by EMA on informing and involving the youth […]

Ora News: “Interview with Mr. Gjipali about the visit of Mr. Hahn in Albania”.

On 31 March 2016, Mr. Gledis Gjipali, the Executive Director of EMA, was invited by Ora News, where he was interviewed about the visit of the European Commissioner, Mr. Johannes Hahn, in Albania. The main focus of Mr. Hahn’s speech was the Justice Reform. To Mr. Gjipali it is crucial that the Justice Reform be […]

Top Channel: “Terrorism strikes at the heart of Europe.”

On 22 March 2016, the Executive Director of EMA, Mr. Gledis Gjipali, was invited together with Mrs. Odeta Barbullushi- Deputy Foreign Minister, Mr. Enri Hide- Professor on Security Issues, Mr. Artan Hoxha- Journalist, at “Top Show”, which had as its focus the terrorist attacks in Brussels, its aftermath and causes. Mr. Gledis Gjipali argued that […]

Balkan Insight: Albania aims to open EU talks this year

On 7 March 2016, Mr. Gledis Gjipali,the Executive Director of EMA, interviewed by BIRN for an article stated that Albania stands a good chance of opening accession talks by December, although he warns that the approval of the judicial reform package is just the beginning of the work. Mr. Gjipali also noted that Albania must […]

Report TV: “Even if Schengen gets suspended, Albanian citizens will still move freely in EU”

On 26 January 2016, the Executive Director of EMA, Mr. Gledis Gjipali was invited at the morning show “Rreze Dielli” of Report TV in which he explained what will happen to visa liberalization for Albanians citizens if  Shengen gets suspended. To Mr. Gjipali a suspension of Schengen means only that border controls will be placed […]