Publications

Studies: Impact of Visa-free Movement on Citizens’ Mobility, December 2011

EMA has the pleasure to share with you studies on the “Impact of visa-free travel on citizen mobility” realised in the framework of the project “Impact of visa liberalisation on the mobility of citizens” supported by Balkan Trust for Democracy and the German Marshall Fund. The nationwide survey conducted during the months of November – […]

Nations in Transit 2012: Albania

Freedom House has published the annual report “Nations in Transit 2012“ which  analyzes the progress’ level of Albania in terms of democratization in important areas such as: National Democratic Governance; Electoral Process; Civil Society; Independent Media; Local Democratic Governance; Judicial Framework and Independence; and Corruption, areas which are crucial to the fulfillment of the Copenhagen […]

Policy Paper: Skills mismatch and vocational education and training (VET) in the Albanian labour force, November 2012

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy brief : “Skills mismatch and vocational education and training (VET) in the Albanian labour force” by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Think Tank Fund, Open Society Institute (OSI). Considering the context in Albania, cooperation between businesses and universities can generate very positive results and particularly […]

Policy Study: An insight into the employment promotion programs in Albania and the country’s challenges in benefiting from the Human Resources Development Component (IPA IV), November 2012

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy study: “An insight into the employment promotion programs in Albania and the country’s challenges in benefiting from the Human Resources Development Component (IPA IV)” supported by the Balkan Trust for Democracy and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. The past twenty years of transition have exposed Albania to […]

Policy paper: Meeting EU cohesion policy and IPA III requirements in Albania, November 2012

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy paper: “Meeting EU cohesion policy and IPA III requirements in Albania“  supported by Pontis Foundation – Slovakia, Slovak Aid and Slovak Balkan Public Policy Fund. Albania’s regional disparities have been persistently evidenced by official data and other international reports. There is no proper cohesion policy […]

Policy Study: Albania’s challenges in benefiting from the Human Resources Development Component (IPA IV), November 2012

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Study- Albania’s challenges in benefiting from the HRDC (IPA IV). The past twenty years of transition have exposed Albania  to major difficulties in adapting to the reality free market  economy, generating drastic changes in the functioning  of the labour market and consequent re-structuring of  employment […]

Policy Paper: Beyond the candidate status – New approach towards the EU accession, October 2012

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy paper: “Beyond the candidate status”,  supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Think Tank Fund of Open Society Foundations (OSF) On 10 October, the European Commission published the Enlargement Strategy 2012-2013, along with the Progress Reports for candidate and potential candidate countries. The Progress Report […]

Policy Study: Fair Competition Culture in Albania, January 2012

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the study on “Is Albania Ready for a Fair Competition? Strengthening Enforcement and Developing Advocacy Mechanisms”, supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and European Fund for the Balkans. By identifying the key factors hindering the development of a fair competition among market players, the paper provides a comprehensive overview […]

Policy study: Is the return worth it? On the reintegration of high skilled returnees in Albania, December 2011

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Brief: “Is the return worth it On the reintegration of high skilled returnees in Albania“ Considering the contribution of highly qualified professionals in consolidating democracy and building a modern society, this paper aims to shed light on some aspects of their reintegration in Albania. In […]

Nations in Transit 2011: Albania

Freedom House has published the annual report “Nations in Transit 2011″ which  analyzes the progress’ level of Albania in terms of democratization in important areas such as: National Democratic Governance; Electoral Process; Civil Society; Independent Media; Local Democratic Governance; Judicial Framework and Independence; and Corruption, areas which are crucial to the fulfillment of the Copenhagen […]