Publications

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 […]

Policy Study: 12 key priorities for Albania: Where do we stand?, October 2011

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the Policy Study-12 key priorities for Albania. The EC Progress Report on Albania 2011 was the  incentive to prepare this policy brief, which announced  for the second time a negative assessment regarding  the readiness of the country to obtain the status of  EU candidate country. This assessment […]

Informative add to encourage young people to be engaged in local government, June 2011

Informative add to encourage young people to be engaged in local government. It is realized in the framework of the NED funded project “Enhancing participatory democracy at local level: Youth education and involvement in local government institutions“    

Information campaign on encouraging youth participation in decision making processes 2011

One of the mainstreams of EMAs work is promotion of democratic values on youth generation. Our staff is closely working with Albanian youths assisting them in upgrading their knowledge on pertinent issues related with the country democratization. EMA has established a consolidated tradition in implementing projects which targeted youths and encouraging their engagement in decision […]

Scorecard on Albania’s Progress Towards EU Membership During 2011

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the “Scorecard on Albania’s Progress Towards EU Membership During 2011“, published in the framework of the project “Debunking the EU integration process” supported by the British Embassy in Albania. The Scorecard considers as starting point the situation described in the Analytical Report of 2010 and reflects the […]