Publications

Accessing Integration: Problems and Solutions to Adapting IPA in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Macedonia (May 2010)

EMA supported by Local Government and Public Service Reform Initiative of the Open Society Institute – Budapest, has produce a policy paper entitled “Accessing Integration: Problems and Solutions to Adapting IPA in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Macedonia”. This policy paper published in May 2010 presents the findings of the assessments carried out in […]

Policy Paper: Monitoring the Visa Liberalization Process with Albania – What to expect when you are expecting?, May 2010

European Movement in Albania (EMA),supported by the Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD), a project of the German Marshall Fund, and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) has produced the recent policy paper entitled “Monitoring the Visa Liberalisation Process with Albania: What to expect when you are expecting?” This paper provides a complete picture of the visa […]

Policy Brief : The EU Spanish Presidency: Between hope and reality, March 2010

EMA has the pleasure to share with you the policy brief : “The EU Spanish Presidency: Between hope and reality” supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Think Tank Fund, Open Society Institute (OSI). Since the first of January 2010, Spain leads the EU. This is the fourth time that Spain holds the steering wheel of […]

Informative Manual on the Albanian Institutions, February 2010

In the framework of the NED’s funded project “Internship programme in the Albanian Parliament”, EMA’s staff has published the “Informative Manual on the Albanian Institutions”. The manual provides shortly and in an easy to digest way, basic information on central and local governmental institutions in Albania, being focused mainly on legislative and executive powers. It […]

Informative guide for the application in EU aid programmes, December 2009

Informative guide for the application in EU aid programmes (2008) In the framework of the OSFA funded project “Vitalising Cross Border Cooperation in the framework of regional policies and integrated rural development” EMA in cooperation with the Institute for Democracy and Mediation has published the “Informative guide for the application in EU aid programmes”. The […]

Nations in Transit 2009: Albania

Freedom House has published the annual report “Nations in Transit 2009″ 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: A tour on the Progress Reports of European Commission for Albania, December 2009

The paper “A tour on the Progress Report of European Commission for  for Albania” prepared by EMA’s research team and Mirela Bogdani, identified the progress achieved, existing shortcomings, as well as the recommendations provided. EC Progress Reports for Albania emphasized that the progress achieved during these years are mainly expressed in the adoption of laws, […]

Monitoring Albanian ID Cards Issuing Process, October 2009

European Movement in Albania (EMA) in the framework of the project”Monitoring the process of ID cards issuing” financially supported by U.S. Embassy in Albania, organised a monitoring process in three biggest administrative ares of Albanian such as Tirana, Durres and Shkodra. This project aims to increase the level of transparency on this process, as one […]

Policy Brief: The EU Swedish Presidency and its implications to the enlargement process of Western Balkans, October 2009

EMA supported by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) has prepared a policy brief on “The EU Swedish Presidency and its implications to the enlargement process of Western Balkans“, which were published during the policy forum with the same title held on 16 October 2009.  The priorities of the EU Swedish Presidency, the ratification of the Lisbon […]

Policy Paper: Visa Liberalization – Implications of a proposal, September 2009

European Movement in Albania (EMA) supported by the Balkan Trust for Democracy (BTD), a project of the German Marshall Fund and Think Tank Fund, Open Society Institute (OSI) has prepared the latest policy paper “Visa Liberalisation – Implications of a proposal” which takes inspiration from the latest developments in this area as the EU Commission […]