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 liberalization process, focusing particularly on the level of achievement of the benchmarks embodied in the Visa Liberalization Roadmap. This paper anticipates the decision of the European Commission on the visa free regime for Albania expected in the following weeks, identifying the main potential scenarios. Furthermore, the policy paper offers a set of recommendation to influence the decision makers on the required steps that need to be achieved in order to finalize this process and to help public opinion to have realistic expectations about the opportunities offered by Visa Liberalization process.
Policy Paper: Monitoring the Visa Liberalization Process with Albania – What to expect when you are expecting?, May 2010