Reports

Albania - Serbia: through the eyes of the media

Author: ema / Date: 30-11-2017

Ledion Krisafi, PhD

Assessment of risks on national security / the capacity of state and society to react: Violent Extremism and Religious Radicalization in Albania

Author: ema / Date: 21-06-2016

This report presents an in-depth analysis of violent extremism and religious radicalization as a national and international phenomenon. A comparative approach will be adopted in assessing the international and regional dynamics of this phenomenon. In turn, this report will provide a comprehensive understanding of the socio-economic, ideological and other factors that drive the radicalization of Albanian citizens, as well as the capacity of government and society to combat extremism.

Albanians and the European Social Model: Towards a redefinition of the social contract

Author: megi / Date: 12-03-2015

This survey tries to map the general attitudes of Albanian citizens towards the state, its institutions, public services, the public versus private provision of services, as well as outlines citizens’ main attitudes towards the welfare state, social solidarity, the extent of the universal provision of services, etc. 

The survey is important for three reasons: 

Albania in the next ten years – Politics, Economy, Society - Perceptions”

Author: megi / Date: 20-02-2015

Albania in the Next Ten Years marks the conclusion of a twostage project entitled Twenty Years After: Rethinking Democracy and the State in Albania. The aim of the project was to gauge the perceptions of the Albanian public on the period in Albanian history commonly referred to as the ‘transition,’ as well as to understand Albanians’ expectations about the future.

Albanian Greek relations from the eyes of the Albanian public

Author: megi / Date: 19-02-2015

Perceptions 2013. This study published in March 2014, with the support of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Albania, tried to capure the perceptions and their implications on policy and discourse by objective research. The report published both in Albania and English summarizes the findings from the nationwide poll carried out in Albania and in Greece, gauging people's perceptions of the current relations between Albania and Greeece and potentials for the future.

 

Informative Manual on the Stabilization and Association Agreement

Author: megi / Date: 19-02-2015

Informative Manual on the Stabilization and Association Agreement
AIIS

The brochure provides information on Albania’s relations with European Union and the essence and proceedings of the Stabilization Association Process. 

Small Lexicon of European Integration

Author: megi / Date: 19-02-2015

Small Lexicon of European Integration
AIIS

Small lexicon of European integration provides a concise explanation of the basic terms related to the European Union, its policy, enlargement process and accession of Albania to the EU.

Informative Manual on the New Financial Instrument of the European Union: The Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA)

Author: megi / Date: 19-02-2015

Informative Manual on the New Financial Instrument of the European Union: The Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA)
AIIS

The paper provides information on the new financial instruments of the European Union (IPA) offered to countries engaged in the accession process to the EU for the period 2007-2013. 

The Blood Feud: Between Kanun and State

Author: megi / Date: 19-02-2015

The Blood Feud: Between Kanun and State
AIIS

The report contains a sociological explanation of the phenomenon and the research findings of our fieldwork carried out in North-western Albania where the blood feud phenomenon persists. The report includes also, an examination of how government agencies, local authorities, NGOs are responding to blood feud and dealing with its social consequences. 

EU Assistance Programmes: INTERREG Initiatives in Albania, Croatia and Macedonia

Author: megi / Date: 19-02-2015

EU Assistance Programmes: INTERREG Initiatives in Albania, Croatia and Macedonia
AIIS

As part of the Community Initiative, the INTERREG Programme constitutes one of the main elements of the European Union policy to promote economic and social cohesion. The goal is to reduce regional economic and social disparities. The southern regions of Italy and Greece are some of the largest beneficiaries of the programs. The report informs on the institutional aspects of Programs, and the possibilities of the Albanian regions to participate in the programs. 

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