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Blog Post | Albania and the Geopolitics of the TAP

Albania and the Geopolitics of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline: Regional and Domestic Dimensions September 2018 – The Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) initiative was launched by the European Union (EU) in 2008 with the aim of developing a new supply route for Caspian and Middle Eastern gas to European markets and reducing the …

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Vetting to Deliver Police Integrity

Vetting to Deliver Police Integrity *This article was firstly published at POINTPULSE portal on April 2018. Author: Redion Qirjazi The Albanian Ministry of Interior (MoI) published in September 2017 a document on 10 priorities in the field of public order and security for the next four years. Re-evaluating about 13.000 employees in the …

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Between survival and development: think tanks in the WB

Between survival and development: think tanks in the Western Balkans *This article was firstly published at www.onthinktanks.org on February 9, 2017. Author: Gjergji Vurmo Survival, perfectly describes the Western Balkans region these days. Namely, the last group of post-communist countries (Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina) which are struggling to …

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