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Wage and Insurance Subsidies for Businesses that Promote Employment
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Wage and Insurance Subsidies for Businesses that Promote Employment

TIRANA, January 17 Albanian authorities will start the implementation of training, wage and employment subsidy program to raise employment levels among youth, inexperienced workers, and people from specific categories. The decision on this new policy measure was adopted during the latest meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday, January 15th. Therefore, the program will...

Joint Call for Grant Proposals for Environmental Actors on Prespa
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Joint Call for Grant Proposals for Environmental Actors on Prespa

TIRANA, January 16 The Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust (PONT) and the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) have recently agreed to combine their efforts in the Wider Prespa Area by issuing a joint call for proposals. PONT and CEPF invite applications from eligible organizations to address conservation needs outlined in this Call. This Call is open...

How to Apply for IDEA Grants for Your Startup/Business
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How to Apply for IDEA Grants for Your Startup/Business

TIRANA, January 15, 2020 Wanapreneurs, startup founders, and entrepreneurs from different sectors can now apply for the IDEA- Grant scheme, the Albanian Investment Development Agency announced on Tuesday. The implementation unit of the PIU-ProSeed project informed that the call for application is open until January 31st. The scheme provides financial support for existing businesses, startups,...

Youth Training on Albanian Alps, Apply Now
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Youth Training on Albanian Alps, Apply Now

TIRANA, January 14 If you’re between the age of 18 and 24 and share an interest in nature conservation and transboundary cooperation this training is for you. Eco Albania in cooperation with Era in Kosovo and Green Home in Montenegro launched a call for application for ‘Youth Collaboration for Transboundary Dinaric Alps’ training for cross...

Wizz Air Announces 5 New Routes Tirana – Italy
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Wizz Air Announces 5 New Routes Tirana – Italy

TIRANA, January 13 Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air announced on Monday that it will double its routes to Tirana with five new non-stop flights from and to Italian cities. The new direct flights from Milan-Bergamo, Pisa, Bologna, Verona, and Venice-Treviso to Tirana will start on spring-summer. The company confirms that tickets are available and can...

Donors’ Conference on Albania Reconstruction set in February
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Donors’ Conference on Albania Reconstruction set in February

TIRANA, January 10 The donor’s conference in support of Albania in light of November’s earthquake will take place on February 17th in Brussels. Head of the European Union delegation to Tirana, Ambassador Luigi Soreca confirmed the date on Friday. The donors’ conference to help #Albania🇦🇱 in its reconstruction efforts following the devastating earthquake of 26...

The WB Trims Albania’s 2019 & 2019 Growth Forecast
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The WB Trims Albania’s 2019 & 2019 Growth Forecast

TIRANA, January 9 Based on the latest World Bank (WB) estimates, Albania’s growth in 2019 and 2020 is forecast to decline to 2.9 percent and 3.4 percent respectively. This means that the change from June 2019 projections is respective minus 0.8 and 0.3 points. The WB Global Economic Prospect, published on Wednesday, reads that in...

Where Can Albanians Travel Visa-Free in 2020?
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Where Can Albanians Travel Visa-Free in 2020?

TIRANA, January 8 As Henley and Partners point out a passport to some means freedom and other restriction. What about Albanian passport holders? Every citizen that holds an Albanian passport can travel to 114 world countries without a visa, a visa on arrival or an electronic travel authorization eTA according to the 2020 Henley and...

How to Gain Energy Independence with Solar Panels
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How to Gain Energy Independence with Solar Panels

TIRANA, January 7 Both residential and commercial consumers of electricity in Albania have the right to gain energy independence through the use of solar panels. According to the Albanian Power Distribution Operator (OSHEE), those consumers must install a bi-directional electricity meter. The device will measure the amount of electric energy consumed by the residence or...