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Four Decisions on Tuition Fee Cuts and Financial Support Adopted

Four Decisions on Tuition Fee Cuts and Financial Support Adopted

TIRANA, December 26 Four decisions related to the demands raised by the Albanian students during their protests were adopted on Wednesday by the Council of Ministers. Following a special meeting of the government, the decisions were unveiled in a press statement by Prime Minister Edi...

KESH Adopts Climate Risk Management Plan

KESH Adopts Climate Risk Management Plan

TIRANA, December 20 The Albanian Power Corporation (KESH) a state-owned hydropower operator adopted a climate risk management plan of Thursday. The decision Okayed by the Supervisory Council of KESH makes it the first hydropower operators in Europe to address the risks of climate change and...

Students’ Protest Enters 10th Day

Students’ Protest Enters 10th Day

TIRANA, December 14 The nationwide protest called by students entered its tenth day on Friday. Despite the fact that temperatures that have fallen below freezing during Thursday night, a group of students spent the night in the main boulevard outside the Prime Minister’s Office. As...

Albania to Chair the OSCE in 2020

Albania to Chair the OSCE in 2020

TIRANA, December 6 Albania is to chair the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in 2020. From January 1st, 2019, Albania will become part of the OSCE Chairmanship Troika together with Slovakia as the incoming chair and Italy, the outgoing chair country. “The...

Legalization of Albanian Documents for Use in Italy Becomes Easier

Legalization of Albanian Documents for Use in Italy Becomes Easier

Tirana, December 5 Starting January 1st, all the Albanian citizens living in Italy that will need to authenticate legal documents will do it at a reduced time and cost. The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) announced on Wednesday that in cooperation with the...

Hundreds of Students Boycott Classes and Join Protest

Hundreds of Students Boycott Classes and Join Protest

TIRANA, December 5 Students of the University of Tirana, the Polytechnic University, and from the University of Elbasan joined the protest started by the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture, and Urbanism against the decision on ceiling tuition fees adopted by the Albanian Council of Ministers...

Albania – Croatia Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Albania – Croatia Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

Tirana, December 5 Albania and Croatia signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to give new impetus to the friendly relationship between the two countries and to further strengthen corporation and promote trade. The agreement was signed on Tuesday in Zagreb between Albanian PM Edi Rama and...

KESH Submits Request for Vau i Dejes Floating Solar Power Plant

KESH Submits Request for Vau i Dejes Floating Solar Power Plant

TIRANA, December 4 In spring 2018 the Albanian Power Corporation (KESH) unveiled an innovative project on renewable energy production. The novelty of the project consisted of the exploitation of one single power plant facility for generating power from two renewable sources, hydropower and solar power....