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#Mediterranean countries advance on  fighting illegal fishing in world’s most overfished sea

#Mediterranean countries advance on  fighting illegal fishing in world’s most overfished sea

| July 24, 2019

Oceana praises the progress made by Mediterranean countries during a fisheries compliance meeting of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), held last week in Tirana, Albania. At the conclusion of the regional gathering between 24 contracting parties, delegates agreed to adopt a stricter sanctioning process for non-compliant Mediterranean countries, and to improve transparency and […]

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Fears of fresh violence ahead of MEP delegation visit to #Albania

Fears of fresh violence ahead of MEP delegation visit to #Albania

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

The European Union’s top diplomat has called on the Democratic Party-led opposition in Albania to end its ongoing parliamentary boycott and re-engage in the legislative process, writes Martin Banks. The demand, by Federica Mogherini (pictured), the EU’s High Representative/vice president, comes amid rising tensions in Albania and on the eve of a high level  EU […]

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#Albania: Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform progress in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina

#Albania: Foreign affairs MEPs assess reform progress in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina

“The key political and administrative reforms needed in Albania are progressing, but have yet to reach a stage at which EU accession negotiations could start”, said Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs on Tuesday 22 March. Bosnia and Herzegovina’s recent EU membership application was welcomed by MEPs, in a separate resolution, also voted on Tuesday 22 March. […]

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Fundamental rights conference: ‘Things are improving’

Fundamental rights conference: ‘Things are improving’

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tirana in Albania is hosting a conference on fundamental rights, non-discrimination and the protection of vulnerable groups, including LGBTI, on 21 November, organized by the Parliament, the European Commission and the Italian Presidency. European Parliament Vice President Ulrike Lunacek (pictured), who wrote a report on homophobia and discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender […]

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