RSSAlbania

EU and international donors pledge €1.15 billion for reconstruction after earthquake in #Albania

EU and international donors pledge €1.15 billion for reconstruction after earthquake in #Albania

| February 18, 2020

Around 100 delegations from the European Union, its member states and partners, including international organisations and civil society gathered in Brussels today at the International Donors’ Conference to mobilise support for Albania after the devastating earthquake of 26 November 2019. President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, hosting the event, said: “Today the […]

Continue Reading

EU hosts International Donors’ Conference for #Albania

EU hosts International Donors’ Conference for #Albania

| February 17, 2020

The European Union is hosting the International Donors’ Conference today (17 February) in Brussels to support the reconstruction efforts in Albania after the earthquake that struck the country on 26 November 2019. Hosted by the Commission, the Conference will gather the EU and its Member States, the Western Balkan partners, representatives from other countries, as […]

Continue Reading

Commissioner #Várhelyi travels to #NorthMacedonia and #Albania for his first mission to #WesternBalkans

Commissioner #Várhelyi travels to #NorthMacedonia and #Albania for his first mission to #WesternBalkans

| January 16, 2020

Neighbourhood and Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi is in North Macedonia and to Albania from 15-16 January to stress the Commission’s commitment to the EU accession perspective of the two countries. Ahead of the visit, Commissioner Várhelyi said: “By travelling on my first visit as a Commissioner to the Western Balkans, to North Macedonia and Albania, I want […]

Continue Reading

EU to host international donors’ conference for #Albania to help with reconstruction after #Earthquake

EU to host international donors’ conference for #Albania to help with reconstruction after #Earthquake

| January 13, 2020

The European Union will organize an international donors’ conference on 17 February in Brussels to support the reconstruction efforts in Albania after the earthquake that struck the country at the end of November, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has announced. “The European Union stands by its Western Balkan partners. I’m happy to announce […]

Continue Reading

#Albania – EU mobilizes additional emergency support following deadly #Earthquakes

#Albania – EU mobilizes additional emergency support following deadly #Earthquakes

| December 2, 2019

The European Union is mobilizing additional emergency support amid the strongest earthquake in decades and numerous aftershocks in Albania. The EU Civil protection Mechanism was activated at the request of the Albanian authorities on 26 November. In addition to three search and rescue teams of more than 200 staff already deployed to Albania, the European […]

Continue Reading

#Albania – EU mobilizes emergency support following #Earthquakes

#Albania – EU mobilizes emergency support following #Earthquakes

| November 27, 2019

Following the 6.3 magnitude earthquake and three aftershocks that hit Albania on 25 November, the EU Civil protection Mechanism was activated at the request of the Albanian authorities. The European Union has already helped mobilize three search and rescue teams, which will deploy to Albania to assist the Albanian authorities with their search and rescue […]

Continue Reading

Failure to open accession talks with #Albania and #North #Macedonia ‘is a mistake’

Failure to open accession talks with #Albania and #North #Macedonia ‘is a mistake’

| October 24, 2019

In a resolution adopted today (24 October), the European Parliament stresses that both countries meet the requirements to start negotiations. Parliament expresses deep disappointment over the failure to agree on opening EU accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia at the EU summit on 17-18 October. MEPs regret the move by France, Denmark and the […]

Continue Reading