GREVIO welcomes reforms in Albania, but urges authorities to address all forms of violence against women

24 November 2017 Strasbourg
In its first evaluation report on Albania, the Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)* commends legislative and other measures...

Training of gender officers from 30 municipalities

23 November 2017 Shkoder and Tirana
The Council of Europe and the European Union support the capacity of gender workers at the country's municipalities in relation to the key concepts related to sexual orientation and gender identity...

Protecting children from sexual risks online: Council of Europe experts offer quick tips to parents

17 November 2017 Strasbourg
Ahead of the European Day to Protect Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse, marked on the 18th of November, the Council of Europe has published a series of online video tutorials to...

Roma recognised as a National Minority in Albania

17 November 2017 Strasbourg
The Roma and Travellers Team of the Council of Europe has highlighted that Roma in Albania are officially recognised as a national minority according to law No.96/2017 on the “Protection of...

Clarifying the new roles of court presidents, chancellors, and legal advisors and legal assistants in Albania

15 NOvember 2017 Tirana
On 14 November, the Council of Europe launched a court coaching project for 10 pilot courts in  Tirana, Albania to support Court Presidents, Chancellors, legal advisors and legal assistants to...

Pilot desks of the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination opened in Shkodra, Gjirokastra and Korça

9 November 2017
Three pilot desks of the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination started to operate in Korça, Shkodra and Gjirokastra with the support of the Council of Europe and the European Union.  The...

Judges, prosecutors and legal professionals trained to apply European Convention on Human Rights standards at national level

9 November 2017 Tirana
Professional education and continuous training are indispensable skills which should develop alongside with legislation advancement. To this end, three training of trainers (ToTs) for judges,...

Consultation round table on Council of Europe's Expert Reports on the prison system

25 october 2017 tirana
On 24 October, in Tirana, representatives of the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Health and the General Directorate of Prisons discussed priority reforms of the penitentiary system....

Expert of the Commission on the Efficiency of the Justice System introduces draft report on the development of new judicial map in Albania

30 October 2017 Tirana
A Commission on the Efficiency of the Justice System (CEPEJ) expert, Ms Carmela Germinario, introduced the draft report on the development of a new judicial map in Albania during a seminar with...

Support for the evaluation of judges in context of justice reform

2 November 2017 Tirana
Prof. Anne Sanders, an  international expert of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ), performed a three-day mission in Albania on the new scheme for the evaluation of...

Post-election conference on 25 June parliamentary elections

2 November 2017 tirana
A joint Council of Europe/ Central Election Commission conference focusing on 25 June 2017 Parliamentary Elections in Albania, took place in Tirana with the view of  sharing the lessons learnt and...

National conference on freedom of expression and online regulation in Tirana

26 october 2017 tirana
The Council of Europe, in close cooperation with the Albanian Assembly, organised on 25 October, in Tirana, a national conference on Freedom of Expression Online. It summoned representatives from...

Albanian Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination is supported on advanced strategic planning and implementation

20 October 2017 Tirana
The Council of Europe supported the capacities of the Commissioner for Protection from Discrimination (the Commissioner) on strategic planning and effective implementation of the new strategic...

Support to the Albanian Prosecution and Judiciary in enhancing the effectiveness of prosecutions, convictions, confiscations

20 October 2017 Tirana
Representatives of the Ministry of Justice of Albania, the General Prosecution Office, and Prosecutors and Judges from various Judicial Districts discussed the effectiveness of the legal framework...

Asset tracing and identification for purposes of seizure and confiscation in a criminal case

11 October 2017 Tirana
Over 60 law enforcement officers were trained on asset tracing and identification for purposes of seizure and confiscation in a criminal case, on 10-11 October, in Tirana. Representatives from the...

Launching Event - Project on protection of human rights of prisoners

17/11/2016 Tirana
The Launching Event of the Action “Enhancing the protection of human rights of prisoners in Albania”, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of...

Launching and 1st Steering Board meeting of the EU/CoE project on “Fighting Bullying and Extremism in the Education System in Albania”

04/11/2016 Tirana
The Council of Europe and the European Union Delegation to Albania marked the official start of implementation of the Horizontal Facility Action against Bullying and Extremism in the education...
Support to Efficiency of Justice - SEJ

Press Release

16/07/2015 Tirana
On 16 July, the Steering Committee of the joint project of the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) "Support to Efficiency of Justice" (SEJ) took place in Tirana. The meeting...

Assessment mission “Improving the communication between the judiciary and media”

20/01/2015 Tirana
An assessment mission of two international experts in the framework of the European Union / Council of Europe joint project “Support to Efficiency of Justice – SEJ” took place in Albania on 19 – 20...
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