Suicide prevention session for 70 multidisciplinary staff in Albania

18 July 2018 Albania

With the aim to improve prison staff’s knowledge and practices on mental health care, a four-day training session on suicide prevention took place on 16-19 July in Lezhë and Korçë. The training was based on Council of Europe and European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or...

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Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body acknowledges progress in Albania, but calls for further action

headline 12 July 2018 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) acknowledges the progress made by Albania in implementing its recommendations to prevent corruption in respect of parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors, but it also calls for a number of...

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Results of the SEJ II Second Steering Committee meeting

12 July 2018 Tirana

The Second Steering Committee meeting of the SEJ II Action took place on 11 July 2018 in Tirana. It was co-chaired by representatives from the European Union Delegation to Albania and the Council of Europe. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the SEJ II Action in its new phase with the...

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Strengthening the use of IT in the justice system in Albania

6 July 2018 Tirana

On 3-6 July 2018, in Tirana, CEPEJ experts met with the Ministry of Justice, the General Prosecutor Office, the School of Magistrates as well as key partners from Euralius and USAID to present tailor-made CEPEJ experts’ documents for Albania with concrete suggestions for the preparation of an IT...

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Final Steering Committee Meeting of the Prisons Action in Albania

28 June 2018 Tirana

Assistance to the Albanian prison administration to improve the application of professional and integrity criteria on staff recruitment and training, prisoners regime based on risk assesment and on implementation of Council of Europe health care standards and paving the way for improved care for...

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Albanian journalists sound the alarm on copyright issues at a roundtable discussion entitled "Copyright, not the right to copy"

27 June 2018 Tirana

The Albanian Media Council organized a roundtable on "Copyright, not the right to copy" in Tirana on 25 June 2018 focusing on media copyright issues, especially online. The activity aimed at fostering discussions over the challenges faced by Albanian journalists regarding copyright and...

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Presentation of the tailor-made methodology for the judicial map review for Albania

22 June 2018 Tirana

On 20-21 June 2018, Carmela Germinario, CEPEJ expert, presented the final work on the proposed methodology for Albania developed according to the CEPEJ indicators to support the planned judicial map review, which will be launched by the future High Judicial Council, and is currently being...

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Presentation of the results of the satisfaction surveys in 2 courts in Albania

15 June 2018 Albania

On 13-14 June 2018, the CEPEJ expert, Mr Marko Aavik, met individually with the Presidents of the Shkoder Court of 1st Instance and the Tirana Appeal Administrative Court to present the CEPEJ report analysing the results of the satisfaction surveys carried out in each of these courts with the...

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First steering committee meeting of ROMACTED programme in Tirana

13 June 2018 Tirana

The First Steering Committee meeting of the Joint Programme between the European Union (DG NEAR) and the Council of Europe ROMACTED “Promoting good governance and Roma empowerment at local level”, took place in Tirana on 12 June 2018. Representatives of the Directorate-General Neighbourhood and...

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For an ethical journalism in Albania—Albanian Media Council discusses self-regulation mechanisms

7 June 2018 Tirana

On 7 June, the Albanian Media Council launched its recently founded Complains’ Board in a gathering of journalists, media organizations, legislators, media regulatory agencies, commissioners, and international partners active in media development in Albania. Deputy Speaker Vasilika Hysi, Head of...

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