kampjonati debatitThe Public Debate Championship on High Education Reform was organized by the Foundation for Economic Freedom. This championship has been divided into several phases, where students from Public and Private Universities have argued among themselves defending among their arguments their views on issues of the Higher Education Reform.

The Foundation for Economic Freedom aims to turn this activity into an annual tradition by expanding into all public and private universities in the country to encourage students in public debate in order to prepare to lobby their interests.

Pashko1European Institute Pashko has been present in the Tirana International Fair (Klik Expo Group) in Tirana, that took place from Thursday, 23. November to Sunday, 26. November 2017. The Klik Expo Group gathered together stands of companies from different public , private and educational sectors. During the first day of the Fair the Edufootprint project was presented by the Project Manager. Project activities, results and objectives were presented with the focus on energy management in public school buildings, as a driver for economic and sustainable growth and regional development, with an innovative Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) approach, considering not just direct energy impacts of buildings (consumption),


Five Balkan countries, will work on a platform aimed at boosting the competitiveness and innovation of business entities. InnoTools will enable companies to implement their new business ideas.

Representatives of six organizations from Cyprus, Greece, Bulgaria, Albania and FYR of Macedonia promoted the so-called "InnoPlatform", a two-year project supported by the Interreg BalkanMed Program of the European Union, designed as a way to support the opportunities, capacities and knowledge of small and medium-sized enterprises in the region.

anti corupsioniThe European Institute Pashko in cooperation with the Institute for Democracy and Mediation organized a roundtable on anti-corruption mechanisms in the public administration in Albania, where they presented two Policy Papers focusing on Public Procurement and Internal Audit. These policy documents were presented also in the European Commission and the European Parliament in Brussels.

The event was organized under the TRAIN 2017 program (Think Tank Providing Research and Advocacy Interaction and Networking) supported by the German Pact for South East Europe and the German Foreign Relations Council (GDAP). The TRAIN program unites every year researchers and Think Tanks from Western Balkan countries under a predetermined research topic. For 2017, policy documents for the Balkan countries were produced in the framework of the fight against corruption.


The round table was attended by students from the European University of Tirana, representatives from the German Embassy in Tirana and the Delegation of the European Union to Albania and relevant field experts. The activity was moderated by the President of the European Institute Pashko, Prof. Assoc. Selami Xhepa.

Policy Papers proposed recommendations for improving public procurement decision making and internal auditing in public administration institutions, by highlighting the role of mechanisms for systematic capture and punishment of corrupt practices, the system and the institutional balance between institutions and the reduction of pressure of political control over public decision-making. In-depth discussions were held between participants and experts in the field, producing further reflections.


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broshura kapeDo you know that Tirana Municipality has create the public-private partnership “Eco Tirana” focused on the cleaning of Tirana city?
The purpose of this company is to increase the quality of the cleaning service through differentiated collection of waste according to the best international standards.
How well does this company realize its purpose?

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