Browsing All posts tagged under »Albania«

Around the Balkans in Forty Days by Alexandre Cartographik

February 2, 2013

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This interesting travelblog posted this map and video of trip AROUND the Balkans in 40 days. I note AROUND as it seems to miss the heart of the Balkans and a few significant localities (Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia). Nonetheless, I would love to make this trek. Maybe during the upcoming federal government furlough? Advertisements

So similar, so different, so European

March 3, 2012

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Under the campaign slogan ‘So similar, so different, so European’, a new video clip produced by the European Commission encourages the viewer to challenge their perception of the countries of Southeast Europe that are hoping to join the EU. The video forms part of a wider campaign that aims at raising awareness and showing another side of […]

Case Study: U.S. European Command

January 18, 2012

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Continuing our study of the intersection of interdependence and stability, we applied Model 2 (Swiss Economic Institute Index of Globalization/Worldwide Governance Indicators) to the U.S. European Command’s area of responsibility (see chart). There are six countries that reside in the “Unintegrated-Unstable” quadrant (Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kosovo, and Uzbekistan). Eight countries reside in the “Interdependent-Unstable” quadrant (Bosnia […]

Albanian-American Enterprise Fund Returns $15 Million to U.S. Treasury | U.S. Department of State Blog

April 14, 2011

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January 19, 2011, the Albanian-American Enterprise Fund (AAEF), recipient of a U.S. government grant, returned $15 million to the U.S. Treasury. This payback represented the successful completion of a program established by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in 1995 to promote the growth of the private sector in Albania and assist the country’s […]