Ballsh Refinery Workers to Gov’t: Pay Us!

Ballsh Refinery Workers to Gov’t: Pay Us!

The refinery workers of oil company Armo have once again turned to the government with an appeal for help regarding their difficult working conditions and absence of salary payments. Through an open letter, around 800 of the workers from the refinery in Ballsh state that since the privatization of the company and the restart in 2016, the […]

Albania Makes Barely Any Progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Albania Makes Barely Any Progress on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Albania has made practically no progress on 90% of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Bertelsmann Stiftung has surveyed the 193 UN member states that in 2015 signed an agreement to meet a number of sustainable development goals by 2030. Among the goals is eradicating poverty, zero hunger, quality education, good health and well-being, and gender equality. Compared to […]

AKIP to Rama: Don’t Pass Waste Management Law

AKIP to Rama: Don’t Pass Waste Management Law

Immediately after the publication of the parliamentary agenda for the next three weeks, which includes a discussion of the controversial waste management law, the Allianca against the Import of Waste (AKIP) has asked Prime Minister Edi Rama to “co-govern” with the 90% of Albanians who are against this law. Since 2013, AKIP has opposed legal […]

Rama’s Waste Management Law Is Back from the Dead

Rama’s Waste Management Law Is Back from the Dead

As Exit already predicted before the elections, the parliamentary agenda for the coming month includes the discussion of the decree of former President Nishani to send back the waste management law to Parliament. The changed waste management law was improved in Parliament on September 22, 2016 by votes of the PS and LSI, after which then […]

Police Violent against Protestors in Shkoza

Police Violent against Protestors in Shkoza

Yesterday evening dozens of inhabitants from the village Shkoza protested against the destruction of their homes by blocking the main road, which connects the private residence of Prime Minister Edi Rama with the center of Tirana. According to the project of the Albanian Road Authority (ARrSh) and the Ministry of Transport, 153 families will lose […]

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