The European Union Delegation and Member States Embassies in Tirana call on all sides to show immediate restraint. The right of the citizens to express themselves through peaceful protest is a core value of a modern European democracy. However, damaging public property and resorting to violence are not acceptable. We urge all sides to do their utmost to avoid further violence and disruption.
In June 2018, the Council of the European Union agreed to set out the path towards the opening of accession negotiations for Albania in June 2019. Member States stressed the critical need to deliver further tangible results in the fight against organised crime, and in particular against the cultivation and trafficking of cannabis.
Joint statement by EU High Representative Federica Mogherini and UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict Virginia Gamba on the occasion of the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political partnership between 28 European countries. It plays an important role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid and working with global organisations. Abroad, the EU is represented through more than 140 diplomatic representations, known also as EU Delegations, which have a similar function to those of an embassy.
The mission and tasks of the EU Delegation to Albania are the following: