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Court Leadership Conference in Tirana
April 20, 2012

TIRANA, APRIL 20, 2012     Today, chief judges of all of Albania’s district and appellate level courts gathered to participate in discussions of USAID and other donor initiatives to improve court operations in Albania.  U.S. Ambassador in Albania, Alexander A. Arvizu, Minister of Justice, Eduard Halimi, HCJ Chief Inspector, Valbona Vata, Head of the EU Delegation to Albania, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, and Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania, Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth, delivered the keynote speeches at the conference opening.

U.S. Ambassador Alexander Arvizu and the Albanian Minister of Justice Eduard Halimi unveil the dedication plaque
March 30, 2012

LEZHA, MARCH 30, 2012       The U.S. Ambassador in Albania, Alexander A. Arvizu, and the Minister of Justice, Eduard Halimi, inaugurated today the first installation of the court digital audio recording system at the Lezha District Court. Implemented with funding from USAID as part of the Albanian Justice Sector Strengthening Project (JuST), and in close partnership with the Albanian government and the judiciary, this marks the beginning of the implementation of a major technological advance in Albanian courts that helps enhance their efficiency and transparency.

Winners of 1st Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition in Albania
March 15, 2012

TIRANA, MARCH 15, 2012  With the support from the USAD’s Competitive Enterprise Development project (Rritje Albania) and Microsoft Albania,  Albania held its first Microsoft Imagine Cup Competition to support technology and innovation to advance economic and social developments in Albania.  USAID/Albania’s Mission Director, Joseph Williams, and Albania’s Prime Minister, Sali Berisha, delivered opening remarks at the competition.

USAID Mission Director, Joseph Williams, delivering remarks at the event.
February 9, 2012

TIRANA, FEBRUARY 9, 2012 Today, USAID held an event to mark the launch of a new four year, $3.4 million program, that will provide support to the Bank of Albania and Albania’s Financial Supervisory Authority.  Assistance will support the institution’s supervision of Albania’s banking and insurance sectors which is important for economic stability and growth.  USAID/Albania Mission Director, Joseph Williams, FSVC President and CEO, J. Andrew Spindler, and the Governor of the Bank of Albania, Ardian Fullani delivered remarks at the event.


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