IPS, in cooperation with the UNDP Albania, organised a journalists’ seminar on June 18-19 as part of the IPS-UNDP Albania project. The seminar was attended by nine Albanian and three IPS journalists from the region: Claudia Ciobanu (Bucharest), Zoltan Dujisin (Budapest) and Vesna Peric Zimonjic (Belgrade). The three spent several days gathering information about Albania and writing reports for the project.
Mario Lubetkin, IPS Director General, and Philip Peirce, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, inaugurated the seminar organised by Ramesh Jaura, Director of IPS Europe, with indispensable support by UNDP Albania’s Nora Kushti (Advocacy and Partnership Unit) and her colleague Sonila Konda. IPS journalist Baher Kamal, IPS Regional Editor Sanjay Suri and Ramesh Jaura served as resource persons.
The reports on Albania are available here
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