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The “Earth” without art is just “Eh”!

Supported by “Rokaj & Partners, Advocates & Legal Consultants” Law Firm, the painter Ardit Boriçi opened his solo exhibition titled “Pending”. Presented in grand dimensions, composed in oil and acrylic on canvas, the artist’s collection was showed at the grounds of FAB Gallery in Tirana from March the 17th until March the 23d 2016....

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EU assists Albania to enforce Industrial Property Rights and to promote economic growth


The €1,000,000 project to strengthen Industrial and Intellectual Property rights (IPR) in Albania came to an end today. Since May 2011, the European Patent Office has supported the General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks (GDPT) to better implement existing laws and has raised awareness of the importance of IPR to businesses and consumers alike. Respecting the work of others, be it a book, a CD, software, or a brand name, is key to fair competition, creativity and innovation....

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Halimi: Who raises a hand on women will be sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

New criminal package comes into effect, Halimi: Who raises a hand on women will be sentenced to 20 years imprisonment. Today, it comes into effect the new criminal package, which according to Minister of Justice, Eduard Halimi ' is the toughest of the last 20 years'. During a press conference, Minister Halimi highlighted that this package constitutes an added guarantee to the lives of citizens and public safety....

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New Law on International Private Law – Albania


The international law operates on the basis of coordination with elements of compromise in the relations between states. In these relations equality prevails between states based on their sovereignty. This spirit is entirely followed by the law “On International Law” nr.10428 date 02.06.2011. The law is conceived as an act which reflects the rules adopted by the EU legislation and fulfills the obligations of Albania that arise from the membership in the Hague Conference on International Law. This law defines rules for the law that applies in civil legal relations, which have foreign elements, jurisdiction and procedural rules of Albanian...

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Albania parties pass laws to work on EU candidate status

Albanian parties join forces to pass EU-related laws. Parties hope EU will consider candidate status this year. May 30 (Reuters) - Albania's government and opposition parties joined forces on Thursday to pass three laws the European Union recommended to help it on its long path towards candidate status. In addition to the laws, the European Union expects Albania to hold a fair and free election next month and make progress in the fight against crime and corruption before it considers granting Tirana candidate status after rejecting it three times....

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Albanian Parliament ratifies Host Government Agreement between Albania and TAP

The HGA defines the terms of engagement for the Southern Gas Corridor pipeline’s future delivery. Upon decreeing by the President of the Republic of Albania, the HGA will become a fully binding law. The HGA sets out the regulations by which the project will be realised and operated on Albanian territory. This includes processes on land easement and acquisition, the implementation of technical, safety, environmental and social standards and permitting regulations....

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