Europe Day, Albania

10 May, 2018


Europe Day in Tirana was celebrated by the inauguration of the "Park of Europe" in the centre of the city. The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, accompanied by the Director General for Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission, Christan Danielsson, the EU Ambassador, Romana Vlahutin, Ambassadors and representatives of EU member states in Albania planted symbolic trees next to the National Hero monument in Skanderbeg Square, thereby bringing a piece of Europe to the heart of Tirana.

Mayor Veliaj explained that the new park represents the European ambition of the citizens of Albania. Christian Danielsson stated that, whilst the opening of negotiations had been recommended, much remains to be done

CNVP Albania participated in the event that was organized by the Municipality of Tirana and the EU Delegation.

CNVP Albania is implementing Forest for Local Economic Development, a project financed by the Swedish Embassy, and is committed to supporting Albania’s EU accession ambitions.