Netherlands Embassy in Tirana Albania

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Blog by Ambassador Van de Weerd

Courage is what it takes

IDAHOT, the yearly Day Against Homophobia has transformed into a full Week of Diversity in Albania. Catering to all tastes, participants can do a bike ride, go to exhibitions, watch and discuss films, receive prizes or even go to a fundraising LGBT Gala. The avalanche of events requires some agenda planning, that's for sure.

Brilliant Entrepreneur Program

Supporting Women entrepreneurs

16 Women entrepreneurs from the Western Balkans visited the Netherlands from 6 till 11 March for a trade mission. They received tailor-made training in talent development, including knowledge building, matchmaking and networking activities.


Speech by Ambassador van de Weerd

Whistleblowing Draft Law

The Parliamentary Committee for Legal Issues, Public Administration and Human Rights organized a hearing today on the draft Law “On Whistleblowers’ Protection”. In this meeting, ambassador Dewi van de Weerd was invited to give an introduction in support to Minister of State Cuci's presentation of this innovative draft law.


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September 23, 2016 Everyone who is interested in a free digital copy (PDF) of the book 'The Metabolism of Albania: Activating the potential of the Albanian territory' can send an e-mail to

August 26, 2016 A team of Dutch experts prepared the final report of "The traveler and the olive grove", a project that, in close cooperation with the local community of Qeparo, worked on boosting the agro-tourism potentials in this area.