Albanian Institute for International Studies
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History and profile
AIIS was launched by Albanian academics and analysts in 1997 and registered in 2002. Its research and projects focuses on three main areas: European integration, democratization process, and Balkan developments. Tirana Times is the official media partner of AIIS. In addition, AIIS publishes several studies and organizes events in accordance with its study focus. Its analyses have been employed by Albanian policy-makers and international partners in the fields of security studies, democracy, Euro-Atlantic integration and regional cooperation.
AIIS is governed by a board of directors and its chairman is Besnik Mustafaj, a writer and politician. Aldo Bumçi, another politician, is among the board members. The staff of AIIS include Albanian and international scholars.
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