“Monitoring the Right to Free Assemblies – Report Albania 2017-2018”, prepared for the second consecutive year by Partners Albania, presents an analysis of the legal framework, monitoring of its implementation in practice, and data from consultations with civil society organizations, media and experts in the field of the right and freedom to peaceful assembly. According to the report, in general, the legal framework in Albania is broadly in line with international standards, and enables this right in practice. Yet, the legal framework on free assembly needs improvement which would clear the need for “notification” versus “request”/“permission”. The law needs to address the right for spontaneous and counter – assemblies, which are part of the international standards, but missing in the current legislation. Read more here.
Source: Partners Albania for Change and Development