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Three Ways Europe can Promote Immigrant Participation

Three Ways Europe can Promote Immigrant Participation

By Arif Shala, Executive Director at the Institute for Economic Development Studies
Location Kosovo Kosovo

Immigrants add value to the country where they settle and EU countries have untapped potential among immigrants. Migration refers to change of residence, it is a more or less a permanent movement across space. People “emigrate” from one country and became “immigrants” in the new place of residence. With migration being a reality rather than a fiction, it is of paramount importance that EU Member States commit themselves to enable immigrants thrive. The need to […]

November 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Europe, European Union, Politics
Education is the Fundamental Driver for Kosovo

Education is the Fundamental Driver for Kosovo

By Arif Shala, Executive Director at the Institute for Economic Development Studies in Prishtine, Kosovo
Location Kosovo Kosovo

Two steps need to be taken immediately in Kosovo to ensure the improvement of the education system. How does a country pave its way towards economic growth and prosperity? Why is it that some countries simply never seem to be able to overcome their economic frictions? Education is the fundamental driver of national and global development. It is this realization that has triggered a focus in many countries towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, specifically […]

September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Europe, European Union, Kosovo
The Future of Balkans: Embracing Education

The Future of Balkans: Embracing Education

By Arif Shala, Executive Director at the Institute for Economic Development Studies in Prishtine, Kosovo
Location Kosovo Kosovo

Arif Shala, executive director at the Institute for Economic Development Studies in Prishtine, Kosovo, shares strategies to improve education in the Balkans. How does a country pave its way towards economic growth and prosperity? Why is it that some countries simply never seem to be able to overcome their economic frictions? When talking about failed attempts towards economic development one should examine the case of Balkan countries. The Balkans is a relatively small portion of […]

July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Europe, European Union
Good Governance as our Goal: Because it Matters

Good Governance as our Goal: Because it Matters

By Arif Shala, Executive Director at the Institute for Economic Development Studies in Prishtine, Kosovo
Location Kosovo Kosovo

Good governance is important for every country, however when the issue of developing countries emerges it becomes the most important factor. People, tend to be rather predictable. Every behavior is triggered by an underlying motive, voting is no different. Citizens vote because they expect to gain effective governance as that is the key to their prosperity. The last elections in Kosovo raise two important matters. First is the matter of the majority which does not […]

June 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Economics, Kosovo