Reforms that would bring Albania further towards EU accession remain hampered by corruption and lack of political will. Prime minister Edi Rama, now into his third term and without a serious challenger, embodies the contradictions of the West Balkan country’s hybrid democratic system.
Investigative journalist at the Albanian Center for Quality Journalism, focusing on crime and corruption. Previously she worked for the Albanian fact-checking media organisation Faktoje.al and has trained youth and students about media literacy and practical fact-checking skills and tools for the Youth-RAP project of IREX. She covered the 2021 parliamentary elections and 2023 local elections for the OSCE as a media monitor.