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LEAD Albania 2016: Study visit to EU Institutions and leadership development training, Brussels, July 11 – 15, 2016

LEAD Albania Fellows 2016 participated in a study visit on July 11th and 12th that was organized within the framework of education component, where Fellows met with officials from European Union Institutions. The agenda included meetings with officials from the European Parliament: DG for External Policies of the Union and Members of the European Parliament, Ms. Elly Schlein, first Vice-Chair of the EP Delegation to the EU-Albania SAPC and Mr. Knut Fleckenstein, standing rapporteur for Albania. The agenda also included several Directorates-General of European Commission: DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, DG Justice and Consumers, DG Trade and DG Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations. The meetings aimed at increasing Fellow’s knowledge about the EU and the European integration process of Albania. Fellows had the chance to exchange their views and ideas with representatives of the EU institutions and address several questions and topics for discussion. The visit was followed by a tailor-made training on leadership development on July 13th to 15th 2016 in Brussels. The training was designed and delivered by the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), a worldwide known and highly specialized provider in leadership development programs. The training focused on developing fellows’ knowledge and skills for leadership and concluded the full training package, composed of Module 1 and coaching session that were organized in Tirana, on April 25th to 27th and May 31st to June 1st.