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The Europe Desk is a production of the BMW Center for German and European Studies and is copyright of Georgetown University. 

Feb 6, 2024

We sat down with Valerie Dowling,  Director of Women’s Democracy Network (WDN) and Private Sector Engagement at International Republican Institute (IRI), a nonpartisan, nongovernmental sister organization of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). In this episode, we discuss the current landscape of women’s political representation in Albania and why prioritizing women’s political empowerment is essential to democracy building in the country. 

The Europe Desk is a podcast from the BMW Center for German and European Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. It brings together leading experts working on the most pertinent issues facing Europe and transatlantic relations today.


Music: Sam Kyzviat and Breakmaster Cylinder

Design: Sarah Diebboll

Leadership: Hailey Ordal, Josephine Sylvestre 

Production: Alexandra Long and Nina Avramovski

Communication: Sophie al Mutawaly