Security Challenges in the Balkans
Hon. Mimi Kodheli, Chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Albania
Moderator: Lois Romano, Co-Chair, WFPG Board of Directors
December 12, 2017 | Washington, DC

Washington, DC—On December 12, the WFPG hosted a conversation on the security challenges facing the Balkans with Hon. Mimi Kodheli who is the former defense minister of Albania and the current chairwoman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of Albania. The discussion was hosted at the Embassy of Albania by Ambassador Floreta Faber and moderated by WFPG Co-Chair Lois Romano, a strategic advisor to the Institute of Politics at Harvard University and a career journalist.

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Ambassador Floreta Faber introduces Mimi Kodheli


Hon. Mimi Kodheli delivers her remarks

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WFPG Executive Director Kim Kahnhauser Freeman
and Ambassador Floreta Faber


Ambassador Marcie Ries, Lois Romano, Mimi Kodheli,
Ambassador Faber, Ambassador Çitaku of Kosovo,
and Ambassador Phillip-Browne of St. Kitts & Nevis

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WFPG Board Member Stephenie Foster


WFPG Board Member Gail Leftwich Kitch


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Mamica Toska and Eni Juca of the
Embassy of Albania with Mimi Kodheli


Ambassador Marcie Ries and Ambassador Vlora Çitaku