On Thursday the 30th of January, Dr. Ioannis Armakolas, Assistant Professor at the University of Macedonia and Head of the South – East Europe Programme at the ELIAMEP took part at the Tirana Economic Forum. Edi Rama, the Prime Minister of Albania delivered the opening remarks of the Forum. Dr. Armakolas participated at the panel about the definition of the role of Albania in the shifting region of the Western Balkans.