In an article for the newspaper TA NEA, Bledar Feta explains how the pandemic has turned into a multi-layered ordeal for our wider neighborhood, revealing the weaknesses of institutions and political leaders in the region. The risk, as Feta points out in his article, of the Balkans being irreparably affected by the current crisis is greater than in other parts of Europe. Balkan countries continue to struggle with volatile economies, limited public health services, and weak democratic institutions, thus making them more vulnerable to various forms of crisis.

You may find the article in Greek here.