Amb. Amel Kovaçeviç on Future Studies and the Balkans at the Frashëri Book Clubs

In a recent gathering at the Frashëri Book Clubs, Amb. Amel Kovaçeviç, CEO of the United Bank of Albania, led a significant discussion on the role of future studies in forecasting and shaping the Balkan region’s socio-economic and political future. The session, attended by students and young intellectuals, focused on how strategic foresight and predictive analysis could serve as essential tools in understanding and directing the region’s development.

Key Highlights:

  • Emphasis on Future Studies: Amb. Kovaçeviç introduced the concept of future studies as a critical methodology for anticipating and navigating the complexities of the Balkans’ future. He discussed the potential of this interdisciplinary field in offering actionable insights and strategic directions for the region.
  • Analysis of Trends and Scenarios: Through his presentation, Amb. Kovaçeviç underscored the importance of analyzing current trends to project future scenarios. This approach aims to facilitate proactive planning and foster regional cooperation, aiming for a unified vision of prosperity and stability.
  • Engagement with the Audience: The attendees, comprising students and young intellectuals, engaged in a vibrant exchange with Amb. Kovaçeviç. The discussion illuminated various innovative strategies to address foreseeable challenges and seize opportunities within the Balkan countries.
  • Insights from a Distinguished Career: With Amb. Kovaçeviç’s extensive background in finance, banking, and diplomacy, the session benefited from real-world insights into the application of future studies in crafting a sustainable framework for the region’s success.

Outcome and Impact:

The conversation at the Frashëri Book Clubs underscored the importance of embracing future studies in the academic and intellectual discourse concerning the Balkans. It highlighted the necessity of collective effort and strategic thinking in achieving a harmonious and prosperous future for the region. The session was a clear demonstration of the value of engaging with experienced professionals to enrich the dialogue on the Balkans’ developmental pathways.

This event reaffirmed the significance of future studies in shaping the Balkans’ trajectory, emphasizing a shared responsibility among the region’s youth and intellectuals to actively participate in crafting their future.

Sami Frasheri Institute
Rruga Pjeter Budi,
Qyteti Studenti, Tiranë