Performance of Western Balkan Economies Regarding the European Pillar of Social Rights: 2021 review on Albania
Before the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, Albania has recorded some improvement in the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights, but its performance was overall relatively weak. The pandemic has massively affected Albania, and in particular the health and social sector. Hence, Albania is
facing the challenges of overcoming pre-existing and new challenges, with most of the social pillar indicators being worse-off than in the pre-crisis period.