In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the Council of the EU gave a green light for opening the negotiations with Albania. How is the negotiation process going now, given the current conditions? Can the new methodology lead to a better accession process? What is the current political climate in this country? In this episode, we talked to Gjergji Vurmo, programme director of Institute for Democracy and Mediation – IDM, Tirana-based think tank.