Minority Rights Group International, State of the World's Minorities 2006 - Albania, 22 December 2005, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/48abdd852.html [accessed 1 October 2016]
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Albania has made efforts in the protection of national minorities, including in the field of education and the provision of schools and classes for the Greek and Macedonian national minorities. However, the sizable minority of Egyptians has not received the same attention, and recognition remains a problem. There are plans to implement a national strategy for Roma, which is greatly needed as the Roma community is faced with immense problems in terms of discrimination and prejudice in a number of societal settings. The socio-economic gap between Roma and the rest of the population is considerable.