Western Balkans in the Territorial Agenda post-2020 is an opportunity not to be missed

Western Balkans in the Territorial Agenda post-2020 is an opportunity not to be missed

At European level, the revision of the Territorial Agenda is currently discussed stressing the need for a stronger territorial dimension in policy making and the empowerment of local and regional players to engage in cooperation and visioning processes. At the same time, in the Western Balkans, there is a bottom-up discussion about the need to strengthen territorial governance and empower civil society players at local and regional level, to improve

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Green Lungs for our cities

Green Lungs for our cities

“Green Lungs for our cities – alternative and bottom-up monitoring platform for air quality, noise pollution and urban greenery for policy influencing at local level” is aimed at developing and piloting an alternative platform for monitoring and advocating policy-influencing on Cities Green Lungs – air quality, noise pollution, and urban greenery at local level. The EC funded 3 year project, which is piloted in the cities of Tirana, Durrës, Elbasan

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ENV.net factoring the environmental portfolio for WB and Turkey in the EU Policy Agenda

ENV.net factoring the environmental portfolio for WB and Turkey in the EU Policy Agenda

The “ENV.net factoring the environmental portfolio for WB and Turkey in the EU Policy Agenda” is a regional project, bringing together seven partner organisations from the Western Balkan and Turkey and two EU member-state based partners, namely: 1. Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development (Albania) – lead partner 2. Environmental Ambassadors for Sustainable Development (Serbia) – partner 3. Green Home (Montenegro) – partner 4. 4x4x4 Balkan Bridges (FYR of Macedonia) –

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Professional Fellows Program

Professional Fellows Program

Co-PLAN coordinates the Proffesional Fellows Program for Albania, financed by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and is organized by the WSOS Community Action Commission, Inc. – Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development (GLC). This program is a two-way exchange involving 38 professionals from five selected European countries (Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia) and 19 mentors from the United States who will

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Contact

Co-PLAN welcomes any questions, comments or requests for information to the following address: Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development Rr. Bylis 12, Autostrada Tiranė-Durrės, Km 5, Kashar Kodi Postar 1051, Kutia Postare 2995, Tirana, Albania. Tel: +355 4 240 74 23/4 Fax:+355 4 240 74 25 Mob:+355 (0)697371540 E-mail: co-plan@co-plan.org

Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania

Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania

Read the full periodical here: Territorial Governance in Albania 2018 Annual Review for Territorial Governance in Albania is a periodical publication with select policy briefs on matters related to territorial governance, sketching the present situation, the Europeanisation process, the policy, and the research and development agenda for the near future. The publication will be in both languages, English and Albanian, and it will target policy-makers and policy-influencing actors. Table of

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The Urban Dimension of the EU Cohesion Policy and Beyond

The Urban Dimension of the EU Cohesion Policy and Beyond

Read full article here: The Urban Dimension of the EU Cohesion Policy and Beyond Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 167-177 Iván Tosics Summary The EU Cohesion Policy is without a doubt one of the most valuable and innovative of the European Union policies. This article briefly describes Cohesion Policy from the perspective of the European Commission/DG REGIO. This description is followed by a critical analysis

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European Spatial Integration: The Western Balkans Discontinuity

European Spatial Integration: The Western Balkans Discontinuity

Read full article here: European Spatial Integration: The Western Balkans Discontinuity Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 156-166 Giancarlo Cotella Summary The EU spatial agenda has progressively gained momentum since the end of the 1980s. A number of spatial strategies and visions have been produced, reflecting upon ongoing development trajectories and, more pragmatically, providing ground upon which to establish redistribution choices. This process has had to

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Territorial Governance Challenges of the Western Balkans in Europe

Territorial Governance Challenges of the Western Balkans in Europe

Read full article here: Territorial Governance Challenges of the Western Balkans in Europe Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 143-155 Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development Summary The Western Balkan Network on Territorial Governance (TG-WeB) was initiated in Tirana in May 2018. Organizations from the six Western Balkan countries, supported by associates from European Union (EU) countries, joined hands to promote the concept of territorial governance and

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