Etleva është nëna e 3 fëmijëve, prej 3 vitesh ajo jeton në një banesë me qira në Yzberisht, punon si sanitare dhe kujdeset e vetme për fëmijët. Jeta e saj ka kaluar midis vuajtjeve dhe varfërisë, për të mbajtur 3 fëmijët ajo mbledh mbetje të riciklueshme pasi rroga që merr si sanitare, paguan qiranë, ujin dhe energjinë elektrike. “Kam 3 vite që jetoj me qira, punoj si sanitare dhe marr
Një rrugicë gjysëm e asfaltuar ndan shkollën 9-vjeçare ‘Mihal Grameno’ me pjesën tjetër të qytetit që ndryshe njihet si zona e Shkollës së Baletit. Kangjellat e hekurit ndajnë kufijtë mes dy botëve, si me magji. Kur çel portën për të hyrë në oborrin e shkollës, sikur sapo je shkrirë në një atmosferë tjetër. Gumëzhimat e lehta depërtojnë nga dritaret e klasave që të ftojnë të zbulosh një botë të re.
Barrierat sociale vështirësojnë aktivizmin studentor Shumica e qyteteve në Shqipëri kanë brenda tyre një “bërthamë energjie” të pashtershme. Nga Veriu në Jug gjenden 7 universitete në zemër të qyteteve më të mëdha të vendit. Studentët pas dijeve që marrin arrijnë t’i kthejnë shoqërisë një kontribut të vyer, që nuk lidhet direkt me angazhimin e tyre profesional.Ajo përkufizohet në atë që njihet si “aktivizmi studentor”. “Do të thotë të lëvizësh, të
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
On May 17-18, 2018, a workshop was held in Tirana with the aim to initiate a Western Balkan Network on Territorial Governance. Civil Society Organisations from the region (Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro) and experts and researchers from various European Countries (Italy, Luxembourg, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Netherlands), expressed their interest to get involved and become part of this initiative with the intent to catalyze changes that develop and support innovations on
Co-PLAN hosts the kickoff meeting for the third phase of ENV.net, an environmental network active in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The network, today accounts for to a total of nine member countries, and is supported by the European Commission in its objective to factor the environmental portfolio of the region on an EU level. During this third phase, the network will work on monitoring, advocating and awareness raising in
In frame of ‘Fostering partnerships for equitable cities – Capacity building for participatory spatial planning’ project, implemented jointly by Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development, and IHS – Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Rotterdam, a new publication was launched, entitled ‘New Practices for Land Management in Albania’. Similarly to the project, which was funded by the Dutch Government under the MATRA program, the book aims to contribute to capacity building of public institutions and professionals alike, for a better governance. This publication, builds upon and furthers Co-PLAN’s continuous efforts for the implementation of the law ‘On Territorial Planning’. amended recently.
The invited (about 65 representatives) praised the “Local Finances” platform as a very useful instrument in the hands of LGUs, CSOs, Universities, Professionals and Field Experts, Students, etc. Throughout the presentation, representatives from the two ministries focused on the importance of standardizing financial reporting for Local Government Units to facilitate collection, processing and comparability between units but between different moments on time. Ms. Prodani expressed the willingness of the Ministry
It is with utmost pleasure that we share with you our most recent analysis on the status of local government finances in 2015. “The Status Report of Local Government Finances in 2015”, is the first report which summarises in a consolidated manner the data for all 61 municipalities following the Territorial and Administrative Reform. The data, sourced from the Ministry of Finances, detailed for 61 municipalities has been processed to
Tirana, June 2012 – Co-PLAN joined in the US Embassy [in Tirana] Call to encourage the citizens to come together and speak up. ‘Bëj të dëgjohet zëri yt’ marks the first step of this new initiative undertaken by the US Ambassador in Tirana, Mr. Alexander A. Arvizu, entitled ‘ACT NOW – Albanian Citizens Together Now’. At first, Ambassador Arvizu introduced his initiative to representatives of civil society, notable personalities in the country and media representatives in a meeting held at the National Theatre. He stressed the importance of the citizen knowing his rights and responsibilities, as well as becoming a proactive part of city-making and decision-making.