#EUforMunicipalities

#EUforMunicipalities

#EUforMunicipalities project in Albania is funded by the European Union in Albania. Our partners on implementing the project: Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe (NALAS); Shoqata Per Autonomi Vendore; EcoPartners; Shoqata e Bashkive të Shqipërisë This project will foster the development potential of municipalities and improve the socio-economic and environmental conditions of local communities in Albania. The action addresses the main problems that affect the quality of

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Green-AL – Empower Grass-Root CSOs for Improved Innovative Environmental Protection in Albania

Green-AL – Empower Grass-Root CSOs for Improved Innovative Environmental Protection in Albania

Green_AL focuses on the strengthening of small local CSOs networks and the creation of new opportunities of collaboration among CSOs, public authorities, and the private sector at local level, so to build a vibrant, empowered and collaborative civil society starting from the bottom to impact then the national level through a multi-stakeholders response. The proposed project addresses the challenges and limitations of the local environmental CSOs that mainly relate to

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Embedding RRI in Western Balkan Countries: Enhancement of Self-Sustaining R&I Ecosystems

Embedding RRI in Western Balkan Countries: Enhancement of Self-Sustaining R&I Ecosystems

Co-PLAN is part of yet another Horizon 2020 project,  titled “Embedding RRI in Western Balkan Countries: Enhancement of Self-Sustaining R&I Ecosystems”. The overall aim of WBC-RRI.NET is to foster the application of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) principles at the territorial level in Western Balkan Countries (WBCs), so as to then promote a multi-level steering R&I governance framework. The RRI principles will act as enablers to the shared learning and

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Inducing local economic development in underserved areas through the establishment of a Livestock Market and Educational Laboratory for Sustainable Livestock Farming in the Municipality of Lushnje

Inducing local economic development in underserved areas through the establishment of a Livestock Market and Educational Laboratory for Sustainable Livestock Farming in the Municipality of Lushnje

The proposed project set forth by the Municipality of Lushnje in partnership with Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development in response to the Italian-Albanian Debt for Development Swap Agreement (IADSA), has a set overall objective that seeks to support sustainable, local development and promote green economy based on livestock farming and trading activity in the Municipality of Lushnje. In more specific terms, the project aims to: Boost local economic development through

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Sparking Activism Initiatives Locally

Sparking Activism Initiatives Locally

Sparking Activism Initiatives Locally – SAIL is implemented by Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development as part of the ‘Advocacy and Watchdog Role of Civil Society’ Program, supported by the Public Affairs Office at the US Embassy in Tirana. SAIL builds on the bequest of the 2016 initiated ‘Kindle Advocacy’ project, and tackles the need for the newly emerging activists and civil society organisations to articulate evidence-based responses in influencing policy-making

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Local Disaster Risk Reduction Plan

Local Disaster Risk Reduction Plan

The goal of the UNDP funded “Local Disaster Risk Reduction Plan” project is to increase Local Governance Capacities in local disaster risk reduction in the Municipality of Lezhe. In more specific  terms, the following activities are foreseen: preparation of a LDRR Strategy and Plan; multiple-risk assessment through GIS; participatory planning process for multi-risk assessment; climate change risk assessment; risk scenario development through GIS; mainstreaming LDRR in municipal activities; preparation of

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ideAL – Dialogue for inclusive evidence-based policy development in Albania

ideAL – Dialogue for inclusive evidence-based policy development in Albania

Co-PLAN, the Institute for Habitat Development in cooperation with the European Policy Center (Brussels) and with the financial support of the European Union, has started to implement the project ‘ideAL – Dialogue for inclusive evidence-based policy development in Albania’.ideAL – Dialogue for the development of comprehensive policies in Albania, aims to contribute to the improvement of the public policy dialogue in Albania, by strengthening the policy dialogue in the reform

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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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