#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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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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Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania

Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania

Implementation Period: 2014 – Ongoing Donor: Swiss Embassy in Albania Fund: 6,600,000 CHF Implemented in: Albania Implemented by: Open Society Foundation Albania, Co-PLAN, Partners Albania The project “Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania” was approved during 2014, bringing together The Open Society Foundation in Albania (OSFA), Co-PLAN and Partners Albania as implementing partners. The Swiss Development Cooperation supported project, aims to have a catalytic impact on the local democracy

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The Municipal Financial Data Portal –in the frame of Lëviz Albania program

The Municipal Financial Data Portal –in the frame of Lëviz Albania program

“Open Governance is Accountable governance” Implementation Period: 2016-2019 Donor: Swiss Development and Cooperation (SDC) in the frame of Lëviz Albania Fund: 147, 160 CHF Implemented in: Albania Implemented by: Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development Co-PLAN, in cooperation with the Open Society Foundation for Albania (OSFA), the Ministry of Finance and the Minister of State for Local Government, have launched a digital platform containing financial data (www.financatvendore.al) at the local administrative

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