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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Europeanisation Beyond Process

Europeanisation Beyond Process

Co-PLAN in 2017, took upon itself an initiative supported also by OSIFE through its program “Europianisation Beyond Process”, to expand its vision towards Albania`s Europianisation with focuss on erritorial governance policies in various levels on pourpose factoring in policies and EU debates. This initiative which is co-financed by Co-PLAN is aimed at building human infrastructure and strengthening the organisation in the upcoming challenges of intergation. To this extent, Co-PLAN uttilises

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Planning and Local Governance Project PLGP

Planning and Local Governance Project PLGP

Implementation Period: 2012 – 2017; 2017-2019 Donor: USAID Fund: 984,599 USD; x Implemented in: Albania Implemented by: Tetratech ARD & Co-PLAN USAID’s Planning and Local Governance Project works both at the national policy level and at the local level to gain full acceptance for the principles of decentralized governance and to disseminate and institutionalize practical and effective methods and techniques for municipal management. PLGP works with thirteen “partner” local government

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Regional Development Programme III

Regional Development Programme III

Duration: 2017 – 2018 Funding: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Austrian Development Agency Implementing Agency: ECORYS Netherland in partnership with Co-PLAN, Albania Project Counterpart: Ministry of Urban Development and Regional Development Agencies Beneficiaries: Government of Albania and the Albanian citizens Regional Development Program III is a joint continuous effort to support the regional development reform in Albania, co-funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and

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Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania

Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania

Implementation Period: 2014 – 2019 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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