Territorial Administrative Reform and the Decentralization Strategy – Progress towards the Desired Objectives after a Governing Mandate

Territorial Administrative Reform and the Decentralization Strategy – Progress towards the Desired Objectives after a Governing Mandate

Read full article here: Territorial Administrative Reform and the Decentralization Strategy – Progress towards the Desired Objectives after a Governing Mandate Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 69-83 Merita Toska, Anila Bejko (Gjika) Summary The decentralization process and reforms, as well as the territorial and administrative reform (TAR) and its effects in the country, were subject to extensive debates among experts and the media, especially during

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Land Development in Albania – Challenges and Innovations

Land Development in Albania – Challenges and Innovations

Read full article here: Land Development in Albania – Challenges and Innovations Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 55-68 Rudina Toto, Ledio Allkja Summary The evolution of land development in Albania has gone through several important stages since the fall of the totalitarian regime in the beginning of the 1990s. The legal framework and the instruments used for managing land development have been significantly expanded and

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Europeanisation of Spatial Planning in Albania

Europeanisation of Spatial Planning in Albania

Read full article here: Europeanisation of Spatial Planning in Albania Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 38-54 Ledio Allkja Summary This article delves into the Europeanization of the Albanian planning system. Considering Albania’s position with regard to the European integration process and the impact that the negotiations for the adoption of the sectorial European Union (EU legislations, directives, and policies) may have on the territory, it

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Albania: Towards a more Effective Financing Mechanism for Regional Development

Albania: Towards a more Effective Financing Mechanism for Regional Development

Read full article here:Albania: Towards a More Effective Financing Mechanism for Regional Development Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 24-37 Kejt Dhrami, Anila Bejko (Gjika) Summary With the approval of the National Strategy for Development and Integration (NSDI) 2015-2020 in 20161, Albania has made a significant step in establishing a proper legal/institutional framework for regional development (RD). There are, however, still important steps to be made

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Challenges of Regional Development in Albania

Challenges of Regional Development in Albania

Read full article here: Challenges of Regional Development in Albania Annual Review of Territorial Governance in Albania, I, 2018, Page 08-23; Fiona Imami, Anila Bejko (Gjika), Dritan Shutina Summary In practice, regional and territorial development is driven by various motivations and policy objectives. Being a context specific process, there is no ‘one size fits all’ process or method. Though approached differently in terms of territorial and institutional set-up, regional development

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