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 successful completion of the project “Fostering Partnerships For Equitable Cities – Capacity building for participatory spatial planning“, has been celebrated together with distinguished guests and His Excellency Martin dela Beij, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tirana. Over the past three years, the Dutch government (MATRA) funded project has worked to promote participatory neighbourhood planning, and develop capacity building in spatial development. To this end, Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development, have worked in close cooperation with the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), and POLIS University, piloting the project in the municipalities of Durrës, Shkodër and Fier.