First meeting on the Needs Assessment as part of the Green-AL project  “Empower Grass-Root CSOs for Improved Innovative Environmental Protection in Albania”.

First meeting on the Needs Assessment as part of the Green-AL project “Empower Grass-Root CSOs for Improved Innovative Environmental Protection in Albania”.

Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development held the first meeting on the Needs Assessment as part of the Green-AL project “Empower Grass-Root CSOs for Improved Innovative Environmental Protection in Albania”. The meeting served to introduce representatives of environmental organizations and activists with tools that will be used to understand better the environmental issues that affect community life at local, regional and national levels. The collected data will help to take further steps in

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Orientation meetings/workshops for all interested parties in the second call of project proposals as part of the project “Dialogue for inclusive evidence-based policy development Albania -Ideal”.

Orientation meetings/workshops for all interested parties in the second call of project proposals as part of the project “Dialogue for inclusive evidence-based policy development Albania -Ideal”.

Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development held the second orientation meeting/workshop for all interested parties in the second call of project proposals as part of the project “Dialogue for inclusive evidence-based policy development Albania -Ideal”. The meeting served to introduce non-state actors, including representatives of organisation and civil society, media, researchers etc., with relevant administrative and technical information to be considered during the drafting of project proposals. This workshop program comes

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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

Embedding RRI in Western Balkan Countries

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 diffusion of R&I governance innovations at the territorial level and this in turn can lead to enhancing R&I planning, including the

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Thirrje për projekt propozime

Thirrje për projekt propozime

Co-PLAN, Instituti për Zhvillimin e Habitatit shpall ‘Thirrje për Projekt Propozime’ në kuadër të projektit ‘ ideAL – Dialog për Zhvillim Politikash Gjithëpërfshirëse në Shqipëri’.  Projekti ‘ideAL’, i cili zbatohet në bashkëpunim me Qendrën Evropiane të Politikave (EPC) dhe financohet nga Bashkimi Evropian, përmes kësaj thirrje synon: (1) Të lehtësohet përfshirja e shoqërisë civile në proces dhe dialog me politikë-bërës në sektorë politikash me prioritet për agjendën e zhvillimit dhe

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15th AESOP Young Academics Conference 2021

15th AESOP Young Academics Conference 2021

Co-PLAN is pleased to co-organize the 15th AESOP Young Academics Conference 2021. The Conference Theme focuses on “Governing the Unknown”. Co-PLAN and POLIS University staff have jointly worked with the AESOP Young Academics Network Coordination Team to prepare the conference. Additionally, Co-PLAN senior staff (Rudina Toto and Anila Gjika) have supported the conference as keynote speakers, track chair and expert clinic. Conference theme: Currently we are going through one of

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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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Governance for Change: Proposals from Civil Society

Governance for Change: Proposals from Civil Society

30 vitet e fundit, Shqipëria ka votuar 17 herë, prej të cilave 9 herë për të zgjedhur qeverinë qendrore dhe 8 herë për të zgjedhur kryetarët e bashkive përmes zgjedhjeve vendore. Prej vitesh, përveç cilësisë së posterave dhe fushatave të sofistikuara elektorale, kandidatët u drejtohen njerëzve/votuesve në mënyrë të njëanshme dhe me premtime në këmbim të votave. Kësisoj, premtimet e parealizuara nga zgjedhjet e mëparshme përsëriten, e ndërkohë një tjetër

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CENTROPE Initiative – Lessons Learned and Inspirations for the Western Balkans

Annual Review of Territorial Governance in the Western Balkans, II, 2020, 150-167 Journal Maroš Finka, Milan Husár, and Matej Jaššo Summary European integration is a long-lasting and multi-layered process with different dynamics in particular parts of Europe. Important parts of these processes are cross-national, territorial cooperation initiatives at the meso-regional level, where several lessons for integration can be found and used for inspiration and transfer of experience. The last decade

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