W2E – Waste to Energy for Western Balkans Cement Industry

W2E – Waste to Energy for Western Balkans Cement Industry

“Waste to Energy for Western Balkans Cement Industry“ projects aims to  set the preconditions for the use of household waste, industrial waste and waste tyres for the cement production in  three countries of the Western Balkan: Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia in the local cement industry. The implementing partners are Antea Cement Sh.a, Cementarnica USJE AD, Titan Cementara Kosjeric d.o.o., Co-PLAN,  Institute for Habitat Development, AMU Albanian Manufacturers Union, REC

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Municipal Finances and Citizen Perception on Local Services

Municipal Finances and Citizen Perception on Local Services

The “Municipal Finances and Citizen Perception on Local Services” project main objective is to provide a complete picture of the status of local finances of Albanian municipalities in a periodical, structured and internationally comparable manner. The Local Finances Platform www.financatvendore.al offers disaggregated data (item-based and at the municipal level), ensuring a time series on local finances since 2010. Complementary to the quantitative information (the data), quarterly narrative reports and theme-based articles inform on developments in revenues and expenditures, achievements and challenges faced by municipalities in pursuing their mandated functions and competencies.

#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

The Green-AL “Empower Grass-Root CSOs for Improved Innovative Environmental Protection in Albania” is funded by SIDA the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and implemented by Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development as leading partner, in cooperation with  CISP Sviluppo dei Popoli, VIS Albania, and COSV – Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo. This project aims to contribute to the improvement and empowerment of environmental organizations and to influence the promotion of cooperation

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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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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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