Curricula innovation in climate-smart urban development based on green and energy efficiency with the non-academic sector (SmartWB) Project: 101081724 — SmartWB — ERASMUS-EDU-2022-CBHE http://www.smartwb.ucg.ac.me/ About the project In this unprecedented era of increasing urbanization and the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the Paris Agreement, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and other global development agreements and frameworks, cities should be well-planned and well-managed. Therefore, climate-smart urbanization
GreenFORCE, is an EU-Horizon2020 funded project, aiming at fostering excellence in the “Western Balkans’ green transition” scientific research and innovation of Co-PLAN (Albania), CEA (North Macedonia), and UB-GEF (Serbia), as a means to enhancing their research profile, strengthening research and management capacities of their staff, and contributing to convergence between Western Balkans (WB) and EU research capacities.This objective is reached through the twinning partnership of five organizations that will work
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 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
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
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
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
Co-PLAN, the Institute for Habitat Development in cooperation with the European Policy Center (Brussels) and with the financial support of the European Union, implement the project “ideAL – Dialogue for comprehensive policy development in Albania”. This project aims to contribute to the improvement of public policy dialogue in Albania, through strengthening policy dialogue in reform processes, and facilitating engagement and dialogue between central and local state institutions and non-state actors.
“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
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