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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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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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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Professional Fellows Program

Professional Fellows Program

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

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Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania

Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania

Implementation Period: 2014 – Ongoing Donor: Swiss Embassy in Albania Fund: 6,600,000 CHF Implemented in: Albania Implemented by: Open Society Foundation Albania, Co-PLAN, Partners Albania The project “Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania” was approved during 2014, bringing together The Open Society Foundation in Albania (OSFA), Co-PLAN and Partners Albania as implementing partners. The Swiss Development Cooperation supported project, aims to have a catalytic impact on the local democracy

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