Proposal on the Designation of Development Regions of Albania

The experience of the Government of Albania (since at least 2007) with regional development policy-making processes is currently approaching a climax, where there is political and institutional understanding and agreement that there should be a merge between the Albanian RD domestic policy/intentions and the EU cohesion/RD policy requirements and obligations. The Government has set the appropriate context for this merge to happen gradually, through the implementation of the Regional Management

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Territorial Reform – Roundtable

Tirana, March 11, 2014 – The Minister of State for Local Government in cooperation with the Regional Development Program in Northern Albania, and Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development organized a roundtable of discussions: The regionalization of Albania – the Governance, Territorial and Administrative Reform needed in Albania on a regional level. The roundtable which brought together representatives on a central governance level, donor organizations, and field experts, focused on the need for an intermediary tier of governance, the proposed model, and the aim and functions it ought to be fulfilling.