Tirana, June 2012 – Co-PLAN joined in the US Embassy [in Tirana] Call to encourage the citizens to come together and speak up. ‘Bëj të dëgjohet zëri yt’ marks the first step of this new initiative undertaken by the US Ambassador in Tirana, Mr. Alexander A. Arvizu, entitled ‘ACT NOW – Albanian Citizens Together Now’. At first, Ambassador Arvizu introduced his initiative to representatives of civil society, notable personalities in the country and media representatives in a meeting held at the National Theatre. He stressed the importance of the citizen knowing his rights and responsibilities, as well as becoming a proactive part of city-making and decision-making.