Planning and Local Governance Project PLGP

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

Implementation Period: 2012 – 2017; 2017-2019 Donor: USAID Fund: 984,599 USD; x Implemented in: Albania Implemented by: Tetratech ARD & Co-PLAN USAID’s Planning and Local Governance Project works both at the national policy level and at the local level to gain full acceptance for the principles of decentralized governance and to disseminate and institutionalize practical and effective methods and techniques for municipal management. PLGP works with thirteen “partner” local government

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Regional Development Programme III

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

Duration: 2017 – 2018 Funding: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Austrian Development Agency Implementing Agency: ECORYS Netherland in partnership with Co-PLAN, Albania Project Counterpart: Ministry of Urban Development and Regional Development Agencies Beneficiaries: Government of Albania and the Albanian citizens Regional Development Program III is a joint continuous effort to support the regional development reform in Albania, co-funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and

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Local Democracy Promotion Project – Lëviz Albania

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

Implementation Period: 2014 – 2019 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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The Municipal Financial Data Portal –in the frame of Lëviz Albania program

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

“Open Governance is Accountable governance” Implementation Period: 2016-2019 Donor: Swiss Development and Cooperation (SDC) in the frame of Lëviz Albania Fund: 147, 160 CHF Implemented in: Albania Implemented by: Co-PLAN, Institute for Habitat Development Co-PLAN, in cooperation with the Open Society Foundation for Albania (OSFA), the Ministry of Finance and the Minister of State for Local Government, have launched a digital platform containing financial data (www.financatvendore.al) at the local administrative

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Planning and Catalytic investments for social cohesion and sustainable tourism development in Gramsh

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

Implementation Period: June 2016- June 2018 Donor: Italian-Albanian Debt for Development Swap Agreement (IADSA) Fund: 65,773,428 ALL Implemented in: Municipality of Gramsh Implemented by: Co-PLAN Institute for Habitat Development and Municipality of Gramsh Starting from 2016 onwards, Co-PLAN in collaboration with the Municipality of Gramsh worked to implement the IADSA-supported project on social cohesion and sustainable tourism development. Following the approval and implementation of the Territorial Administrative Reform, the newly-formed

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KINDLE Advocacy

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

KINDLE Advocacy is implemented by Co-PLAN with the support of the US Embassy in Tirana. The project tackles the need for the young CSO-s and newly emerging activists to articulate evidence-based responses in influencing policy-making in pressing issues related to city-making, democracy and environment. The project aims to strengthen internal capacities of local CSO-s and young activists to monitor, analyze, and undertake concrete steps/actions through a dual/integral approach, providing the

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Consultancy work in the framework of RisiAlbania

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

RisiAlbania has given an assignment to a team of Co-PLAN and Polis University to make a comparative regional analysis of the Albanian tourism sector, based on selected criteria of relevance, growth potential, gender and social equity and feasibility of intervention. To this end, the team has carried out desk research and has interviewed a number of stakeholders. Based on the statistical findings and analysis, answers from respondents and the response

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Public Finance Component: Budget Execution and Evaluation (dldp II – MF component)

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

The aim of this project is to build the capacities of the Local Government Units (LGUs) in Public Finance Management based on good local and national practices as well as international standards. On the other hand the knowledge package aims to guide LGUs in adopting practical uses of information and communications technology in order to support more transparent, efficient and effective local government operations, more client oriented public service delivery

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Urban Partnership Program (UPP II)

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

Municipal Finance Self-Assessment (MFSA) and Urban Audit (UA) Implementation period: 2016-2017 Donor: The World Bank Fund: $24,800 Implemented in: the Municipalities of Elbasan, Berat, Lushnjë, Fier, Kuçovë, Vlorë, Himarë, Sarandë, Gjirokastër, Përmet Implemented by: Co-PLAN The Urban Partnership Program is a unique initiative of the Austrian Government and the World Bank aiming to strengthen local government capacity and to enhance cooperation among municipalities in seven South-East European countries: Albania, Macedonia,

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TraSaCu – Traffic Safety Cultures and the Safe Systems Approach

By Ada Lushi|September 7, 2017|Ongoing|

Towards a Cultural Change Research and Innovation Agenda for Road Safety Implementation period: January 2015 – December 2017 Donor: EU Horizon 2020 Program, Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant Fund: 24, 400 EUR Implemented in: Vienna (Austria), Athens (Greece), Tallinn (Estonia), Tirana (Albania), Ankara (Turkey), Helsinki (Finland), Pristina (Kosovo), Hague (Netherlands), Blacksburg (Virginia, USA), Bozeman (Montana, USA) Implemented by: KFV – Austrian Road Safety Board, Road Safety Institute “Panos Mylonas” (Greece), Tallinn University

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