Improving local services with the participation of qualified observers

This project implemented in the municipality served not only to improve the method of budgeting with the participation of citizens, but of all the analytical documentation of actual quality assessment and clearing roads to every village, stating the basis of the outcome indicators that will help staff for setting clear objectives during the budgeting process […]

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Participatory Plastic Clean Up and Waste Management in Lezha

This initiative started with the BELLS movement for awareness and advocacy on environmental issues and was followed by the project titled ‘Participatory Plastic Waste Cleaning and Waste Management in Lezha Municipality’ funded by the Embassy of the Netherlands and implemented by the Urban Research Institute and the Municipality. After the initial stage was set successfully, […]

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Asset Management Instruction at local level

This project is under the framework of improving the local governance in terms of asset management that is an important part of good local governing. LG units have start developing their own experience in asset management. This project assisted the municipality of Korca with to develop a PPP for land development and social housing purpose. […]

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Participatory Capital Investment Program in Kavaja

The document Capital Investment Planning contains a list of projects selected by the Citizens Committee for a period of 3-5 years. This document contains: 1. Short description of each project 2. The total project cost and cost of financing for each year and for each stage (draft, tender, construction, etc.) 3. Urban and picture presentation […]

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Building up capacities in the local governing units for implementation of new law on local borrowing and administration of local taxes

This project consisted in organization of 2 days training sessions for “Building up capacities in the local governing units for implementation of new law on local borrowing and administration of local taxes” from the Urban Research Institute (URI) in cooperation with Institute for Local and Regional Democracy (ILRD). Realization of this project was funded by […]

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Participatory Budgeting and Monitoring in Korca and Pogradec

The project aimed at strengthening community participation in governance and civil society, through their involvement in all stages of the budget cycle that is related to: identification of investment according to local needs, assessing the capacity to support the projects, preparation of budget proposal in Municipality Council, overseeing the procession of the adoption of the […]

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Strategic Plan for Tourism Development of Qender Commune, Vlora

In January 2009, Qender Commune was involved in the process of drafting the Strategic Plan for Tourism Development to define a clear vision for the future of the commune and to plan the action steps and necessary resources to achieve that vision. Drafting of the Strategic Plan for Tourism Development was accomplished through an open […]

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Participatory Urban Planning of Orikum City

Participatory Urban Planning (PUP) in Orikum, is designed with the objective to improve local governance and accountability in Orikum municipality by (i) building the capacity of local government officials and civic groups to engage in consultations that are focused and goal-oriented towards solving community problems; and, (ii) on a pilot basis, introducing short and long […]

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Albania Development Policy Operation 2: “Water Sector Implementation of Policy Note and Action Plan”

Review and improve on the existing standard Performance Agreement Model between a given utility, and the owners of the shares of the same utility. In doing so, the consultant will suggest, working closely with the other consultant to devise rules and regulations to institutionalize the implementation of Business Plans and Performance Agreements. Full Project Description

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