Implementation of the Study on Access to Water Supply and Wastewater in Informal Urban Areas and Rural Areas of Five Districts in Albania

The project was geared from the country’s ambitions to gradually approximate the legislation and practical service delivery standards to EU best practices in consumer protections, as set out in Articles 70 and 76 of Stabilization and Association Agreement. It entailed the preparation of two studies on access to water and sanitation. One study focused on […]

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Clean up Albania!

During the project implementation period, March – May 2018, URI was engaged in drafting working plans and activity calendars for the municipalities of Shkodra, Lezha and Puka, in agreement with their respective mayors. URI also cooperated with municipal officials in organizing and promoting activities on local media, social media throughout the project’s duration, and it […]

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Implementation of integrated local waste planning in Lezha municipality

The purpose of the project is to support Lezha Municipality to implement integrated local waste management plan, in order to improve the financial management and thus economic sustainability of the sector. Read more

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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. Local Government Units have start developing their own experience in asset management. This project assisted the municipality of Korça with to develop a PPP for land development and social housing […]

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Improving environmental service delivery through “Trained Observer Rating”

In the project, a group of observers will be included and trained to use a unified system “Trained Observer Ratings” (TOR), which will monitor and evaluate the provision of two environmental services:1. Collection, removal and treatment of municipal solid waste: evaluation of waste collection points and containers;2. Maintenance of parks, gardens and public green spaces. […]

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Technical Assistance for Integrated Solid Waste Management Systems for two selected Municipalities of Albania

This project follows up on the previous assistance provided under the CARDS and IPA programs of assistance to the Environment and Climate Change sector.At a meeting of the project’s Steering Committee on 31 July 2019, and on the basis of a careful review of the results achieved to date and the implications therein, the Project […]

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Financing of Environmental Services After the Administrative and Territorial Reform

This project is implemented by the network of organizations “AULEDA”, “Unë, Gruaja”, “Qendra për Zhvillim Komunitar, Sot për të Ardhmen”, “Tjetër Vizion”, “Fondacioni Gjirokastra” and “Urban Research Institute” as leader of the network. Factsheet

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Biodiversity Conservation in Patok Lagoon, Ishëm and Mat River

The project will fulfill the goal by achieving three objectives which would also compose the three project components: 1. Assessment of the current biodiversity status and preparation of Integrated Watershed Management Plan of Ishëm and Mat River and Patok lagoon, 2. Implementation of best management practices to enhance biodiversity and to reduce its threats through […]

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