Call for Applications

URI is searching for international consultancy on the implementation of the service: “Feasibility evaluation of the implementation in Albania of the atmospheric-based GHG emissions estimation and verification method”.The service is a component of the Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support Project: “Climate Change Measurement, Reporting and Verification System of Albania: Emissions and Mitigation”, under […]

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4ALL Closing Conference

The Tourism for All Project (4ALL) has made a special contribution to improving access to natural and cultural heritage in the Greece-Albania cross border area, particularly in the city of Berat and Pindos National Park. Special commitment is needed to address the lack of accessibility to important natural and cultural monuments in the cross-border area. […]

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Farmers Meeting in Përmet- MapCult

The Urban Research Institute, together with representatives of the Municipality of Përmet, including Mayor Alma Hoxha, visited Frashër to meet local farmers who are interested in becoming part of the farmer scheme for the project “Medicinal Aromatic Plant Cultivation as a Sustainable Alternative to Cannabis in Përmet (MapCult),” as well as to see up-close the […]

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International Earth Day in Funarë – Video

Albania is one of the Western Balkans countries most vulnerable to the changing climate. The Municipality of Elbasan has been particularly vulnerable to climate-induced risks in recent years. URI’s latest project “Building climate resilience of forests through ecosystem-based adaptation” funded by the German government through GIZ Albania, addresses urgent climate change adaptation needs of vulnerable […]

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Trained Observer Techniques – Video

Most municipalities in the region of Elbasan lack a performance management system for local public services in place. As a result, monitoring of public services is not carried out systematically. Community structures have not been set up, and citizen participation in decision-making processes has been very limited. A unified methodology for how to involve the […]

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Waste Management and Environmental Protection Video

The “Waste Management and Environmental Protection” project is part of the “IPA Cross Border Cooperation Albania-Kosovo, 2010-2011″, funded by the European Union Delegation in Albania and Kosovo. The Urban Research Institute and the Advocacy Training & Resource Center were partners during this project implementation. This project focused on stimulating sustainable economic development and environmental protection […]

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Training Observers Techniques

The closing conference of the project ‘Improving the Provision of Environmental Services through the Trained Observers Techniques’ was organized this week, where the project’s achievements were presented.

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World Forest Day

In the framework of the project “Promotion of Sustainable Management of Albania in the Network of Integrated Ecosystem Recovery“, supported by GEF and UN Environment, URI planted chestnut and acacia trees on World Forest Day, to restore degraded land in Erseka.

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