Capacity Building for Sustainable Tourism Development, Korça district

The operative objective is building capacity to meet the following goals: – Promoting sustainable tourism development (STD) equal-ranking of ecological, social and economic goals and defining new ways to incorporate environmental protection. – To promote further development of SMEs in Tourism sector. – Promoting greater awareness among the actors operating in the implementation of the […]

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REA – Regional Environmental Advocacy, Action and Cohesion in Western Balkans

The “Regional Environmental Advocacy, Action and Cohesion in Western Balkans” project is a regional initiative, carried out in six Western Balkan countries (Montenegro, Bosnia&Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania, where Urban Research Institute is the National Partner) that worked to raise environmental awareness among decision makers and interest groups, to ensure that environmental issues and […]

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Kappet – Project Management and Environmental Study for Wind Farm Project in Korca Region

On its endeavors towards environmental protection, URI has studied the potential sources of renewable energies in Albania, which are getting spreaded all over the world rapidly. Efforts and investments made by more countries in the world are towards the implementation of the Kyoto Protocol. Observance of this protocol will intensify efforts to find and use […]

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Improving Waste Management Service in Kosovo Municipalities

Improving Waste Management Service in Kosovo Municipalities

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Building Structures with Recycled Materials

In collaboration with Boldan, an Egypt-based NGO, URI organized a workshop in Drymades, Albania, as part of a joint project supported by Tandem Program. The workshop was a mix of theoretical design concepts and practical building experiments with available recycled materials, including wooden pallets, plastic materials, tires, cardboards, paper, etc. The activity started on Thursday, July 4th and lasted until Sunday, July 9th 2017.  The participants had the […]

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Earlier Projects (1999-2009)

Since 1999, when Urban Research Institute was created in Tirana, Albania, the organization has worked with a number of partners and donors to implement projects addressing diverse issues in the country, region and beyond. A list of the projects that URI has implemented during its first decade is attached below. List of projects

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