Strengthening the Role of Civil Society in Promoting Good Governance Principles in the Fight against Corruption in Local Government Structures and Systems

This project was focused on strengthening CSO capacities in five small towns (Kamza, Shijak, Çorovodë, Përmet and Laç) to play an active role in advocating for the adoption of Good Governance principles by local government. It also encouraged CSO monitoring of government activities to reduce corruption via more transparent processes, and to influence the culture […]

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Technical Assistance to the National Statistics Office and its Regional Offices

The context of this project is related to the fact that INSTAT is entering into an important and delicate phase of its institutional duties, with direct consequences on the credibility and EU compliance of the Albanian National Statistical system. The planned organisation of the population and housing census in 2011, the agriculture census and the […]

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Training Design and Delivery on Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Tools for Public Policies

The scope of the project was To develop the Training Manual on Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation Tools for national and regional development policies documented in NSSED and RDSs and Based on this Manual, to provide 5 training sessions for civil society organizations (CSOs) on participatory monitoring and evaluation tools. Read more

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Preparatory phase SILD – Settlement and Integrated Local Development Regional Programme in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia

The Government of Italy has has provided assistance for the Settlement and Integrated Local Development Regional Programme (SILD) that will build on concepts developed through the Serbian SIRP project on the social housing and local development planning sectors. SILD will be implemented simultaneously in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina (BiH) and Serbia to support the development […]

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Tirana Municipality Transparency Program

The main development objective of this project was to encourage the development of more accountability, transparency and client responsiveness into public service delivery in Albania, contributing to its anti-corruption strategy, with a greater focus on local government. The government intended to expand its good governance efforts to the local level, by improving the transparency and […]

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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

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