Tailoring Global MDG Water Supply and Sanitation Targets and Indicators to Local Conditions in ECA (Georgia, Tajikistan, Albania)

This situation is predominantly affected by high level of infrastructure deterioration whichoutcome is massive water losses and often accompanied with intrusion of wastewaters,therefore causing pollution of potable water. Investments needed in both water and sanitationfor the next 10 coming years for matching with EU standards are estimated at 150-170 MillionUS dollars, at least three times […]

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Laab Shesh (The Playground) – Creating Organic Spaces as a Koine between Countries

Tandem is an international exchange programme for cultural managers. Since its inception in 2011, Tandem has supported long-term collaborations, knowledge development and networking opportunities for more than 250 cultural managers from over 130 cities in 35 countries across the wider Europe. Tandem Shaml supports experimental collaborations between cultural change makers from Arab countries and from […]

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Local Governance and Civic Engagement in Rural Russia

Taking into consideration the successful implementation of Participatory Budgeting in Albania, URI was requested to work with the Urban Institute in Local Governance and Civil Engagement in a rural Russian Project, with support by WB/CAF and in close cooperation with the Russian NGO, Institute of Urban Economics.

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