Bicycle Tirana Project

Over the years, Tirana’s air and environmental quality has worsened. This project aimed to address the rising levels of pollution in the capital by promoting environmental and healthy urban mobility. In line with the Municipality’s plans to expand the city’s bike lane network. The project focused on expanding the city’s bike lane network and integrating […]

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Daily Center for the Third Age

This Center helps the people who are in the third age and need to be helped, males and females. The members are chosen by giving priority those who should have more needs for the services that we offer, such as alone or poor people. Read more

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HAMLET- Highlighting Artisanal Manufacturing, cuLture and Eco Tourism

Intended to Highlight the Artisanal Manufacturing, Culture and Eco Tourism (HAMLET) is an initiative aiming to boost the attractiveness of natural and cultural assets to encourage smart and sustainable economic development.HAMLET addresses the valorization of historical centers, villages and small towns and introduces selected areas into the tourist circuits and aims to boost the cooperation […]

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Social Housing Feasibility Study, Tirana Municipality

In Albania, there is a perception that traditional social economic aid systems are unable to cope with diverse socio-economic challenges that are creating new kinds of vulnerability characterized by the emergence of mass unemployment and precarious working conditions for those in the labor market. Homelessness in Albania has many faces: young couples unable to afford […]

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Social Inclusion Action Plan 2016-2020, Municipality of Durrës

The overall objective of the SIPD is to achieve a balanced and sustainable framework for ensuring that social inclusion is measured, monitored and reported in Albania through a robust set of indicators thereby improving ways in which social inclusion is linked to improving Government policies and Albania’s progress towards EU accession. The monitoring and measurement […]

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Revitalization of social and cultural life of young people and citizens in Skrapar and the establishment of a Daily Centre for Health Services and Food in Bulqiza

The project is addressed to young people and the wider community of the cities of Bulqizë and Çorovoda. Located respectively in the northeast and southeast of Albania, those realities have a similar environmental, social and economic background: low economic level of the population, high unemployment and low levels of public investments. Recent economic crisis in […]

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ArtVision – Increasing Inter-Cultural Communication between Adriatic Countries

The project’s objective is to increase inter-cultural communication between populations in the Adriatic area. Both the quality and quantity of artistic exchanges between Italy, Croatia, Montenegro and Albania must improve in the context of European integration. arTVision connects artistic forces in the region and promotes innovative creations by capturing contemporary art “as it happens”. A […]

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Strengthening Youth Networks to Increase Participation in Drafting and Implementing of Youth Policies

In the framework of supporting and engaging youth organizations and groups in decision making processes, under the support of UNICEF, the Ministry of Culture, Tourism, Youth and Sports, designed and organized a set of 2 day trainings in Tirana, Durrës and Elbasan. The modules prepared by the Urban Research Institute experts presented the basic concepts […]

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Strengthening of women’s participation in public and political life

The study provided information on the concrete social factors which create obstacles for women to take part in the public life of the region and provided recommendations for abolishing the obstacles for women’s self-realization and to approve the real quality of women and men. One hundred interviews were conducted from September-October 2004 with women representatives […]

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