Supervision and Test of Construction Work Manual

URI published a Manual that sets some standards for supervising and the monitoring construction processes, as well as the testing of construction works. The manual also addresses infrastructure projects i.e. public works, according to the legislation and the best practice. Read more

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Strategic Plan for Tourism Development of Qender Commune, Vlora

In January 2009, Qender Commune was involved in the process of drafting the Strategic Plan for Tourism Development to define a clear vision for the future of the commune and to plan the action steps and necessary resources to achieve that vision. Drafting of the Strategic Plan for Tourism Development was accomplished through an open […]

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Differential Waste Collection in two Currents and Waste Recycling

URI in cooperation with the Municipality of Lezha and with the financial support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Albania, has implemented the project “Participatory Plastic Cleaning and Waste Management in the Municipality of Lezha” as an attempt to help implement the National Strategy on Waste Management and assist in improving […]

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Comparative Study – Budget Management and Fiscal Capacity, Communes of Korça Region

This is study is part of a project for the budget analysis and financial management that was financed and implemented by the Swedish organizations SIDA and SIPU International for 9 pilot communes in Korca Region. The communes included in this project were: Proger, Qender-Bilisht, Bulgarec, Voskop, Voskopoje, Mollas, Liqenas, Hudenisht and Proptisht.This project offered technical […]

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Civil Society Networks in Promoting Good Governance Principles

This publication is prepared by the Urban Research Institute in the framework of the OSCE Presence in Albania project “Strengthening the role of civil society in promoting good governance principles in the fight against corruption at the local government system and structures”, implemented at the Local Government Units of Kamëz, Laç, Përmet, Shijak and Çorovodë. […]

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Albanian Migration after ’90s and its Influence on the Economic and Social Life of Children Left Behind

The purpose of compiling this report on “Albanian Migration after ’90s and its Influence on the Economic and Social Lives of Children Left Behind” is to understand the impact of emigration on children and families left behind. This report is based on many previous studies and researches, but also a survey is undertaken at national […]

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The Alternative View of Environmental Progress: Albania‘s Negotiations with EU and Chapter 27

GREEN 27+ consortium consisting of REC Albania, INCA, EDEN Center and Urban Research Institute, supported by 20 other environmental organizations in the country, drafted a Report on the opinion of Albanian civil society organizations on Chapter 27 – Environment, which is the first of its kind in our country. This group strongly believes in the […]

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Development of the Manual and Training Delivery for Inventory and Ownership Transfer of Public Properties to Local Government Units

A manual and a training module for local government units in inventory and transfer of public properties was prepared and was put to use by several local government units. Within the context of Local Government Assistance Program in Albania, a USAID financed project, the Urban Research Institute prepared this Manual for the identification and inventory […]

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