Albania Program Updates

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Last updated: July 12, 2021

July 11, 2018

TIRANA, ALBANIA     On July 9, the USAID Transparency in Health Engagement Project (THE), in collaboration with the Albanian Supreme Audit Institution, the High Inspectorate for the Declaration and Audit of Assets and Conflicts of Interest, and the Office of the Ombudsperson, organized an inter-institutional workshop on strengthening the role of watchdog institutions in monitoring corruption in Albania’s health sector.

June 4, 2018

TIRANA, ALBANIA     USAID Supervisory Program Officer Erin Mone-Marquez participated in a panel discussion at the Western Balkans Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Regional Conference on “Countering Violent Extremism Together: Partnering for Success.”  Mrs.

May 22, 2018

KUCOVA, ALBANIA     On May 22, the Municipality of Kucova and USAID celebrated the 20th anniversary of Kucova Citizen Advisory Panel (CAP). Established with USAID support in 1998, Kuçova’s CAP was the first

May 16, 2018

TIRANA, ALBANIA     USAID and USEUCOM partnered in support of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Act of 2017 to provide a two-day, interactive training to Implementing Partners and staff from USAID and the Government of Albania’s National Countering Violent Extremism Center May 15-16. Ms. Samantha Turner, a WPS Specialist from USEUCOM, led participants in a practical exercise to distill a gender perspective from their PVE priorities in order to build inclusive activities.

May 8, 2018

TIRANA, ALBANIA     The newly established Albanian fact-checking service, “Faktoje”, was formally launched in Tirana last week. As a tool of responsible journalism, Faktoje will increase accountability of politicians and public officials by fact-checking their statements and declarations. The program was developed by two Albanian organizations, Gender Alliance for Development Centre (GADC) and National Centre for Social Studies (NCSS), and supported technically by the USAID-funded Justice for All project.