TIRANA, APRIL 28, 2010 Today, the Directors of National Licensing Center (NLC) and the National Registration Center (NRC), Eneida Guria and Tomi Kola, provided a tour of the one-stop-shop business centers for Montenegrin government officials visiting Albania this week.
TIRANA, APRIL 27, 2010 USAID’s family planning program launched today its second mass-media campaign aimed at increasing the use of modern contraceptives in Albania to prevent unplanned pregnancies. The month-long campaign will be broadcast nationally on television and radio and featured in print ads in major Albanian newspapers.
The event was attended by USAID/Albania’s Mission Director, Joe Williams, and the Minister of Health, Petrit Vasili.
FIER, APRIL 22, 2010 Under the slogan "Give a Hand for a Clean City" and in recognition of the International Earth Day celebration, today, dozens of citizens, civil society organizations, businesses, and students took part in the first citywide clean-up in Fier.
TIRANA, APRIL 15, 2010 “Although Albania’s trade deficit did not increase last year, the decrease in the overall exports from Albania underlines the urgent need to improve the competitiveness of Albanian products in domestic and foreign markets,” said USAID/Albania Mission Director, Joseph C. Williams, at an economic policy roundtable held today in Tirana.
The Minister of Economy, Trade, and Energy, Mr. Dritan Prifti, also delivered remarks on the challenges facing trade in Albania.
TIRANA, APRIL 9, 2010 The Albanian Pediatrics Association, in collaboration with the J Project and with the support of USAID, held today the annual Conference on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases.
KORCA, MARCH 31ST, 2010 In a signing ceremony attended by the Mayor of Korca, Niko Peleshi; USAID Mission Director, Joseph Williams, and the Regional Director of ProCredit Bank, Ada Përmeti, the City of Korca signed the second commercial loan to a local government unit in Albania.
This commercial loan was made possible with the assistance of the USAID Local Governance Program in Albania (LGPA) and USAID’s Development Credit Authority, as part of the technical assistance for local economic development and supporting the implementation of the local borrowing law.
KORCE AND POGRADEC, MARCH 31, 2010 USAID Mission Director, Joseph C. Williams, and the Mayor of Korce, Niko Peleshi, launched today a new computerized tax systems in Korca. The day before, Joseph Williams launched the same system in Pogradec with the Mayor, Artan Shkembi. The system, which was developed through USAID’s Local Governance Program in Albania (LGPA), will make tax collection and services more efficient and effective, thus leading to greater tax revenues for cities and improved services for citizens.
TIRANA, MARCH 25, 2010 Last week, USAID’s Competitive Enterprise Development program, in partnership with the National Tourism Agency and the Albanian Tourism Association, participated in the world’s leading travel trade fair ITB Berlin 2010 held in Germany. There, USAID announced the launch of a Familiarization Tours program (FAM Tours 2010) for foreign tour operators interested in selling Albania as a travel destination.
Last updated: October 24, 2013