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Minister of Justice, Eduard Halimi and Andrew Maybrook
June 19, 2012

TIRANA, JUNE 19, 2012     The first meeting of the licensed mediators in Albania, organized today by USAID in collaboration with the Ministry of Justice, marks the beginning of a concerted effort to establish the National Chamber of Mediators in Albania. At the event Albania’s Minister of Justice, Eduard Halimi, recognized the role mediation is now playing to reduce lengthy and costly court proceedings and reiterated the Ministry’s commitment to support the expansion of mediation and the further development of this profession in Albania.

Temple ruins (Monument of Agonothetes)in Apollonia
June 18, 2012

WASHINGTON, JUNE 18-22, 2012   - Thanks to the support of USAID, Albania is one of six countries featured in the Western Balkans Geotourism Mapguide – Land of Discovery, an interactive web-portal hosted by the National Geographic and available on http://www.balkansgeotourism.travel/ . The portal, publicly launched June 18-22 at the headquarters of the National Geographic in Washington D.C., presents the traditions, heritage, culture and exciting geotourism opportunities in the Western Balkans.

USAID Launches Project to Improve Planning and Local Governance in Albania
May 18, 2012

TIRANA, May 18, 2012     Today, USAID launched a new five-year project “Planning and Local Governance” in Albania” (PLGP) which will work in close cooperation with the Government of Albania and local governments to disseminate and institutionalize practical and effective methods for municipal management and to further support decentralized governance in Albania. At the ceremony mayors of 15 local governance units signed Memorandums of Understanding with USAID’s project to lay out the project’s five year assistance program.

Court Leadership Conference in Tirana
April 20, 2012

TIRANA, APRIL 20, 2012     Today, chief judges of all of Albania’s district and appellate level courts gathered to participate in discussions of USAID and other donor initiatives to improve court operations in Albania.  U.S. Ambassador in Albania, Alexander A. Arvizu, Minister of Justice, Eduard Halimi, HCJ Chief Inspector, Valbona Vata, Head of the EU Delegation to Albania, Ambassador Ettore Sequi, and Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania, Ambassador Eugen Wollfarth, delivered the keynote speeches at the conference opening.

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