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Albanian journalists at the ceremony after receiving the certificate for the completion of the “Law School for Journalists
July 9, 2012

TIRANA, JULY 9, 2012     Twenty-one journalists were recognized today as the graduates of the “Law School for Journalists” supported through a grant from the USAID’s Albanian Justice Sector Strengthening Project (JuST) to the Albanian Institute for International Studies (AIIS).    As full-time journalists, these graduates will be more active in covering issues impacting Albania's justice sector.

Recognition ceremony for the completion of the first year of the Continuing Legal Education Program for Albanian lawyers
July 3, 2012

TIRANA, JULY 3, 2012     Today, legal education in Albania celebrates the successful completion of year one of the first Continuing Legal Education program (CLE) for Lawyers and Assistant Lawyers. In a ceremony organized at the National Chamber of Advocates (NCA), the Chairman Maksim Haxhia and the USAID Albania Mission representative Marc Ellingstad, recognized the lawyers and assistant lawyers that were able to take full advantage of the CLE program.  

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.

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