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Local NGOs to Conduct Democracy Projects in Albania
April 16, 2015

TIRANA--USAID and local NGO Assist Impact signed eight grant agreements today to support democracy in Albania. The grants seek to increase citizen’s participation in decision-making, support community building, and hold public officials accountable.

Assist Impact is currently implementing a three-year project called “Building Human and Institutional Capacities” which aims to support local NGOs, governmental agencies, and business associations to improve their capabilities and work more effectively.  Assist Impact, through a competitive process, has selected eight NGOs from across Albania. 

The selected NGOs include:

USAID Supports Job Training Program for People with Disabilities in Albania
April 15, 2013

VORA, APRIL 15, 2013    U.S. Ambassador to Albania, Alexander Arvizu went  to the “Mirësia” Wheelchair Factory in Vora to participate in a ceremony recognizing the Albanian Disability Rights Foundation’s (ADRF) and USAID’s work to support employment of people with disabilities, particularly Albanian youth. At the ceremony the Ambassador distributed certificates to young disabled persons who completed training in job coaching and counseling.

Ambassador Arvizu delivers remarks at a podium
March 28, 2013

TIRANA, MARCH 28, 2013     The U.S. Embassy introduced today the U.S. Government programs that will support Albania's 2013 Parliamentary Elections.  U.S. Ambassador to Tirana, Alexander Arvizu, Chairwoman of the Central Elections Commission, Lefteri Lleshi, Deputy Chair of the  Central Elections Commission, Denar Biba, and representatives from civil society participated in the launch.

Winners of the Microsoft Imagine Cup in Albania
March 15, 2013

TIRANA, MARCH 15, 2013     With the support from the USAD’s Competitive Enterprise Development project (Rritje Albania), Microsoft Albania, and Albania’s Ministries of Education and Science and Innovation and ICT,  Albania held its second  Imagine Cup Competition to support technology and innovation to advance economic and social developments in Albania. 

Audio recording equipment for courtroom
March 15, 2013

DURRES, MARCH 15, 2013     Durres is now the second appellate district in Albania to have the digital audio recording (DAR) system function in both the district and appellate courts. Following this milestone, the USAID’s Albanian Justice Sector Strengthening Project (JuST) which is supporting DAR implementation in every Albanian courtroom, organized today the second Regional Court Leadership Conference.

Two women exchange business cards
March 12, 2013


With the support of USAID, through the Albanian Justice Sector Strengthening Project (JuST), and in collaboration with the American Chamber of Commerce in Albania (AmCham), the Law Faculty of the University of Tirana organized for the first time a “Career Day” in its premises, today.


Last updated: April 16, 2015

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