Albania Program Updates

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Last updated: July 12, 2021

May 4, 2018

USAID’s Planning and Local Governance Project (PLGP) and the Ministry of Finance and Economy organized a training session on the new methodology for property taxes on buildings. The project presented the new methodology to 37 managers and representatives of Tax Departments from 18 municipalities.

May 2, 2018

BULQIZE, ALBANIA     USAID’s Planning and Local Governance Project held a two-day workshop in Bulqiza with 25 high school students to support the creation of the Bulqiza Youth Board. The youth board was identified by the Mayor of Bulqiza, Mr. Melaim Damzi, as an opportunity to build local capacities for youth leadership, youth participation in decision-making, and community development. The creation of municipal youth boards can create multigenerational dialogue and empower Albania’s young population.

April 24, 2018

On April 24th, USAID, the Embassy of Sweden, and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Executive Development, in collaboration with Municipality of Shkodra, held a groundbreaking ceremony at the farm of Ahmet Sylejmani in Muriqan,Shkodra.

April 17, 2018

On April 17th, USAID’s Planning and Local Governance Project and the Ministry of Finance and Economy organized a national conference whose participants included Mayors from all municipalities throughout Albania, local government associations, the Agency for the Support of Local Self-Government, civil society representatives, and donor community representatives.

March 26, 2018

USAID Country Representative Catherine Johnson, Prime Minister Edi Rama, and Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Damian Gjiknuri presented Albania's new National Energy Strategy 2018-2030. 

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