At a glance
Projects currently being implemented by the Presence:
Goal: Provide assistance to the Albanian State Police to strengthen relations between the Albanian State Police, as the main law-enforcement agency, and civil society, other state institutions and minority groups, and to improve police response in the area of crowd control.
Goal: Assist the Border and Migration Police to become a more effective law-enforcement agency by improving and strengthening mutual trust and co-operation among police in the region.
Goal: Assist in the establishment of an effective programme for electronic monitoring of offenders through the completion of a needs assessment and strategy document.
Goal: Support the High Inspectorate for the Declaration and Audit of Assets in strengthening its efforts in preventing and fighting corruption and promoting good-governance values. Donor: Luxembourg.
Goal: Upgrade the role of the Regional Anti-Trafficking Committees in preventing human trafficking and exploitation and in providing protection to trafficked persons.
Goal: To support the local government units of the Vjosa Valley in developing local waste plans through environmental education and environmental governance.
Goal: To strengthen the capacities of state institutions in preventing corruption.
Goal: To improve the IT infrastructure and data management capacity of the Property Restitution and Compensation Agency.
Goal: To strengthen independent media and media institutions, cultivating responsible media freedom and supporting good journalistic practice. Donors: Switzerland, Press Now.
Goal: To assist the National Council of Radio and Television in drafting a national regulatory strategy for the radio and television sector as part of audio-visual developments in Albania. Donor: Austria.
Goal: To increase the active participation of women in electoral processes and fight the practice of family voting; increase the capacity of elected female officials and other women pursuing public leadership to advocate for themselves and become a lobbying force, thereby making public authorities more responsive and accountable to women's needs/rights; provide for networking opportunities for women leaders in politics, public administration, civil society and NGOs. Donors: The Netherlands, Swedish International Development Agency.
Goal: Support the Parliament in continuing to achieve its own goals to become a more effective, professional, transparent and a more responsive institution. Donors: Austria, Austrian Development Agency, Germany.
Goal: To strengthen the capacities of the National Council of People with Disabilities.
Goal: To raise the level of professionalism in election reporting through better knowledge of the election process.
Goal: To further strengthen the gender-equality mechanism at the central level.
Goal: Promote active citizenship through the education system.
Goal: Provide the Albanian judicial system with professional training in the area of child protection and ensure that minors will be treated according to international standards, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child; improved cooperation between various child-protection actors. Donors: France, Finland.
Goal: To increase the knowledge and skills of probation officers and develop a uniform and effective probation practice throughout Albania.
Goal: Analysis and recommendations to improve the civil justice system in Albania are provided to the Albanian justice sector at large.
Goal: Improve implementation of civil-service legislation.
Goal: Make probation officers and social workers more aware of probation issues and improve co-operation among actors in the probation system.