Albania Program Updates

Speeches Shim

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. 

February 20, 2018

USAID’s Planning and Local Governance Project is assisting three municipalities in the creation of Economic Development Advisory Councils to strengthen and institutionalize private sector engagement.

February 14, 2018

On February 14, Kevin McLaughlin, USAID Planning and Local Governance Project Chief of Party, and Armando Subashi, Mayor of Fier, signed a letter of agreement for cooperation in preparing the feasibility study and design project for a new livestock market in Fier. These documents will open the way for financing the construction of the facility by the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP).