• This policy paper aims at analyzing the potential effects of the administrative and territorial reform  in Albania with a special focus on the democratic deficit at local level.

  • This policy paper aims to analyze Inter-Municipal Cooperation (IMC) as an instrument for improved public service delivery in Albania. It draws a set of policy recommendations for improved inter-municipal cooperation as a premise for efficient public service delivery.

  • This Document represents an assessment of Albanian regulatons and policies on trademarks and geographical indication. The study is analysis EU policies and regulations focusing on EU legislation on trademarks and GI; products eligible for GI protection in the eu; how are GI products protected in the EU etc. On the other hand this study provides a thorough assessment of Albanian policies on trademark and geographical indication as well as the main differences between a gi and a trademark?

  • The IDM`s “Monitoring Decentralization Report 2012” provides an overview of the progress achieved in the work of the Parliamentary Commission for Legal Issues, Public Administration and Human Rights (The Commission) referring to the draft laws with an impact on decentralisation and local governance during 2012, as well as of the main challenges that remain to be addressed, based on the monitoring report findings.
  • This publiation is a review of the Project Empowerment of Civil Society Organizations in Rural Areas that IDM implemented with the financial support of UNDP Albania. 

  • The IDM`s “Monitoring Decentralization Report 2012” provides an overview of the progress achieved in the work of the Parliamentary Commission for Legal Issues, Public Administration and Human Rights (The Commission) referring to the draft laws with an impact on decentralisation and local governance during 2012, as well as of the main challenges that remain to be addressed, based on the monitoring report findings.

  • This policy brief offers a critical analysis of Albanian participatory rural development dimension in the context of European rural development policies. It further elaborates on main challenges by drawing policy alternatives for decision-makers in the  design of the new Agriculture and Rural Development Strategy 2014-2020. 

     

  • Magazine

    In the framework of the project Empowering Civil Society in Rural & Remote Areas, IDM published the new issue of the Community Magazine Nr. 4.  

  • Study

    Through a combination of qualitative and quantitative techniques, this assessment report provides a historic view of the rural CS development in Albania and the region and analyzes and presents the current situation of the rural civil society organizations.

  • Drafting of this policy document runs parallel with the process of acquiring the status of the candidate country and with the immediate need for the review, as soon as possible, of the decentralization reform for the component of the Qarks. It also needs the bipartisan commitment of policymakers, as long as the decentralization reform requires changes of the constitutional character and of the local government organic law.

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