Partnerships of NPOs and self-government: Together for more effective participation
Partners Albania launches the newest project “Partnerships of non-governmental organizations and self-government: Together for more effective participation”, in continuation of several previous initiatives with regard to fostering and improvement of the CSOs -Government partnership and cooperation.
Through a capacity building program, PA will strengthen the Albanian civil society organizations to use several mechanisms, that will contribute in influencing local policies and decision-making, through the implementation of monitoring and advocacy initiatives, thus contributing to the enhanced participation of CSOs, transparency, and accountability of local government and partnership among sectors.
The capacity building program, which consists of training and mentoring of CSOs, will be implemented according to the following calendar:
Training calendar January – June 2018
Participatory Governance Training
- January 18-19 → Berat
- February 6-7 → Tirana
- February 15-16 → Kukës
- May 30-31 → Tirana
Advocacy and Lobbying Training
- March 15-16 → Kavaja
- March 19-20 → Vlora
- April 12-13 → Tirana
- May 11 → online
- June 13-14 → Tirana
Cooperative Planning Training
- April 26-27 April → Tirana
- May 25 → online
- June 7-8 → Korça
Participatory Policymaking Governance
- June 21-22 → Tirana
- June 21-22 → Fieri
- May 21 → online
Application process and selection of participants
The program is open to civil society organizations from across the country. Interested candidates are invited to express their interest to participate stating the training topic and date/location, by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The project “Partnerships of non-governmental organizations and self- government: Together for more effective participation” is implemented by Partners Albania in cooperation with Partners for Democratic Change Slovakia (PDCS) and is financially supported by Slovak Aid – Official Development Assistance of the Slovak Republic.