Project title: Empowering civil society activism and concrete contributions into the EU accession negotiation process in Albania
Timeframe: March 2021 – September 2022
Financially supported by: European Union, IPA program 2017
Budget: 89,695.93 Euro
The project “Empowering civil society activism and concrete contributions into the EU accession negotiation process in Albania (e-ACT) will run for 18 months, and its aim is to strengthen the watchdog role and partnership of CSOs to boost enforcement of energy recovery and green policies through direct ground monitoring and policy dialogue within the pre-accession frame. Three main pillars of the project that will enable the full implementation of the Action consist on:
1. Establishment of a hosting environment for the civil society on engendering a constructive policy dialogue platform with the representatives of the government by bringing forth issues related to the actual progress and tools in place for environmental protection and climate change;
2. Empower the watchdog role and partnership of CSOs on boosting enforcement of green and energy recovery policies through direct ground monitoring and policy dialogue within the pre-accession frame;
3. Boost political attention and accountability to align principles of green policies and energy recovery of acquis into the country legal framework.
The project is being implemented by EDEN Center and EDMI.