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June 28, 2012 - Institutional reform and capacity building in Albania

Organisation and functioning of NSDI in the Republic of Albania – UPT participates in legislative preparation procedures

On 28 June, the Albanian Parliament approved the Project Law: "Organisation and functioning of NSDI in the Republic of Albania", where main outcome was the Establishment of the Governmental Authority on Spatial Data and Geoinformation.
Albanian OBSERVE Partner University Polytechnic of Tirana (UPT) participated actively in drafting the law as scientific partner of the Governmental Group by conducting several presentations and meeting with policy makers and providing useful insight on INSPIRE related issues. It must be underlined that this development signals a new era for Albania regarding future participation in the international institutional context.

OBSERVE at the training workshop at the Seisimic Institute, Tirana Albania


Balkan GeoNet Project in collaboration with OBSERVE project organized a training workshop for local stakeholders at the Seismic Institute, Tirana Albania on the 21st June 2012. The workshop informed participants on the principles of GEO and GEOSS and INSPIRE and was attended by 31 participants