The Urban Research Institute (URI) is a non-governmental organization based in Tirana. URI has an experience of more than 15 years in different areas such as trainings, studies, management and technical assistance projects implementation. The Urban Research Institute has an extensive experience with different donors, including: Swiss Cooperation, Netherlands Embassy, USAID, UNDP, World Bank, European Commission, SIDA, SOROS and other donors. In light of the nature of environmental damage, URI has stepped up as an actor that address the interconnected issues of the environment. URI deals with issues of the environment, including the depletion of natural resources, global warming and conservation.
The work of URI includes managing endangered land, performing field research, lobbying government institutions, and creating information campaigns to raise public awareness. URI works closely with the government to create environmentally-friendly policies. URI is also involved with work in development and human rights.
Some of the projects implemented lately were focused in:
Our office staff enjoys good and consolidated reputation in the community development field in Albania. At the same time, URI collaborates with a wide spectrum of experts in various fields according to the requirements of specific projects. If you want to discuss options with us or to learn more about our organization please do not hesitate to contact us.
URI is also part of the National Council of European Integration in Albania. URI is supporting partner at ENergies for Local Administration to Renovate Governance in Europe (http://www.enlarge-project.eu)