Timespan: June 2015- May 2016
Origin of founding: REC Albania
The project aims to promote and sensitize local authorities in Vlora for implementation of the legal obligation to provide information access to the public as well as real participation in environmental decision-making through the information and consultation processes and advocacy at the institutional level for any case that constitute administrative violations and offenses against the environment .
Through several meetings and round-tables, te local institutions (REA, SIEWP and Vlora Municipality) will join forces and coordinate their work firstly on the environmental information to be broadcast to the public and shared among them i.e lists of permits of type C, the inspection and monitoring reports, notices of public consultation on infrastructure works for urban renewal and development and not only. The citizens will be involved and a group of activists will be trained to prepare the first monitoring reports and identification of cases of environmental damage, as well as administrative and criminal offenses. This project will enable citizens and local institutions to be active, participative and engaged in important issues that affect the urban environment health of Vlora. An on-line web-based platform, very informative and demanding dedicated to urban environment will come to the aid of public institutions and citizens in the Municipality of Vlora.
The Project website will be updated and used to create on-line forums and feedback collection from citizens and other users related environmental information.