The NPO Academy, in its 9th year of organisation, is a consolidated program, one of the most sought after in the sector as it is valued by NPOs as one of the only programs that support the formation of leaders and staff of organisations in all aspects of organisational development and management and beyond. For more information, find here the program.
Following an open call for expressions of interest, 26 representatives of CSOs will attend this year’s Academy. The Academy’s program includes 11 lectures by local and international lecturers, as well as discussions with guest experts, mentoring sessions for participants and their organisations throughout the year, participation in study visits to businesses and institutions, and participation in various events and networking activities of the Resource Centre and beyond.
The first two lectures on the “Legal Framework for NPOs in Albania” and “EU integration process and CSOs role” were organized respectively in the months of February and March.
Av. Ardjana Shehi, an expert with more than 25 years of professional work experience in the non-profit sector’s legal field, notably with regard to the legal framework governing the NPO tax regime, directed the first lecture. Gledis Gjipali, Executive Director of the European Movement Albania (EMA), researcher and expert on issues related to the EU accession process, member of the work teams for the drafting of strategic documents such as the National Plan for the Approximation of Legislation, the National Plan for the implementation of the SAA, etc., as well as a member of Albania – EU working group, led the second lecture.