Entries by Besi Hysa

CSOs from 6 countries at POINT 5.0, Political Accountability and New Technologies

Political Accountability and New Technologies POINT is a regional conference of civil society organizations from six countries of Southeast Europe, which are intensively engaged in using new technologies in their work. Four speakers at this conference, Eva Meqemeja, Shefiko Hajna, Erald Hoxha, and Besjana Hysa presented the efforts being made by AIS (an Albanian NGO) […]

AIS vs. SP, SMI, and DP over Electoral Spending Transparency. AIS request the Administrative Court of Appeal to accelerate the court proceedings

In the context of the court proceedings and our efforts to force the political parties to provide the public with real time (during the election) data about the Financing of their Electoral Campaign, we are sharing with you some information about the latest developments. Thus, AIS has filed a request with the Administrative Court of […]

Money, Government & Politics

Money, Government and Politics project and its activities address issues of abuse, corruption, and conflict of interest in the context of governance and politics in Albania. The program aims at opening data about the wealth of high state officials, expenditures of state institutions, electoral spending and expenditures of the concessionary corporate. Comparison and analysis of such data increases transparency, accountability and public pressure in cases of favoritism, embezzlement of public funds or assets.

Open Corporates / Business Companies

This project aims at opening data about business companies operating in the country. Through the Business Companies application, anyone may easily find and use data including the name of a company, its tax number (NIPT), year of establishment and its legal status. Additionally, the annual profit is published for each registered company, along with the type of […]

Joint Declaration of the Members of the Electoral Room regarding the Administration of the Electoral Process

The Electoral Room has been monitoring the electoral process through its members, the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections and the Albanian Institute for Political Studies, and shall continue to monitor the ballot counting process. It has cooperated with the citizens through the online portal ZALART.al to ensure a due electoral process. The fact that […]

Money&Power: Publishes data about the assets, incomes, and expenditures declared by high level officials in politics and judiciary.

At the portal Open Spending Albania on the section Money and Power (One Stop Integrated Data Source) publishes data about the assets, incomes, and expenditures declared by high level officials in politics and judiciary. Such data were either declared in a certain year or before the public official took office. In any case, the respective documents […]

AIS at WeLoveData event

On 24-25 March 2015, UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the ECSI organized in Istanbul, Turkey an Open Data Workshop for NGOs in Euro-Asia called WeLoveData. The workshop was designed to address the needs and challenges that the growing open data community is facing in Europe and Central Asia. The workshop brought together 30 journalists, civic activists, and […]

GOW15 at “Ismail Qemali” High School

As part of ‪#‎GOW15‬ activities in Albania, AIS organized two meetings with young people from high school “Ismail Qemali” in Tirana to encourage young people to choose to study in fields where the labor market has more demand.

Albanian Institute of Science is looking for associates

Albanian Institute of Science in the framework of a better territorial implementation of its programs is looking for associates, mainly for media correspondents from different regions of Albania. Specifically, from cities/towns such as: Mirdita; Malësi e Madhe; Bulqizë; Mat; Kurbin; Kamzë, Peqin; Lushnjë; Kuçovë; Urë Vajgurore; Poliçan; Gramsh; Maliq; Devoll; Mallakastër; Skrapar, Kolonjë, Përmet. These […]