Entries by Besi Hysa

The Supreme State Audit and the Albanian Institute of Science signed a cooperation agreement

The Supreme State Audit and the Albanian Institute of Sciences (AIS), engaged through a cooperative agreement for the exchange of data between institutions. The agreement was signed by the chairman of SSA, Bujar Leskaj and the executive director of the Albanian Institute of Science, Aranita Brahaj. Pursuant to this agreement, SSA will engage in exchanging […]

Open Government Data on the Web: A Semantic Approach

Julia Hoxha Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany Julia.Hoxha@kit.edu Armand Brahaj FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure, Germany Armand.Brahaj@fiz-karlsruhe.de Initiatives of making government data open are continuously gaining interest recently. While this presents immense benefits for increasing transparency, the problem is that the data are […]

Utilization Cases of Open Data Albania

Julia Hoxha` and Aranita Brahaj* `Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany julia.hoxha@kit.edu  *Albanian Institute of Science, Tirana, Albania aranita.brahaj@ais.al  http://www.ais.al   In this paper, we describe Open Data Albania (ODA) project and concrete cases of open data utilization. ODA aims at providing open datasets of valuable information […]

Digital Inventory of the Ethnographic Fund of the Pre-Alps Zone

The Albanian Institute of Science has started to implement the “Digital Inventory of the Ethnographic Fund of the Pre-Alps Zone” Project. The project targets the villages of Iballa, MërturGuri, and Arsmiliska of Puka District, Region of Shkodra.The area is very interesting thanks to an entirely autochthone ethnography and culture. It contains the Early Medieval city […]

Media Coverage- “Castles of my coast” action in Borshi Castle

The event was covered on TV through spots that promoted citizens’ reaction and action. RTV Ora News : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIdsHZ0ELto&hd=1 UTV News : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUtgCCpUotc Voice of America, Albanian Edition : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i85VAL_bbds Radio Tirana : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqLqKMoZcVc or in Newspappers : Gazeta Shqiptare : http://www.balkanweb.com/gazetav5/artikull.php?id=139427 Gazeta Start : http://www.gazetastart.com/index.php?p=hg&hid=15992 Gazeta Standart : http://www.standard.al/reportazh-borsh-aty-ku-vullnetaret-i-bashkohen-aksionit-kalate-e-bregut-tim/

AIS attended the conference: Political Accountability and New Technologies ( POINT 3.0 )

Political Accountability and New Technologies ( POINT 3.0 ) conference took place in Art Cinema Kriterion in Sarajevo from May 22nd to May 24th. This year’s program offered a variety of great speakers, panels, exhibitions, workshops and screenings. Among other great speakers, there appeared Michael Slaby, the CTO of the Obama 2008 campaign; Chris Albon from Ushahidi; Sultan […]

Action – Cleaning of the Castle of Bashtova

Action for Cleaning the Castle of Bashtova – 01 May 2014. This is the action of a group of volunteers of the “Act Now as a Smart Tourist” project. About 40 volunteers participated in this action for cleaning and promoting the castles along the Albanian coast. The Castle of Bashtova is a monument of the […]

Volunteer Action: “Castles of my coast”

On October 18th, we organized the “Castles of my coast” action in Borshi Castle with the participation of 120 volunteers. This castle is located in a tourist area along the coast, and it is very interesting for its tourist and environmental potential. Its maintenance leaves a lot to be desired. The road to the castle […]