ΒΑΛΚΑΝΙΑ: Παρουσίαση του φορέα από Durres, Β. Αλβανία
Association “Udhetimi i Lire-Liberi di Viaggiare”
The Association “Udhetimi i Lire-Liberi di Viaggiare” created in Durres, Albania is a nonprofit organization, independent, nongovernmental, not political, created with the free will of her founders, and it is opened to all organizations who work to the same field and fulfill objectives. The Association "Udhetim i Lire- Liberi di Viaggiare" is an organization with the focus on tourism, youth, environment, rural development, good governance, culture, voluntarism, and human rights promotions.
Since its inception, through capacity building activities, educational, advocacy and information initiatives, Association “Udhetimi i Lire-Liberi di Viaggiare” has become an important factor of civil society in the Durres Region. It has clear goals related to establishing partnerships with organizations with the same focus, joining regional networks, promoting donors, developing and managing projects aimed at educating and developing local communities as well as delivering impactful activities, direct to the environment, educating the younger generation, and promoting youth tourism through visual arts.
Implemented activities related with art:
v Public awareness activity for the Earth Day on 22-rd of April 2016 in collaboration with Durres Municipality and Regional Educational Directory.
v Photo exhibition “Durres 2016” with students of high schools of Durres Region, organized in the Hall of Culture Palace in Durres, in collaboration with Durres Municipality and Regional Educational Directory.
v Painting Exhibition “Talent 2016” with students of professional high school Jan Kukuzeli organized in the Hall of Culture Palace in Durres, in collaboration with Durres Municipality and Regional Educational Directory
v Photo exhibition “Sustainable Tourism 2017” with students of high schools of Durres, organized in the Gallery “Nikolet Vasia”, in collaboration with Durres Municipality and Regional Educational Directory.
v Manual on active citizenship, a guide towards youth activism - with National Youth Congres financed by Hanns Seidel Foundation. (February – October 2018).
v “First step toward Youth Local Action Plan” in collaboration with National Youth Congress and Durres Municipality (26 April 2018).
v Summer Camp organized in collaboration with National Youth Congress and Durres Municipality (16-17 July 2018).
v "Youth Festival" organized in collaboration with Durres Municipality, from October - December.
August – October 2017 “Sfinksi 2017” financed by Durres Municipality.
01.10.2017 - 30.09.2018 “Youth Eco Act” under Operational Grants of the Senior II Albania Program, implemented by Regional Environment Center (REC) in Albania financed by Embassy of Sweden in Tirana.
01.02.2018 – 30.06.2018 “Clean Today - Healthy Tomorrow” financed by Raiffeisen Invest.
July 2018 – July 2019 partner in Erasmus + project “Youth Hand in Hand for Clean Seas" with Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Youth and Sports Directorate.
May – December 2019 partner in Erasmus + project : 2019-1-PL01-KA105-064372, Green Up! with Chrześcijańska Służba Charytatywna Oddział Dolnośląski, Wroclaw, Poland.
01.06.2019 – 31.12.2019 “Youth Guide for Durres” financed by Durres Municipality and UNDP, within ReLOaD Program.