Environmental Performance Reviews: Albania

Second Review

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The present publication takes stock of the progress made by Albania in the management of its environment since the country was first reviewed in 2002. It assesses the implementation of the recommendations contained in the first review. This second Environmental Performance Reviews also covers 10 issues of importance to Albania related to policymaking, planning and implementation, the financing of environmental policies and projects and the integration of environmental concerns into economic sectors, in particular the sustainable management of water resources, waste management, forestry, biodiversity and protected areas, energy and environment, and environmental health.




The second EPR of Albania began in June 2011 with a preparatory mission. During this mission, the final structure of the report was discussed and established. A review mission took place on 4-10 October 2011. The team of international experts taking part included experts from Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, the Republic of Moldova and Slovakia as well as from the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the ECE secretariat.


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