The goal: to raise the investigative capacity of 8 to 10 journalists through intensive training.
The project aimed at promoting the accountability and transparency of the judiciary through establishing effective ways of handling citizens’ complaints and increasing the involvement of the public in judicial inspections. The project sought to influence improvement of legislation with regard to the access of individuals to the judicial inspection process. In addition, the project was expected to increase information of the public regarding the procedures and ways of following up complaints regarding judges and courts, and in particular the public participation and cooperation during the inspection of judicial cases.
The goals of the project included: To support the organized citizens
The project supported the High Inspectorate for the Declaration and Auditing of Assets.
To support improving governance through empowering citizens and enhancing their role in local government decision-making through building an innovative model of co-operation among the local authorities and community in Shkodra city.
The project focused on cases of conflict of interest in three courts in Albania: Court of Appeals in Tirana, First Instance Court of Vlora, First Instance Court of Shkodra.