Decentralisation: 20 years of Swiss-Albanian cooperation

The 50th anniversary campaign included also activities related to cooperation programmes between Switzerland and Albania. Since Switzerland's support to Albania focuses on democracy and governance, two key events focused on decentralisation and local governance. 

Main results and lessons learnt in 20 years of cooperation for decentralisation


Highlights of the first event on decentralisation


Publication of results in decentralisation

Together with celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Swiss-Albanian diplomatic relations, 2020 marked also 20 years of cooperation in the area of decentralisation and local governance. 

Click here (PDF, 41 Pages, 273.3 kB)for the publication with main results, achievements and lessons learnt in decentralisation efforts. 

Click here (PDF, 2 Pages, 4.9 MB) for a leaflet that shows main results in brief.  

Photo gallery: decentralisation event