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Albania HR&AD   Enhancing the effectiveness of the Albanian system of human rights protection (HR) and anti-discrimination (AD)

Narrative (Work Plan)
01/12/2015 - 31/05/2018
JP Active  
Coordinating DG:
Directorate General of Democracy
1 650 000
Documents/Links:
    Intervention Logic Performance Indicators Sources of Verification Assumptions
    Overall Objectives
    (36 Activities) Narrative
    Build the institutional capacities and coordination of the AD bodies with regards to effective management of cases and to encourage potential victims to come forward.
    Increase the general awareness of the anti-discrimination legislation and the complaints mechanism.
    Improve HR and AD institution’s capacities and standards in data processing, monitoring and reporting with regards to discrimination cases (in compliance with international standards).

     

     

     
    Project Purpose 0      2015/DG I/JP/2969   Enhancing the effectiveness of the Albanian system of human rights protection and anti-discrimination 1 650 000 
    Contribute to the respect of human rights and fight against discrimination, and further, to contribute to overall social development in Albania. .Higher level of public confidence in AD and HR institutions vis-ŕ-vis protection against discrimination;
    Progress in Albania’s compliance with European anti-discrimination standards recorded in comparison with the initial phase.
     
    .Surveys, feedback from the institutions, NGOs;
    Reports by international organisation and local NGOs monitoring discrimination in Albania.
     
    .Continued commitment of Albania to improving its AD protection system. 
    Expected Result 0.1 Strengthened administrative/professional capacities, efficiency and coordination of the main human rights protection and anti-discrimination bodies to effectively implement and monitor anti-discrimination law and policies.
    - 5 staff members (SM) of Ombudsperson (Op) and CPD trained in areas determined by experts + WG
    2/Streamlined procedures for case-handling adopted
    -Information exchange of CPD with NGO community established + institutionalized
    -A special training module prepared + at least 3 CPD SM trained on monitoring + reporting on discrimination
    -One more training developed on formulating national strategies + action plans on combatting discrimination
    -4 other capacity-building trainings developed for CPD and Op’s staff
    -CPD’s electronic database and case-management system improved
    -A CPD’s plan of preventive measures + at least 3 measures foreseen implemented
    -3 pilot CPD desks with staff traine

    Training reports and post-training evaluation sheets; Lists of trainees who attended the training;
    Texts of streamlined written procedures;
    Meeting minutes;
    The technical documentation (ToR, user manual) for the improved electronic database and case-management system;
    The text of the plan of preventive measures;
    Reports about establishment and functioning of pilot desks.
     
    Willingness of CPD to streamline its procedures and availability of resources within CPD to maintain streamlined procedures;
    CPD’s electronic database and case-management system require the amount of improvement that can be addressed by the Project and do not need to be made from scratch;

    Availability of resources and willingness within the CPD to maintain the desks in municipalities beyond the Project’s duration
    Expected Result 0.2 Improved human rights and anti-discrimination legal framework and policies.
    -An analysis of the Albanian HR and AD system ready
    -Institutional, inter-institutional policies and procedures drafted and 9 staff members from the Ombudsperson’s office, CPD and the Ministry trained
    -A joint co-ordination body is established among the Albanian AD and HR institutions and starts functioning
    -3 joint actions by the Op and the CPD
    -10 representatives of the Op, CPD, the Ministry of Welfare and Youth, NGOs gain experience about best practices of coordinating between AD and HR bodies

    The expert report;
    The recommendations developed by experts and agreed by the Albanian counterparts;
    Texts of new policies, procedures;
    Training reports and post-training evaluation sheets;
    Lists of trainees who attended the training;
    A document attesting to the establishment and functioning of the joint-coordination body among the Albanian HR and AD bodies (minutes of meetings, a memorandum or another form of agreement between the institutions);
    Case reports showing joint activity by the Ombudsperson and CPD or materials of joint awareness activities;
    Study trip reports
     
    Willingness of the Ombudsperson, CPD and other relevant institutions to cooperate effectively

    Preparedness of Albanian institutions to develop new/change policies and procedures;

    Availability of staff to be trained in the relevant institutions;

    Preparedness of Albanian institutions to embrace the recommendations of Project’s experts;
    Expected Result 0.3 Increased awareness of general public and specific target groups on the key aspects of anti-discrimination policy.
    -Recommendations of expert on shortcomings in the CPD’s capacity to carry out its communication strategy (CS) ready
    -2 of CPD’s staff trained on CS
    -5 training programmes developed for 5 different groups of trainees on implementation of AD law
    -3 of CPD’s SM trained as trainers on implementation of AD law
    -5 pilot training seminars on implementation of AD law
    -4 press events organized with CPD + Op
    -A publicity plan for Op + CPD developed
    -4 video-stories made about cases where CPD and/or the Op successfully helped
    -8 public meetings organized of the Op and CPD
    -Nation-wide survey to determine the level of public awareness about discrimination > campaign to address the issue > 5%

    Texts of expert recommendations;
    Training reports and post-training evaluation sheets;
    Lists of trainees who attended the training; Training materials;
    Texts of training programmes;
    Meeting minutes; Video of public meetings;
    Publicity plan
    Video-stories;
    Video of public meetings;
    Awareness survey results;
    Awareness materials (print, video, electronic, etc.); results of a post campaign survey.
     
    Willingness of the Ombudsperson’s office and CPD to work together on awareness about discrimination;

    Willingness of media to cover discrimination-related issues.
    Activities

    Project Purpose 0 (JP/2969)
      -> Contribute to the respect of human rights and fight against discrimination, and further, to contribute to overall social development in Albania.


      Expected Result 0.1 Strengthened administrative/professional capacities, efficiency and coordination of the main human rights protection and anti-discrimination bodies to effectively implement and monitor anti-discrimination law and policies.

    (40705)
    01/01/2016
    - 31/05/2018

    Under way

     
    Management
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (40608)
    11/01/2016
    - 31/03/2016

    Completed

     
    Analysis of the of the Albanian Human Rights and Anti Discrimination system (Activity 1.1)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (41088)
    05/04/2016
    - 06/04/2016

    Completed

     
    Steering Committee Meeting and Launching Conference for the project
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (41968)
    01/09/2016
    - 15/12/2016

    Under way

     
    Revision of CPD' internal policies and procedures. (Activity 1.2)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (41973)
    01/09/2016
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Support the Inter-Insitutional Working Group (WG) to develop a general cooperation plan/Actvity 1.1
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (41975)
    01/09/2016
    - 15/12/2016

    Under way

     
    Support CPD by providing recomendations on the revisions/ammendments of Anti-Discrimination law and other relevant national laws, and harmonizing existing AD definitions and provisions to bring them in line with the European standards/Activity 1.2
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (41876)
    27/10/2016
    Planned

     
    Steering Committee Meetings
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)
    (42152)
    01/11/2016
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Translation and interpretation
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (8)
    (42433)
    07/02/2017
    - 09/02/2017

    Planned

     
    Study visit for representatives of project beneficiary insitutions, February 2017
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (9)
    (43627)
    01/01/2018
    - 31/05/2018

    Under way

     
    Study Visit of the representatives of project beneficiary insitutions in Austria
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (10)

      Expected Result 0.2 Improved human rights and anti-discrimination legal framework and policies.

    (41256)
    16/05/2016
    - 20/05/2016

    Completed

     
    To establish the Inter-institutional Working Group
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (41976)
    01/07/2016
    - 30/12/2016

    Under way

     
    Support CPD to establish/strengthen the electronic database and case management system/Activity 2.4
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (41598)
    15/07/2016
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    To conduct the Inter-institutional Working Group Meetings
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (41495)
    01/08/2016
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    To deliver the training programme on anti-discrimination under HELP platform
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (40825)
    01/09/2016
    - 31/12/2017

    Under way

     
    Enhancement of capacities and outreach of the CPD and the Ombudsperson through specialised training and hands-on support with view to increasing their case handling efficiency. (Activity 2.1)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (41974)
    01/09/2016
    - 30/01/2017

    Under way

     
    Support CPD to assess the implementation of the Strategic Plan 2011-2015 against its relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability criteria.
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (42250)
    01/11/2016
    - 30/04/2017

    Under way

     
    Provide support to CPD in developing the New Strategic Plan.
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)
    (42823)
    09/03/2017
    - 30/12/2017

    Under way

     
    Grant Agreement to support setting up three pilot desks of the CPD Activity 2.5
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (8)
    (43145)
    01/05/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Develop a plan of preventive measures for municipalities of Korca, Shkodra and Gjirokastra (CPD local pilot desks)
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (9)
    (43146)
    01/05/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Develop a training module and deliver the training on training on amicus-curia concept for CPD and Ombudsman staff
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (10)
    (43147)
    01/05/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Support CPD to develop its communication and visibility strategy
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (11)
    (43170)
    01/05/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    HELP online training on “ECHR and Asylum Seekers''
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (12)
    (43171)
    01/05/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    HELP online training on “Business and Human Rights”
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (13)

      Expected Result 0.3 Increased awareness of general public and specific target groups on the key aspects of anti-discrimination policy.

    (41533)
    01/07/2016
    - 30/09/2017

    Under way

     
    Consultancy Services to conceptualise and oversee the implementation of the pre and post awareness surveys on issues of discrimination.
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (1)
    (42626)
    01/02/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Visibility materials
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (2)
    (42697)
    01/02/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Consultancy Services to conceptualise and oversee the implementation of the nation-wide awareness campaighn on issues of discrimination.
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (3)
    (42912)
    01/03/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    Conduct a nation-wide survey to determine the level of public awareness about discrimination
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (4)
    (43172)
    01/05/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Under way

     
    HELP online training on Anti-Discrimination for legal and non-legal professionals
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (5)
    (43414)
    01/09/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Planned

     
    Conduct a nation-wide public awareness campaign on the meaning and prohibition of discrimination.
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (6)
    (43462)
    15/09/2017
    - 30/11/2017

    Planned

     
    Provision of technical support to CPD and the PA in developing their communication and visibility four year strategies
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (7)
    (43494)
    01/10/2017
    - 30/05/2018

    Planned

     
    Production of the logo and slogan: Nation-wide public awareness campaign in Albania on the meaning and prohibition of discrimination
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (8)
    (43496)
    01/10/2017
    - 30/05/2018

    Planned

     
    The design, preparation, production, printing and provision of promotional materials and publications for an awareness campaign against discrimination in Albania
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (9)
    (43497)
    01/10/2017
    - 30/05/2018

    Planned

     
    The design, preparation, production, printing and provision of promotional materials and publications for an awareness campaign against discrimination in Albania
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (10)
    (43498)
    01/10/2017
    - 30/05/2018

    Planned

     
    Preparation and production of TV spots/advertisements, video success stories and campaign overview video for the purposes of an awareness campaign against discrimination in Albania.
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (11)
    (43533)
    18/10/2017
    - 31/05/2018

    Under way

     
    Broadcasting of one TV spot and four success story videos
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (12)
    (43615)
    01/01/2018
    - 30/05/2018

    Planned

     
    Awareness Raising Campaign-Open Days
        Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
    (13)



     
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