News archive - Bilateral Cooperation between Albania and Italy - An Example

On December 3, 2008, Albania's Education Minister Genc Pollo and Italian Ambassador to Tirana Saba D'Elia signed the third bilateral executive programme of the Agreement of Scientific and Technological (S&T) Cooperation between the Republic of Albania and Republic of Italy.

The agreement was signed in the presence of Albanian Premier Sali Berisha and Italian counterpart Romano Prodi and is valid for the period 2008-2010. Albania and Italy have recognised the increasing importance of S&T for the economic, social and cultural development. Therefore, they have found the necessity to intensify their collaboration in order to improve the agreement The agreement opened the new bilateral call for proposals in the areas of health and hospital organisation, agronomy, veterinary and zootechnology, geology and forestalls sciences, energy and environment, urban studies, new technology applied to the alimentary industry, telecommunications, new technology applied to the infrastructure, information for public services and archaeology and protection of cultural heritage. During the first call for proposals 44 mobility proposals have been submitted and 25 were selected.

Gianluca Rossi

Entry created by Elke Dall on April 30, 2008
Modified on May 4, 2008