Albanian Society of Program Evaluation (ASPE)


The ASPE was legally established in October 2011 and officially recognized by the Albanian government. It was incorporated under the laws numbered 8788 and 8789 dt. 05/07/2001. It is a non-profit organisation with a formal constitution, headed by a president and led by a five member Board of Directors which ensures overall governance and programs activities.They report to the Assembly members and the Assembly elects the President and the Board of Directors for terms of two years.
The ASPE is a professional organization for those already involved or who would be involved in evaluation. It is an open non-exclusive society, trying to gather all interested parties in evaluation, including policy makers, managers, practitioners, teachers, students and so on, from the government, various public, private multi sector, municipal or community networks. The ASPE wants to be an actor who fosters dialogue between various communities and creates opportunities for exchanges on topics of common interest. The focus is to provide a collective nature to evaluation in Albania. Thought is being given to find topics of common interest with other Albanian organizations and to schedule joint activities. Members of these organizations are strongly encouraged to become members.
The ASPE has defined its mission as: Contributing to the development of program evaluation in Albania and promoting the use of evaluation in public and private organizations.
It aims to promote the theory, practice, understanding and use of evaluation through the following specific objectives:
- Provide basic training and professional development in areas related to evaluation;
- Identify the ethical principles and standards of evaluation practice in Albania and promote their use;
- Encourage the development of the theory and practice of evaluation by the publication of advances and recognizing exceptional contributions;
- Organize discussion forums that provide networking opportunities and enrichment of the scope of evaluation (seminars, workshops, conferences, etc.).
- Promote evaluation (advocacy) and encourage the understanding and use of evaluation;
- Gather members who have similar interests in evaluation.

  • Association/NGO
Geographical focus
  • Albania
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on March 1, 2016
Modified on March 1, 2016