This two-and-a-half day training workshop, supported by BMZ, involved staff from the Albanian Ministry of Environment, the Albanian National Environment Agency, private sector consultants engaged in producing environmental impact assessments, and GIZ Albania. The overall objectives of the workshop agreed with the host U4 partner agency (GIZ) were to:

1. Develop a common understanding of corruption as applied to the topic of environmental decision-making and environmental assessments;

2. Develop a common understanding of the main corruption risks, causes, and consequences of corruption related to environmental impact assessments in Albania;

3. Examine existing and potential future anti-corruption strategies to mitigate corruption risks related to environmental impact assessments in Albania;

4. Formulate concrete recommendations (including a code of conduct for private experts) for how to mitigate corruption risks in environmental impact assessments in Albania.

 

 

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