Empowering fact-based journalism through Open and Linked Data – Media, May 2024

Even throughout May, dozens of media reports in newspapers, television screens or web-portals were written based on evidences and information extracted from AIS / Open Data Albania databases. The organization continues to strengthen fact-based and quality journalism despite the struggle to secure  the continuation its programs targeting the use of Open Data for Anti-corruption efforts. We have routinely assisted media representatives through info sessions, training…

Call for Applications to Participate in DataThon 2024

The AIS organization, a promoter of Open Data for Albania, in collaboration with the OSCE Presence in Albania, invites you to apply to be part of the Marathon for Open and Transparent Data, DataThon 2024. This year’s Open Data Marathon is dedicated to young people and will focus on state budget data and public finances. The event will be held in Tirana in the early…

Apply to be part of the #OpenDataFellowship #YouthAntiCorruptionNetworkAlbania2024

Announcement for Young Professionals #Economist #Lawyer; #Journalist and #PoliticalActivist (aged 20 to 30 years old) – Opportunity to gain practical knowledge, info sessions, empowerment, events, networking and training certificate issued by AIS/OpenDataAlbania The organization AIS, promoter of Open Data for Albania, during the 2021 – 2023 period, with support from the Swedish Embassy in Tirana, has implemented a program that trained young people in the…

Milot – Fier Concession Road Axis Project with Public Private Partnership: Adriatic Ionian Road Corridor AIC

The Albanian state has so far activated the PPP project for the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of the Milot-Fier road axis. This segment is part of the Adriatic Ionian Road Corridor, a strategic project for Southeast Europe, part of the expansion of the Trans-European Transportation Network in the Western Balkans. The corridor stretches from the Croatian border, in Tivar, to the Albanian border with Montenegro,…

Fact-Checking: Verification of Public Procurement Statistical Data, reported by Prime Minister Rama at the Socialist Party Parliamentary Group Meeting on 07.05.2024

The AIS team, promotor of Open Data Albania and creators of the Open Procurement Albania database, is diligently fact-checking the statistical information presented by Prime Minister Edi Rama during the Socialist Party Parliamentary Group meeting on 07.05.2024. Specifically, we are focusing on the Public Procurement Statistics. From the Prime Minister’s speech, which occurred between minutes 1:33:00 and 1:43:00 of the recorded session, link: Meeting of the Socialist…