Support to The Albanian Ministry of European Integration SMEI II

Activities

Component 1

1.1 Support the MEI in view of preparing and answering the ECQ

January – May 2010

Activity: Further support given to MEI in answering the additional questions of the EU questionnaire.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

December 2009 – January 2010

Training for external translators: Process of translating the EC questionnaire and the methodology for translating the questionnaire.
Procurement of CAT software to ensure an efficient translation process during the EC questionnaire exercise.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and 41 External Translators.

December 2009

Training for IIWGs: Introducing the methodology for answering the EC questionnaire and information to existing acquis communautaire in the respective chapters.
Beneficiary: 522 Participants from all line ministries and institutions involved in answering the EC questionnaire.

Workshops: Raising awareness at all levels of the public administration on preparation for the EC questionnaire.
Beneficiary: 173 Participants including Government representatives from all line ministries.

October 2009

Activity: Proposal for establishment of Inter-Institutional Working Groups for the 33 chapters of the acquis communautaire and for the Rules of Procedures.

Activity: Proposal for establishment of the European Secretariat within the Ministry of European Integration.

1.2 Strategic planning and monitoring of EI process- Inter-Institutional Coordination

August 2011

Activity: Selected guidelines and methodologies for the management of the EU integration process

EU Integration handbook

EU-Integration-Official's-Handbook.pdf

Activity: Negotiating Albania’s Accession to the EU
Policy paper on the preparation of structures and procedures for negotiations

Policy Paper

SMEI-II-Policy-Paper-On-Negotiating-Accession.pdf

December 2010

Activity: Presentation of a methodology for analysing the Commission’s Opinion on Albania’s Application for EU Membership.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

November 2010

Activity: Recommendations for a methodology for analysing the Commission’s Opinion on Albania’s Application for EU Membership.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

June – July 2010

Strategic document: Policy Paper on Negotiating Accession presented to MEI.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

Memo for the Minister: Milestones in the preparation for the Accession Negotiations.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

Trainings: Treaty of Lisbon, Accession Treaties, Introduction to the Methodology of Legislative Gap Analyses and Court of Justice.
Beneficiary: 85 Participants from line ministries and institutions.

1.3 Support of Legal Approximation

July 2011

Training: Legislative Gap Analysis on Energy
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries

June 2011

Training: Legislative Gap Analysis on Social Policy and Employment
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries

Training: Legislative Gap Analysis on Information Society and Media
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries

Training: Legislative Gap Analysis on Data Protection
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries

May 2011

Training: Legislative Gap Analysis on Money Laundering
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries

April 2011

Training: Legislative Gap Analysis on Competition Law and state Aid
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries

November 2010

Activity: Preparation of Gap Analyses in the area of Taxation and Company Law.
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries.

September 2010

Activity: Preparation of Gap Analyses in the area of Competition Law and State Aid.
Beneficiary: MEI and line ministries.

April – June 2010

Activity: Preparation of Gap Analyses in the area of Transport, Intellectual Property Law, Data Protection and Public Procurement.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and line ministries.

February 2010

Activity: Presentation of a new concept for Legislative Gap Analyses.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and line ministries.

1.4 Support of Translation

July 2011

Ceremony: Official handing-over of the Computer-assisted Translation System to the Ministry of European Integration and Presentation of the Web-based terminology database (ALterm)

October 2010

Trainings: The use of CAT software and on the terminology work for selected translators of the acquis and staff of MEI.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and 16 external translators.

July 2010

Trainings: Translation Project and Project Management.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

Workshop: Termbase and Web base terminology database.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

Study visit to Luxembourg on development of terminology databases.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

April 2010

Glossary on EU Integration, EU Institutions and EU Policies: The publication contains 238 terms relating to European Integration and the institutions and activities of the EU.
Beneficiary: Public administration officials, representatives of academia, students, journalists and translators of the acquis.

Glossary of the Key Terms of the SAA: The publication comprises the text of the SAA, a core glossary of terms, and a bilingual vocabulary.
Beneficiary: Public administration officials, representatives of academia students, lawyers, journalists and translators of the acquis.

December 2009 – January 2010

Trainings for external translators: Process of translating the EC questionnaire and the methodology for translating the questionnaire.
Procurement of CAT software to ensure an efficient translation process during the EC questionnaire exercise.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and 41 External Translators.

Component 2

January 2011

Workshop: IPA information tracking system definition and data structure
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration

December 2010

Activity: Needs analysis concerning implementation of Information Tracking System.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and 41 External Translators.

November 2010

Workshop: Hungarian Experience in establishing an MIS on EU Funds management and Presentation of the DEEP system of CBIB.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and Representatives from DSDC, CFCU and CBIB.

Component 3

April 2011

Activity: IT solution for allocation of EU measures developed and tested
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration

March 2011

Activity: Final draft of methodology for allocation of EU measures to responsible authorities
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration

January 2011

Activity: Support MEI in the process of initial allocation of EU measures to responsible authorities
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration

December 2010

Activity: Preparation of the allocation of acquis measures to responsible ministries.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

Workshop: Presentation of Roadmap for revision of the National Plan for the Implementation of the SAA and the development of the IT support system.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

September 2010

Activity: Systematic Assessment of the NPISAA database and recommendations given to enhance NPISAA and the supporting IT system.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration and line ministries.

April 2010

Activity: Recommendations for the improvement of the methodology for updating the 2010 NPISAA.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

Component 4

18 August 2011

Radio show: Welcome Mr./Ms. Ambassador..." with his Excellency, the Romanian Ambassador Mr Viorel STANILA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd1gdBoh68k

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYlDgTmC4BU

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48iSlPiWFe4

11 August 2011

Radio show: Welcome Mr./Ms. Ambassador..." with his Excellency, the Danish Ambassador Mr Karsten Ankjær JENSEN

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbqkcoabTkw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTO7ImZ4xVQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImKVp-0ATkY

07 July 2011

Radio show: Welcome Mr./Ms. Ambassador..." with his Excellency, the Dutch Ambassador Mr Henk G. C. van den DOOL

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYWPkL_ZgnI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKNQssfRyZo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O382WXrDwdc

16 June 2011

Radio show: Welcome Mr./Ms. Ambassador..." with his Excellency, the Austrian Ambassador Mr. Florian Raunig  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPTirfNUUG0

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caLG-lVyi7E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45gwB-e2r-g

09 June 2011

Radio show: "Welcome Mr./Ms. Ambassador..." with his Excellency, the Swedish Ambassador Mr. Patrik Svensson

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EcCYAjBjjY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=805y07LEtAw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSK8Zuwg4qM

02 June 2011

Radio show:  "Welcome Mr./Ms. Ambassador..."  with his Excellency, the Italian Ambassador Mr. Saba d'Elia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz8lwwTVqck

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bThL8mQuguE

26 May 2011

Radio show:  "Welcome Mr./Ms. Ambassador..." with her Excellency, the German Ambassador Ms. Carola Müller-Holtkemper

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meXVvqgE71U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRChRrY6VVU

January 2011

Workshop: Presentation of findings of first wave of  2010 of the perception survey: Albanian's views on the their country's path to EU integration
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration

December 2010

Activity: High Level Conference on European Integration – Realities and Perspectives
in the Light of the Analytical Report of the European Commission.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

July 2010

Activity: Finalisation of SMEI II Concept Papers on targeted communication activities.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

June 2010

Workshop: Presentation of Concept Papers on targeted communication activities.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

April 2010

Activity: Analysis of MEI Communication Strategy.
Beneficiary: Ministry of European Integration.

Glossary on EU Integration, EU Institutions and EU Policies. The publication contains 238 terms relating to European Integration and the institutions and activities of the EU.
Beneficiary: Public administration officials, representatives of academia, students, journalists and translators of the acquis

Glossary of the Key Terms of the SAA. The publication comprises the text of the SAA, a core glossary of terms, and a bilingual vocabulary.
Beneficiary: Public administration officials, representatives of academia students, lawyers, journalists and translators of the acquis.

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