Think tank

Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU

Urban Research Institute - URI ‒ URI

Tirana, Albania

Urban Research Institute is a non-profit and non- governmental organization founded by a joint group of independent professionals and established by the Decision of the Court of Tirana on May 28, 1999. URI investigates the social and economic problems confronting the country along with the central and local government policies designed to solve them. URI’s mission in this undertaking is to raise awareness of the society and sharpen thinking about these problems and the impact of governmental policies, with the final purpose of improving the quality of decision-making and implementation at the central and local governmental level.

Contact details

Website:
www.uri.org.al

Address:
Rr. “Asim Vokshi”, Nd. 14 Hyrja 11, Ap. 56, 1001, Tirana Albania

Country:
Albania

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1999
Age (years)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 23
Albania average
 19
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Zana Vokopola, Engjell Dakli, Edlir Vokopola, Valbona Muçeku
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Zana Vokopola
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Zana Vokopola (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Zana Vokopola (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 15
Albania average
 16
Global average
 42
2021
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 22
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 30
% Female staff
2022
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 47%
Albania average
 53%
Global average
 53%
2021
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 50%
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 45%
% Female researchers
2022
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 56%
Albania average
 61%
Global average
 36%
2021
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 50%
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 15
Albania average
 18
Global average
 43
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 40
2019
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 43
Financials
2021
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 $659,930
Albania average
 $668,114
Global average
 $4,800,480
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 $471,272
2019
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 $530,307

Social

Likes (2022)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 2,477
Albania average
 3,487
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 2,363
Likes (2019)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 2,245
Subscribers (2022)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 0
Albania average
 15
Global average
 5,590
Subscribers (2021)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 0
Subscribers (2019)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane – IKU
 0

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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