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.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2021): Zana Vokopola (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2020): Zana Vokopola (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female