Think tank

Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane

Urban Research Institute ‒ 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:
http://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
 22
Albania average
 18
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Zana Vokopola, Engjell Dakli, Edlir Vokopola, Valbona Muçeku
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Zana Vokopola (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Zana Vokopola (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Zana Vokopola
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 22
Albania average
 7
Global average
 75
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 30
2019
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 17
% Female staff
2021
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 1%
Albania average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 45%
% Female researchers
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 50%
Albania average
 87%
Global average
 11%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 40
Albania average
 12
Global average
 33
2019
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 43
2018
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 10
Financials
2020
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 $471,272
Albania average
 $497,496
Global average
 $43,020,298
2019
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 $530,307
2018
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 $397,339

Social

Likes (2021)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 2,363
Albania average
 4,538
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 2,245
Subscribers (2021)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 0
Albania average
 13
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
Instituti i Kërkimeve Urbane
 0

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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