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Institute for Democracy and Meditation – IDM operates since 1999, in Albania.  Local Governance and Integrated Development – LGID department is one of the oldest departments within Institute for Democracy and Mediation.

LGID department contributes towards sustainable development and social cohesion through supporting good governance, consolidation of local democracy and empowering local communities and stakeholders.

LGID works to promote citizen participation in local decision-making, to improve accountability of local governance, to build capacities and elaborate alternatives for community-led socio-economic development.

LGID program activities are designed and carried out by a team of highly qualified professionals combining solid academic background and professional expertise on governance matters, decentralization issues, social inclusion and EU instruments for integrated development.