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Welcome to the Albanian Green Academy! A three-week course for organisation representatives, activists , and students who want to increase their knowledge on Green values.

About the event

The goal of the Green Academy is to equip young participants with the necessary knowledge and expertise in environmental topics to develop their contributing skills in the organizations they belong to, institutions, policies, projects and activism. This platform also aims to promote European green policies.

The goal of the Green Academy is to equip young participants with the climate and environmental knowledge necessary to contribute to local organisations, institutions, projects, and activism projects. This platform also aims to promote European green policies. The Green Academy will be facilitated by environmental science experts.



The academy is organised in two main phases:

  1. The first phase: “European Green Deal”. This topic will address key issues such as circular economy, green employment, eco-Industry, and environmentally friendly transport policies. This phase will take place on 10-12 September 2021, in the City of Tirana, on the premises of “Vila Tafaj”.
  2. The second phase: “Climate Change”. We will address this topic in more depth with the elaboration of issues such as economy, social concepts, COVID-19 pandemic, biodiversity, environmental pollution, health, tourism… related under a single denominator: climate change. It will take place on 1-3 October 2021, in the City of Pogradec.

Participants who complete this academy will be granted a European certificate issued by the Green European Foundation and the Albanian Green Institute.



Phase 1: European Green Deal (10-12th September)

Arrival day

Day 1: Introductions, Team building, European Green Deal, Session on Circular Economy, Group discussion, Movie Night

Day 2: Green Jobs, Politics and skills requirements, Eco-Industry, Group work/ presentations, Games Night

Day 3: Green transportation, Group work: Problems -> Solutions, meet the local activists, Evening activities

Phase 2: Climate Change (1-3rd October)

Arrival day

Day 1: Team building, Climate Change definition, Key drivers of Climate Change, Impacts on human health, Movie Night

Day 2: Social concepts on Climate Change, Pandemic COVID19, Economics, Tourism, Games Night

Day 3: Policies and politics, International Climate Agreements, Public awareness, Carbon footprint, Reflections, Party



This training is an open opportunity for:

  • Representatives of NGOs from different cities of Albania
  • Volunteers
  • Activists
  • Young People


The training will take place under strict adherence to COVID19 measures.

In case of any further questions, do not hesitate to contact greeninstitute.al@gmail.com

This event is organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Albanian Green Institute and with the financial support of the European parliament to the Green European Foundation. The European Parliament is not responsible for the content of the Academy.

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