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Albanian Socio Economic Think Tank - ASET

National Network: 
Albania
Address: 
Rr."Ismail Qemali", Pall.27/1 Shk.2, Apt.13, P.O. Box 1506
Tirana
ألبانيا
Telephone: 
++355 4 2258171
Fax: 
++355 4 2258171
E-Mail (2): 
Mobile Phone: 
++355 69 20 95 495
Mobile Phone (other): 
++355 69 20 73 732
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
1999
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

ASET is managed by the president and board of directors. ASET has 4 full time and more than 30 part tame collaborators.
Our yearly budget is between 20.000 to 100.000 thousand euros. Funds are coming from international donors (WB, UNICEF, UNIWomen, UNDP, USAID, IOM, Soris Foundation etc.), government of Albania and Albanian businesses.

Mission and Objectives: 

Albanian Socio-Economic Think Tank ASET represents an experienced resource of providing expertise on projects to socio-economic policies, awareness, dissemination and education of their targeted groups. ASET is primary focused on elaborating, analyzing and evaluating economic and social policies, improving the exising capacities in formulating, correlating and implementing these policies.
ASET’s goal is to promote economic development and social welfare through contributing to the creation and permanent development of a climate for dialogue on economic policy issues, improving the coherence, public acceptance and implementation of the reform policies.
The focus is addressing acute problems, with a particular attention on economic progress and social welfare:
 Sustainable economic growth;;
 Social care and welfare; Urban and rural development;
 Protected environment; More efficient & transparent government practices;
 Increased participatory role of stakeholders in public policies.
 Research activity on economic and social issues;

Main Projects / Activities: 

1. ACCESSING INFORMATION CONCERNING WOMEN AND ELECTIONS ADVOCACY SUPPORT, Client Name: UNIFEM
2. ALBANIA – GROWTH AND POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY (GPRS), Client Name: Government of Albania
3. ANNUAL 2009 WORKING PLAN, APPROVED BY MOLSAEO AND UNICEF, Client Name: UNICEF
4. BRAIN DRAIN IN SOUTH–EASTERN EUROPE: ALBANIAN CASE, Client Name: UNESCO-CEPES Romania
5. BUSINESS MIGRATION AND SOCIO –ECONOMIC IMPACT, Client Name: Friedrich Ebert Foundation Tirana
6. COMPETITIVE COMPANY ADVANTAGES IN ALBANIAN INDUSTRY: PRESENT SITUATION AND POLITIC’S INFLUENCE IN THEIR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT, Client Name: Global Development Network (GDN)
7. ECONOMIC POLICIES FOR TIRANA DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT, Client Name: Ministry of Economy
8. HARMONIZATION OF SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL POLICIES, Client Name: SOROS Foundation
9. PROMISE: MUNICIPAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT in SOUTH-EASTERN CITIES, Client Name: Community Initiative: South East Europe: Transnational Cooperation Programme
10. PUBLIC PERCEPTION REGARDING WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN ALBANIAN ELECTIONS, Client Name: UNIFEM
11. VOLUNTEERISM – AN ELEMENT OF SOCIAL PARTNERSHIP, Client Name: SOROS Foundation

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

Through frequently communication with other partners (exchanging views and experiences), informing them for the activities organised by us or our partners, inviting them in our events, applying as consortium in some projects, etc.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

Working together with other partners, exchanging views and experience, contributing in the region progress, expanding our possibilities for contributing in the development of Albania