Goals and Activities of IPLS
The mission of IPLS will be carried out through establishment of goals and
implementation of activities in the two following main areas:
- Training of judges and legislators on various legal issues.
- Providing the government with independent analysis of proposed legislation.
- Assisting the government in the drafting of laws.
- Providing technical expertise to the Association of Judges, public and private attorneys
and legal scholars.
- Creating and maintaining a Web Page and a database with the current and proposed
- Providing a professional legal research environment for government and non-governmental
- Providing a non-partisan environment where drafts of laws can be discussed by the
legislators, Western and local scholars and local interest groups.
- Mobilizing Albanian professionals to address the country's pressing issues.
- Providing a professional environment and institution for research and development of
Albanian professionals with an emphasis on the younger generation.
- Creating opportunities for research, development and analysis through collaboration with
Albanian and international research institutions, publications, educational organizations,
- Supporting independent critical thinking and promoting a pro-active approach towards
public affairs and public policy.
- Initiating interest of Albanian citizens through regular public discussions, workshops,
lectures, and regional discussion forums.
- Providing analysis and solutions.
- Reviewing current and proposed laws and their impact on the further development of
- Publishing periodicals and positions papers either independently or in collaboration
with other institutions.
- Publishing a monthly/quarterly journal that would describe IPLS activities, calendar of
events, articles on relevant issues, and include a summary of IPLS policy/legal papers.
- Creating and maintaining a database for the distribution of IPLS information to domestic
and international organizations and institutions.
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