Government Role in Infrastructure Development in Albania: Efforts for Sustainability


  • Fioralba Vela University of Vlora, Albania
  • Luciana Koprencka University of Vlora, Albania
  • Migena Petanaj University of Vlora, Albania


This paper mainly focuses on transport development in Albania and policy objectives and decision making in transport infrastructure investments that aims the sustainability of this development and the integration of Albania in the EU. Albania is facing a lot of challenges in developing infrastructure. The challenge of developing transport policies for sustainable development is to orient the sector towards a compromise that maximizes the economic and social benefits of transport and minimizes associated environmental, social and economic costs. Many of the measures required to achieve this balance are not new, the main difficulty is effective implementation. In this paper the author tend to give some important recommendations for strategy design and implementation according to the need of respecting European standards and integration.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n2p361


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Government Role in Infrastructure Development in Albania: Efforts for Sustainability. (2013). Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 4(2), 361.