Relevant entities for the developing MIL in Albania:

  • Ministry of Education, Sport, and Youth
  • Audiovisual Media Authority
  • Agency for the Quality Assurance in Pre-University Education (ASCAP)
  • Albanian Media Council

Organisations implementing MIL projects:

  • United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • Albanian Media Institute (AMI)
  • South East European Network for Professionalization of Media (SEENPM)
  • CFI Canal France International
  • Media Diversity Institute (MDI)

Piloting MIL in Formal Education:

Building Trust in Media in South East Europe and Turkey – Phase 2


✔️  National multi-stakeholder consultations on Policies and Strategies on Media and Information Literacy in Albania: completed

✔️  Background Documents on MIL:

✔️  MIL school curricula:

✔️ Teachers’ MIL training material:

✔️ Monitoring & Evaluation tools to assess the piloting process and its impact: completed

Teacher training programmes in the selected primary and secondary schools: in progress

📆  Piloting MIL curricula within schools – 20 schools selected for the piloting: 10 primary (6- 9) and 10 high schools (10-12)

📆  Sharing of best practices and replication of the piloting at a bigger scale: planned for the year 2022


🔗Link to the project:

Developing MIL at Albanian universities

Conducting a baseline study to identify the needs, strengths, opportunities and risks in the field of MIL in universities to determine the priorities for intervention: in progress

Developing the most appropriate curricular model on MIL for each university: in progress (until February 2022)

Promotion and awareness rising activities on MIL at the university level (MIL promotional meetings, creating a blog on MIL, organising a competition on the best poster on MIL; producing videos and podcasts on MIL: in progress

📆 Capacity building activities (ToT training courses for pedagogues; Training Courses for students; Media Creative Labs for students): planned for January/June 2022

📆 Summer School for Media Literacy: planned for July/August 2022

📆 Sub-granting to support project on MIL: planned for February/September 2022

Piloting MIL in Informal Education:

Building Trust in Media in South East Europe and Turkey – Phase 2


✔️  MIL training material for youth organisations: completed

✔️  Strategy for implementing MIL actions for youth organisations: completed

✔️  4 youth organisations from Albania joining the Regional Network of Youth Organisations

The youth organisations are: Roma Versitas, Center Act for Society, Youth Media Lab, and National Youth Congress


🔗Link to the project:


Balkan Voices


✔️ Establishment of TALMIL online educational platform on MIL: completed

✔️ Training of 2 trainers in Albania on MIL: completed

✔️ 1300+ students across Western Balkans trained on MIL through 72 workshops

✔️ 400+ journalism students across Western Balkans trained on disinformation and source verification through 12 masterclasses

✔️ Trainings for teachers’ associations on MIL: completed


🔗 Link to the project:


Reporting Diversity Network 2.0 (RDN)


Traditional and new media monitoring to uncover hate speech and divisive discourse and reacting to instances (exposing and countering them by partners using mechanisms like articles and blog posts, letters and meetings with editors, reports to social media platforms): in progress (


📆 Reporting Diversity Training of Trainers: A group of Network representatives as well as additional number of CSO and media representatives interested and/or experienced in the topic, will be selected in order to attend a training workshop aimed at equipping them to individually provide training and mentoring in the field of representation of diversity: planned for November 2021


📆 Sub-granting overall 30 projects across the region by providing programme and financial support : planned for 2022


📆 National and regional conferences aiming at countering hate speech and diversity advocacy with key stakeholders: planned for 2022


🔗 Link to the project:



RESILIENCE: Civil society action to reaffirm media freedom and counter disinformation and hateful propaganda in Western Balkans and Turkey

Sub-granting scheme aimed at capacity-building of grassroots organizations to engage in the promotion of MIL in small towns and rural areas that may be particularly vulnerable to disinformation and propaganda: in progress

🔗 Link to the project:

The ongoing projects on MIL:

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