The Integrated Planning System (IPS) is a broad planning and monitoring framework which aims to ensure that the core policy and financial processes developed by the GoA function in an integrated manner.
By coordinating the external assistance in Albania, DSDC provides a government point of contact and orientation for donors with respect to strategic matters as defined in the National Strategy for Development and Integration, thus strengthening government leadership in this process...
On 8 May 2013, In the framework of drafting Swiss Country Strategy 2014-2017 for Albania, Department of Strategy and Donor Coordination in collaboration with the Swiss Cooperation Office, organized a meeting at Hotel Rogner hotel for the consultation the new strategy.
On Wednesday 10 April 2013, The Department of Strategy and Donor Coordination and the Donor Technical Secretariat held a meeting of the Development and Integration Partners (DIPs) This was the first meeting for 2013. and was co-chaired by the DTS Chair, Yesim Oruc (UNDP Country Director) and DSDC Director, Valbona Kuko.
The Integrated Planning System Phase 2, a multiple donor trust fund, to be administered by the World Bank was launched on 9 April, following the signing of the Grant Agreement with the Government of Albania. The project will run for four years and aims to improve the Public Finance Management system, the policy coordination and aid management through support to the monitoring of the Albanian Development and Integration Strategy, and the development of the Information Management System.