Mission and Goals


The Center for the Study of Democracy and Governance believes in the necessity of radical transformation of the democratic processes in Albania and the need to establish new ways of governing and doing politics at local and national levels. The Centre is committed to develop programs that link democracy and governance with the citizens’ concerns. CSDG approach starts by identifying the issues that matter and then carrying out rigorous research that serves to advocate and stimulate debates at all levels of the society.


CSDG mission is to improve democracy, governance and policy making in Albania by generating evidence based research, monitoring public attitudes and opinions, and by promoting an informed engagement of the citizen.


CSDG is an independent and progressive civil society organization committed to the principles of non-partisanship, not-for-profit, and independence.