Stimulate and support achievement of the most advanced standards in democratic and decentralised governance


Flag’s strategic partners are:

• Albania's 61 municipalities
• Albanian Association of Municipalities, AAM
• Association for Local Autonomy of Albania, ALAA
• Infrastruktur & Umwelt, IU
• The Hague Academy for Local Governance, THA
• VNG-International group members, VNG-I

Flag is affiliated with VNG-I

Flag has acted as local implementer of projects for:

• ADA, Austrian Development Agency
• Canada Fund
• CoE, Council of Europe
• GIZ, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammernarbeit
• Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
• ILO, International Labour Organisation
• KfW, Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau
• Millieukontakt
• Netherlands government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy in Tirana
• REC, Regional Environmental Centre
• SDC, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
• SECO, Swiss Secretariat for Economic Cooperation and Development
• Sida, Swedish International Development Agency
• Soros, Open Society Institute
• Sweco
• UNDP, United Nations Development Programme
• UN Women
• US Embassy, Democracy Commission
• World Bank Institute