Municipality of Vlora
The Municipality of Vlora offers services to more than 100,000 inhabitants in winter and in summer to more than 300,000. The Directorate of Social Service part of Municipality of Vlora, with the objective of the identification of vulnerable groups within the territory of the Municipality of Vlora and the establishment, within the legal framework of favorable conditions to provide adequate economic and social proper service. Given the increasing number of migrants arriving to EU, the Municipality of Vlora have adopted, some recommendations following the “Migration Initiative” with the aim of addressing this issue. The recommendations highlight the role of local authorities in policy making and implementation, call for effective aid and migrants ‘integration in the local communities, and stress the importance of migration as a driver for development. The Municipality is prepared to manage any influx of immigrants. All the measures for security and offering services to registered emigrants have been taken in accordance with the plan of action drawn up by European countries.