The inauguration of the Centre for Openness and Dialogue, located in the entrance hall of the Prime Minister’s offices on the boulevard “Dëshmorët e Kombit” in Tirana marks a momentous step forward in the framework of the Government of Albania’s initiative to make public institutions and records open and available to citizens – as well as art and research institutions – throughout the country and beyond. COD offers a unique blend of three venues: a digital room that provides public access to the digitalized archive of the Prime Minister’s office, containing thousands of documents, including Council of Ministers’ decisions and the institution’s internal correspondence; an internationally registered library that enables COD visitors to interact with thousands of libraries worldwide specialized in politics, current affairs, art, architecture and urban planning; and an exhibition hall that w

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