October 2007 - October 2008
Programme: NEW NEIGHBOURHOOD PROGRAMME ITALY –ALBANIA INTERREG / CARDS 2004 - 2006
Title: Training of Albanians in Ancient Crafts
Lead Partner: Municipality of Lecce
Partners: Province of Lecce, School of Building Construction - Lecce, Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Heritage Agency
This action, in line with the objectives of the Program Italy-Albania, aims at professional retraining of Albanian immigrants, residents in the province of Lecce, who work or have operated in the construction industry.
The core design is on one side to give value to their ancient crafts of Salento, in particular, to the Operator of the construction of dry stone walls (called “lu paritaru“) and to the Urban Restoration Technician (to be precise, expert in the recovery of pavements of city centers) and on the other to improve the social inclusion of Albanian immigrants through a path that is oriented to enhancement of professional skills that are disappearing.