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Edi Rama:
Take back your city with paint

TEDxThessaloniki · 15:42 · Filmed May 2012
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Edi Rama: Take back your city with paint
15:42 · Filmed May 2012 at TEDxThessaloniki · Subtitles available in 28 languages

Make a city beautiful, curb corruption. Edi Rama took this deceptively simple path as mayor of Tirana, Albania, where he instilled pride in his citizens by transforming public spaces with colorful designs. With projects that put the people first, Rama decreased crime — and showed his citizens they could have faith in their leaders. (Filmed at TEDxThessaloniki.)

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From 2000 to 2011 Edi Rama was the mayor of Tirana, where he implemented a series of reforms to take back the city for the people. Full bio
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