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12 December, 2017

Tuesday 12, December 2017- To commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, People’s Advocate holds its annual conference on human rights in partnership with UN agencies. This office, is the first...

7 December, 2017

Tirane, 7 December 2017– Tirana Clock Tower will lit up orange as part of a global campaign to commemorate 16 Days of Activism against gender based violence. Orange is one of the official colors of the UN Secretary General UNiTE ...

4 December, 2017

Tirana, 4 December 2017 - The Albanian Parliament unanimously approved on Monday a resolution on commitment to Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals.  

By endorsing this Resolution, the Parliament of Albania collectively...

23 November, 2017

Tirana 23 November 2017- Hundreds of people representing diverse segments of the Albanian society participated in a night run in support of Sustainable Development Goals in Albania called: “Light Up the future, Run4SDG”. The event is...

24 October, 2017

Tirana 24 October 2017. To celebrate United Nations Day, twenty-five public and private universities and faculties in Albania signed an agreement committing to play an active role to advance Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. The...

16 October, 2017

Durres, Albania: 16 October 2017 – The emigration of Albanians toward the European Union (EU) after the visa liberalization in December 2014 was characterized by new trends. From 2014, EU member states have faced an increase in...

25 July, 2017

Brussels, 10 July – The European Union (EU) and UN Women have launched a three-year regional initiative to end discrimination and violence against women in six Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, the former...

18 July, 2017

In Albania, elections herald historic increase in number of women MPs

In the recently concluded national elections, Albania has reached a new milestone with 28 per cent of women parliamentarians. Women...

4 July, 2017

On 4 July, the Prime Minister’s Office hosted the  “Albania in its way to EU accession and SDGs” forum with the participation of more than 100 participants from the Government, the UN, development partners including the EU Delegation and EU...

29 May, 2017

Op Ed

Brian J. Williams, UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative & the UN Country Team in Albania

Last week, a critical political agreement was reached, enabling a more inclusive election.  This clears the way for...