News Room

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...

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...

30 June, 2017

30 June 2017, Tirana, Albania – Development of a national school food and nutrition programme for Albania took another step forward today, as a technical workshop convened by FAO reviewed relevant laws and policies currently in place.

The...

22 June, 2017

9 June 2017 – The National Institute of Statistics in Albania (INSTAT) published the largest range of gender statistics to date in Albania. Named Men and...

20 June, 2017

World Refugee Day Statement
20 June, 2017

On June 20, World Refugee Day, we honour the resilience and courage of more than 65 million people who have been forced to flee war, persecution and violence. But it`s also a moment to...

30 May, 2017

Tirana, 30 May 2017: IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and UNHCR, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, in Albania presented today the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants adopted by all 193 member states of the United Nations...

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...

20 May, 2017

The Joint work plan of the Environment and Climate Change Outcome of the United Nations –Government of Albania Programme of Cooperation is up and running!

After a productive dialogue between counterparts from participating ministries,...

11 May, 2017

Brian Williams, UN Resident Coordinator, Albania OP-ED

Roma Day is marked internationally every April 8. We celebrate Roma values, their rich cultural contribution to our societies and our progress in enabling everyone – including Roma and...

15 March, 2017

1. Your Excellency, you have been in Albania for over a year now being the United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in this Balkan country. In the first place, how do you find your position as UN Resident...