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24 December, 2019

Albania earthquake: European Union, United Nations and World Bank jointly support Government to assess needs, develop recovery plan

A full-scale Post Disaster Needs Assessment is underway 

 

Tirana, 24...

23 December, 2019

Immediately following the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Albania in the early hours of 26 November, the United Nations family began mobilizing.  Agencies on the ground – especially WHO, UNDP, UNHCR and UNICEF – began organizing their support while...

19 December, 2019

The Global Refugee Forum, a high-level meeting in Geneva co-organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Government of Switzerland, took place on 17 to 18 December 2019 with the participation of senior government...

28 October, 2019

‘It’s Climate Action Time for Albania!’ ‘All of us must act now, and we must accelerate action!’ These were the key messages out of a special celebration of the UN Day in Albania.

 

Brian J. Williams, Resident Representative of UN...

25 September, 2019

Gjirokastra, 25 September 2019 – In a week packed of events aimed at raising awareness on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the country, Gjirokastra hosted a Town Hall dedicated to the Sustainable Development Goals and how such major...

9 September, 2019

Durrës, 9 September 2019: “Investing in human capital is one of three ‘accelerators’ for the Sustainable Development Goals in Albania” said the UN’s Resident Coordinator in Albania, Brian Williams, addressing the participants of the Skills for...

18 July, 2019

Tirana, 18 July, 2019 Agreement was signed today between the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, represented by the Norwegian Embassy in Prishtina and the United Nations in Albania, which contributes a grant of NOK 7,500,000...

11 April, 2019

ILO helped increase effectiveness of tripartite and bipartite social dialogue through a project which started implementation in 2016.The project called: Increased Effectiveness of Tripartite and Bipartite Social Dialogue, including Collective...

4 April, 2019

The United Nations Resident Coordinator in Albania Brian Williams  talked to Albanian Daily News. In  his interview he referred to the European Union Integration as the Mega Accelerator for Albania. Read the interview to learn more about UN-...

9 January, 2019

On January 1st, 2019, the reform of the United Nations Development system went into effect worldwide.  The reform is guided by resolution 72/279 (May 2018), which mandates the UN development system to strengthen its capabilities and coordination...