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6 February, 2018

The Government of Albania in partnership with the National Statistics Office and with support from the United Nations Agencies have launched Report on the...

2 February, 2018

Tirane, 31 January 2018: The Inter-Ministerial Committee for achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), held its second meeting today under the chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister of Albania Senida Mesi. Participants included...

8 January, 2018

Knowing who you are is a precondition to having a happy life. It is important to know yourself, your feelings, your dreams and desires, and then try to live up to them. Just imagine how you would feel if you knew your dream had no chance of ever...

10 December, 2017

Tirana, 10 December 2017:

According to Albanian authorities, heavy rains at the beginning of December caused floods in central and southern parts of the country. More than 1500 persons were evacuated. Around 3500 families are suffering...

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...

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...