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6 November, 2019

National institutions in Albania involved in human rights reporting attended a three-day training co-organized by UN Women, the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator, UNFPA and the OSCE Presence in Albania.

A three-day...

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...

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...

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...

14 December, 2018

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator launched the Action Plan and...

25 November, 2018

United Nations agencies in Albania in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection launched the 16 days campaign against gender-based violence.

The National Council for Gender Equality in Albania launched the theme of the...

29 October, 2018

Five young people were awarded with special recognition during the celebrations of United Nations Day in Albania. The event dedicated to youth called “It’s Youth Time” was organized by the UN in partnership with the Ministry for Europe and...

30 September, 2018

United Nations celebrated the third anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals through a week of awareness-raising and accountability activities which took place between 25 and 28 September in several cities across Albania...

26 September, 2018

A Regional roundtable on gender equality was organized for the first time in Albania by the Deputy Prime Minister of Albania, Senida Mesi, in cooperation with UN Women in Albania.

Representatives from Bosnia, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia,...