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6 November, 2017

Inspiring women. With extraordinary power. Who stand up to violence

Who Face crime. Who empower other women from rural areas. Who do diplomacy. Who become a role model

Six “women silent heroes” were awarded with special recognition...

30 October, 2017

TIRANE, 30 October 2017: Six “women silent heroes” were awarded with special recognition during the celebrations of United Nations Day in Albania. The event dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women was organized by UN in...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...