News Room

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...

10 May, 2017

 Getting control over, not to speak about eradication of, a transboundary disease takes a lot of effort and continuous collaboration. Animal diseases are not an exception. 
Thus, a wide group of animal health and production specialists from...

20 April, 2017

A group of thirty young people got together to design solutions to achieve sustainable development goals 4, 3 and 10 related to education, health and inequalities. 
Coming from different backgrounds they were guided by design and coding...

23 March, 2017

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati held a meeting with members of the United Nations Country Team to discuss UN`s support to the country outlined in the Programme of Cooperation for Sustainable Development 2017-2021 and to the...

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...

13 March, 2017

Six municipalities in Albania have joined cities across Europe by signing the European Charter for Equality of women and men in local life. Gjirokastra, Korça, Tirana, Elbasan, Durres and Shkodra have signed the Charter within a year, formally...

24 February, 2017

The Ministry of Justice and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) signed today a new project that adresses the need  of vulnerable groups  for more and equal access  to justice. The project will  be implemented over a period of 16...

16 February, 2017

In the Albanian football community the HeForShe Solidarity Movement is not unknown anymore. Starting from journalists, sport anchors or football players to random fans of the local teams in Albania, everyone learned more about #HeForShe, and the...

13 February, 2017

The Republic of Albania is an important player in the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) of FAO, the regional fisheries management organization based in Rome and which counts 23 countries from the Mediterranean and Black...

1 February, 2017

January 30th, 2017 - Durres, Albania - A major haul of contraband, 430 kg of Cannabis Herb, worth 645.000 Euro was seized from a truck in Durres Port.
The Port Control Unit (PCU) succeeded in seizing the consignment of the narcotics as they...