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21 March, 2020

Joint Message from Development Partners in Albania

 

These are extraordinary days for the entire world. The COVID-19 pandemic is claiming human lives and causing massive upheavals for humanity.

We as a...

11 March, 2020

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Today, the UN in Albania has met to discuss how it can respond to and support the response to the Coronavirus situation.  The UN in Albania recognizes the...

10 March, 2020

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UN Country Team in Albania is following closely the situation of COVID-19 breakout and is working with health authorities through the World Health...

2 March, 2020

"We need to bring young people closer to the UN but also the UN closer to young people" - said Brian J. Williams, UN Resident Coordinator in Albania yesterday, as he introduced the global #UN75 conversation...

17 February, 2020

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Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator of UNDP, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS,...

7 February, 2020

3-7 February 2020, Tirana, Albania: UNODC supported the organization of the first Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC) "walkthrough" training workshop for 25 national professionals and academic experts from Albania and Kosovo...

6 February, 2020

The official opening of the Air Cargo Control Unit (ACCU) took place at the Tirana International Airport. The event was organized in the framework of the UNODC-WCO Container Control Programme (CCP), supported by the Governments of France and...

5 February, 2020

The Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) following the earthquake that hit Albania on 26 November 2019 was released today to serve as the basis for mobilising the donor community for the recovery phase. The assessment prepared jointly by the...

3 February, 2020

Tirana, Albania – The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Sweden have launched a new initiative in Albania aiming to enhance the system of extra-judicial labour dispute resolution so as to offer an easy, faster and...

11 January, 2020

A new Community Center was inaugurated today in Ura Vajgurore. The Center will provide social care and specialized services to children with disabilities and other vulnerable groups. The center is established in the context of the United Nations...