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13 December, 2016

Albanian version, see below

TIRANA / GENEVA (12 December 2016) – A United Nations expert group today called on the Albanian Government to adopt “a comprehensive State policy which fully recognizes past crimes, including enforced...

12 December, 2016

DECEMBER 15, 2016 – UN Women and USAID shared the findings, challenges and the benefits of the community based scorecards at a national conference on Civic Engagement at the Local Level. The Conference promoted the importance of building local...

25 November, 2016

A spectacular gathering of people from all walks of life, witnessed the launch of a campaign which aims to put an end to violence against women and girls. Called ”I choose to live without violence”, the campaign will run nationally and include...

8 November, 2016

The Blind Students Institute in Tirana can now benefit from a renovated resource centre which was inaugurated today in the presence of female and male students, cabinet ministers, civil society, media etc.
This intervention features a...

26 October, 2016

Senior government officials, Members of Parliament, representatives from international organizations, diplomatic corps, non-governmental organizations, scholars, business, media and citizens joined the United Nations Agencies in Albania to...

24 October, 2016

24 October 2016: The Government of Albania in partnership with the United Nations system presented today: ”The Government of Albania- United Nations Programme of Cooperation for Sustainable Development 2017-2021”

The Programe was signed by...

18 October, 2016

The UN country team in Albania launched the Mid Year update of the implementation of the current Government of Albania-UN Programme of Cooperation 2012-2016.The review results achieved in the areas of human rights; inclusive social policies-...

23 September, 2016

Tirana, 22 September, 2016 – The United Nations in Albania established a partnership with the Millennium Cinemas Networks and CINEPLEXX to raise awareness and promote the Sustainable Development Goals in Albania.Millennium Cinemas Network and...

21 September, 2016

United Nations Agencies in Albania celebrated the first anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals with a week of action, awareness and accountability for sustainable development. The Campaign aimed to increase awareness...

21 September, 2016

20 September 2016, Tirana, Albania – The first steps to alleviating the problems of rural women in Albania have already been taken, but gender inequalities are still deeply rooted in society and change needs to be accelerated. This might be the...