News Room

10 September, 2016

Students of journalism and young people from marginalized groups joined well known human rights academics in a five-day camp to talk about human rights and their observance in Albania.The Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, Mr. Blendi Klosi...

6 September, 2016

Kate Gilmore, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights paid a three day visit to Albania. During her visit the Deputy High Commissioner Gilmore attended the International Conference: “Challenges for Ombudsman Institutions with...

12 August, 2016

On the International Youth Day, young people from Albania and Kosovo* participated in a marathon of activities to raise awareness and promote the Agenda 2030. Events organized also aimed at mobilizing young people to contribute to SDGs...

7 July, 2016

Albania has made significant efforts and has taken legislative measures to combat gender-based violence and discrimination but the country still lacks implementation of the legislation on gender equality and non-discrimination. The Committee on...

30 June, 2016

The United Nations Agencies in Albania in partnership with Italian Embassy, Tirana Municipality and CONAD marked today the end of a three week campaign aiming to reduce the use of plastic bags in Albania.
In Albania, almost every item that...

22 June, 2016

Podgorica, Montenegro, June 20-21, 2016 – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and World Customs Organization (WCO) organized a workshop which brought together twenty five female officers from South Eastern Europe working in the...

22 June, 2016

United Nations perspective on the rule of law in Albania

As the summer, holiday season nears, the intensity of debate and activity in Albania`s institutions, including its legislature, is a notable sign of the vitality of democratic...

20 June, 2016

UNHCR this wek launched a major campaign that asks the world to stand together #WithRefugees. In a stunning video message more than 60 global celebrities join with refugees and aid workers to echo the message, "we stand with refugees, please...

7 June, 2016

Investing in teenage girls for a more just, stable and peaceful world
Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin 
United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund

11 July 2016

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12 April, 2016

A new Development Centre for children with special needs was inaugurated in Lushnja. The Centre  offers child-friendly refurbished premises accessible for children with disabilities. Children  can also benefit from  education materails designed...