News Room

17 February, 2020

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[Albanian translation further below]

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,...

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...

2 January, 2020

January 1, 2020 saw the launch of the UN75 initiative - the largest, most inclusive conversation on the role of global cooperation in building a better future for all. The initiative will see the UN spark dialogues throughout 2020 in diverse...

24 December, 2019

Albania earthquake: European Union, United Nations and World Bank jointly support Government to assess needs, develop recovery plan

A full-scale Post Disaster Needs Assessment is underway 

 

Tirana, 24...

23 December, 2019

Immediately following the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Albania in the early hours of 26 November, the United Nations family began mobilizing.  Agencies on the ground – especially WHO, UNDP, UNHCR and UNICEF – began organizing their support while...

19 December, 2019

The Global Refugee Forum, a high-level meeting in Geneva co-organized by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Government of Switzerland, took place on 17 to 18 December 2019 with the participation of senior government...

26 November, 2019

We are deeply saddened for the tragic loss of lives and injuries caused by the earthquake which struck Albania today. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by the dreadful disaster. We are working with UNOCHA⁩, EU and Albanian...

21 November, 2019

FAO in cooperation with the Albanian Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development launched a collaboration with the private sector in developing the milk value chain in Albania in partnership with the food producing and packaging copmany Tetra...