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9 June, 2020

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The recent cases of sexual abuse, including that of an adolescent in the capital city and in the Shkodra Police Commissariat, caused widespread indignation among Albanians. Any form of sexual abuse against a...

14 May, 2020

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Diplomaticus Talk Show  at News24, 14 May 2020

Interviewer Erion Kacorri

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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,...

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...

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...

6 November, 2019

National institutions in Albania involved in human rights reporting attended a three-day training co-organized by UN Women, the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator, UNFPA and the OSCE Presence in Albania.

A three-day...

28 October, 2019

‘It’s Climate Action Time for Albania!’ ‘All of us must act now, and we must accelerate action!’ These were the key messages out of a special celebration of the UN Day in Albania.

 

Brian J. Williams, Resident Representative of UN...

25 September, 2019

Gjirokastra, 25 September 2019 – In a week packed of events aimed at raising awareness on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the country, Gjirokastra hosted a Town Hall dedicated to the Sustainable Development Goals and how such major...