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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...

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...

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...

18 July, 2019

Tirana, 18 July, 2019 Agreement was signed today between the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, represented by the Norwegian Embassy in Prishtina and the United Nations in Albania, which contributes a grant of NOK 7,500,000...

9 January, 2019

On January 1st, 2019, the reform of the United Nations Development system went into effect worldwide.  The reform is guided by resolution 72/279 (May 2018), which mandates the UN development system to strengthen its capabilities and coordination...

14 December, 2018

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator launched the Action Plan and...

25 November, 2018

United Nations agencies in Albania in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection launched the 16 days campaign against gender-based violence.

The National Council for Gender Equality in Albania launched the theme of the...