One –Stop Shop Information System is now fully operational at the Municipality of Permet. Përmet is the eighth municipality to benefit from OSSIS for the delivery of administrative municipal services. In the following weeks, the remaining administrative units of Përmet will become operational with the OSSIS, which comes as a direct response to the demand for quality public services for citizens reducing time, bureaucracy and distance. Local administrative staff in Permet have been trained on the functionality of the one stop shop, service delivery and administrative procedures prior to system going live.
To mark the International Roma Day, Roma artists opened an exhibition displaying several multidisciplinary art works featuring Roma history, culture and associated political movements. Through these art works, Roma artists called for more social and economic inclusion of Roma minority as well as the need to preserve Romani rich cultural heritage.
Edmir Uku, 25 years old, is from Vaqarr, a village of Tirana. He speaks with great passion about agriculture, organic food and life in Albanian rural areas. Edmir holds a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture. After graduation, employment options in his field of study were almost nonexistent.
Victims of sexual violence in Albania will now benefit from a One stop center which provides emergency services tailored for the needs of the victims. The center called “Lilium” is in a hospital setting and will serve the survivors through a multidisciplinary team consisting of legal practitioners, gynecologists, pediatricians, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, social workers, police officers, prosecutors, attorneys and nurses.
With EU support, new Multifunctional Community Center provides integrated community-based social services in Shkodra.
Tirane, 7 December 2017– The Community Center in Roskovec, lit up orange in solidarity with the National and Global Campaign: 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence. The Albanian tailored campaign called: “Orange the World # Hear me Too” is supported by the United Nations in Albania and implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, local authorities and civil society.

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