http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter2014-09-21T09:24:35.524ZPress CenterAdobe CQItalian Government contributes to Territorial and Administrative Reform in Albanianoemail@noemail.orgnora.kushtiThe Italian Government signed today an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for providing a financial contribution of 800,000 Euros to UNDP’s multi-donor fund in support to the Government of Albania Administrative and Territorial Reform. This strengthens further the international support towards this key national priority. http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/09/19/italian-government-contributes-to-territorial-and-administrative-reform-in-albania2014-09-19T14:30:05.948Z2014-09-19T14:30:05.948Z Government of Germany and UNDP sign agreement to clear hot spots in Albanianoemail@noemail.orgnora.kushtihttp://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/07/22/-government-of-germany-and-undp-sign-agreement-to-clear-hot-spots-in-albania2014-09-01T12:48:24.925Z2014-09-01T12:48:24.925ZUNDP helps Roma and Egyptian communities boost their economic activity firstname.lastname@example.orgSami is a member of Roma Community in Llakatund Village, Vlore. He is a father of 12 children and has to provide for his big family of 14 members.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/11/undp-helps-roma-and-egyptian-communities-boost-their-economic-activity-2014-07-11T16:02:04.657Z2014-07-11T16:02:04.657ZStakeholders discuss women’s participation in political parties in Albania.email@example.comThe National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised a panel discussion that brought together political party representatives, government officials, civil society and international partners to discuss strengthening women’s participation in political parties in Albaniahttp://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/09/stakeholders-discuss-women-s-participation-in-political-parties-in-albania-2014-07-09T14:21:21.458Z2014-07-09T14:21:21.458ZPanel Discussion on Empowering Women for Stronger Political Parties in Albanianoemail@noemail.orgnora.kushtiFor many years now, development and human rights practitioners at the UN and around the world have underlined the importance of women’s rights, women’s participation and women’s voice in public decision-making as a human right, but also as a precondition to human developmenthttp://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/07/09/panel-discussion-on-empowering-women-for-stronger-political-parties-in-albania2014-07-09T13:34:07.732Z2014-07-09T13:34:07.732ZA national online system to track domestic violence cases launched in Albania firstname.lastname@example.org
Citizens of Burrel, flocked together in their hometown Park to launch a national online system to track domestic violence cases in Burrel and all over the country.
http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/07/02/a-national-online-system-to-track-domestic-violence-cases-launched-in-albania-2014-07-02T13:08:43.404Z2014-07-02T13:08:43.404ZLaunching of the online data system of domestic violence cases email@example.comDear Mayors,
And dear citizens of Burrel.
It is such a pleasure to be among you today, in this lovely setting and in your community, that under Mayor Farrici’s leadership and committment is trying to open a new page in its history, one characterised by equality between men and women, societal and family peace, and economic developmenthttp://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/speeches/2014/07/02/launching-of-the-online-data-system-of-domestic-violence-cases-2014-07-02T12:58:28.149Z2014-07-02T12:58:28.149ZCommunities in Berat to benefit from a new Intercultural Community Center firstname.lastname@example.orgCitizens of Berat including children flocked together to inaugurate a new Intercultural Community Center which includes a health care center and kindergarten. http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/06/15/communities-in-berat-to-benefit-from-a-new-intercultural-community-center-2014-07-03T09:18:33.326Z2014-07-03T09:18:33.326ZResponsible business practices receive awards in Albania email@example.comA Multistakeholder Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility was convened in Tirana. The Forum serves as a consultative platform for promoting CSR in Albania.
During today's session three companies were awarded CSR Awards in three categories: 1) CSR Innovation Award - MEGATEK, 2) CSR Best practice for SMEs - Energy Ashta and 3) CSR Best Practices for Large Companies-ProCredit Bank.
http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/06/12/responsible-business-practices-receive-awards-in-albania-2014-06-12T14:32:58.386Z2014-06-12T14:32:58.386ZSchool students call for conservation of biodiversity in Karaburunnoemail@noemail.orgnora.kushtiVlore, 22 May 2014. School students of Orikum High School in Vlora called on communities to conserve biodiversity. Celebrating the International Day of Biodiversity, they organized a number of sports activities such as volleyball, kayak, running and painting. This event helped send a message to their peers but also to the public in the surrounding area: Everybody should work towards preserving marine and coastal resources for the benefit of sustainable tourism and people living in the area.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/22/school-students-call-for-conservation-of-biodiversity-in-karaburun2014-05-27T12:08:26.088Z2014-05-27T12:08:26.088ZLGBTI RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTSnoemail@noemail.orgnora.kushtiDeeply-embedded homophobic and transphobic attitudes, often combined with a lack of adequate legal protection, expose many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in all regions of the world to violations of their human rights. They are discriminated against in the labour market, in schools and in hospitals, mistreated and disowned by their own families. They are singled out for physical attack – beaten, assaulted, and killed. http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/05/17/lgbti-rights-are-human-rights2014-05-20T14:25:58.270Z2014-05-20T14:25:58.270ZUNDP launches Corporate Social Responsibility Awards firstname.lastname@example.orgAre you a company that takes care of its employees? Do you work towards minimizing environmental impact? Do you contribute towards the socioeconomic development of the community in which you operate? If you positively responded to any of these questions, submit your story! It could be one of the winning initiatives in Albania’s first Corporate Social Responsibility Awards.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/22/undp-launches-corporate-social-responsibility-awards-2014-05-12T09:15:33.376Z2014-05-12T09:15:33.376ZStakeholders around the country discuss administrative territorial email@example.comMore than a thousand stakeholders around the country have actively participated in consultations about the territorial reform- a key initiative of the Albanian Government.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/07/stakeholders-around-the-country-discuss-administrative-territorial-reform2014-05-28T12:51:47.242Z2014-05-28T12:51:47.242ZMarubi Museum” towards firstname.lastname@example.orgWhen the ‘Marubi’ photographic studio was established in Shkoder in 1856 very few people were aware that this event, at the infancy of world history of photography, would mark the beginning of visual documentation of a series of very important historic events in Albania.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/04/02/marubi-museum-towards-digitalization2014-04-09T09:49:02.243Z2014-04-09T09:49:02.243ZGender equality – is not a woman’s issue- it’s everybody’email@example.comWomen and men streamed into Durres city center to commemorate International Women’s Day and call for gender equality in society. http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/03/08/gender-equality-is-not-a-woman-s-issue-it-s-everybody-s-2014-04-09T09:53:28.026Z2014-04-09T09:53:28.026Z2014 International Women’s Day Statement: Helen Clark UNDP Administratornoemail@noemail.orgyllka.parllakuThis year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2014/03/07/2014-international-women-s-day-statement-helen-clark-undp-administrator2014-03-07T14:16:59.109Z2014-03-07T14:16:59.109ZOccupational Health and Safety at work: an added value for firstname.lastname@example.orgIn the frame of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) component of the “Local Level Responses to the Youth Employment Challenge”, training on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) standards and procedures was conducted by CSR leading Albanian companieshttp://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/24/occupational-health-and-safety-at-work-an-added-value-for-companies2014-02-26T09:38:10.611Z2014-02-26T09:38:10.611Z A new kindergarten and school library in Novosela to increase access to vital early childhood email@example.com
A kindergarten was inaugurated in Novosele, Vlore today in the presence of local government authorities, representatives of European Union Delegation in Albania, UNDP and community members.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/15/-a-new-kindergarten-and-school-library-in-novosela-to-increase-access-to-vital-early-childhood-education2014-02-18T17:15:08.108Z2014-02-18T17:15:08.108ZTheater Performance conveys the meessage that domestic violence can be solved with the Involvement of men and firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Association of Young Stage Artists staged the theatrical show "When Words Are Missing", which aims to convey the message that not only women and girls but also boys and men must stand up against violence against women. Over 160 high school students attended the performance at the Puppet Theater hall in Tirana.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/02/05/theater-performance-conveys-the-meessage-that-domestic-violence-can-be-solved-with-the-involvement-of-men-and-boys2014-02-10T13:38:53.073Z2014-02-10T13:38:53.073Z One hundred innovative ideas for self-employment presented in Berat today email@example.comOne hundred innovative ideas for entrepreneurship were presented today in Berat to an audience of Roma and Egyptian youth and other job seekers in the region. The one hundred entrepreneurship ventures offer creative and nontraditional ways of self-employment.http://www.al.undp.org/content/albania/en/home/presscenter/articles/2014/01/30/-one-hundred-innovative-ideas-for-self-employment-presented-in-berat-today-2014-01-30T16:19:06.379Z2014-01-30T16:19:06.379Z