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Marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Albania

Marginalised Roma continue to face limited access to opportunities in virtually every aspect of human development such as basic rights, health,…

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International Roma Day: Roma artists call for more inclusion

To mark the International Roma Day, Roma artists opened an exhibition displaying several multidisciplinary art works featuring Roma history, culture and associated political movements.  


Inauguration of municipal One Stop Shop

In the last couple of years, UNDP Albania, in close collaboration with and the direct support of the EU, the Governments of Italy, Sweden, and Switzerland and USAID, is helping the Albanian…  


Skills Development for Employment Programme: Partners take stock of achievements and chart a way ahead at a youth self-employment fair

The UNDP’s Skills Development for Employment Programme (SD4E) marked the finalization of its second phase, a result of collaboration between UNDP, the Ministry of Finance and Economy. The programme is…  


Albania sets up the first center to support victims of sexual violence

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…  


Albania joins global movement against gender-based violence

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.  


Albania to further develop the Maritime sector with support from Government of Norway

Albania is set to boost development of its Maritime sector with the aim of supporting Albania on its path to sustainable growth. UNDP project "Development of the maritime sector" was launched in…  


Putting People with Disabilities on the Map

If you want to understand how a person with disabilities feels, ask Artan. He is 25 years old, from Pogradec. He is in a wheelchair. He is jobless. All his life he has faced difficulties in accessing…  


Inauguration of Community Center in Shkoder

With EU support, new Multifunctional Community Center provides integrated community-based social services in Shkodra.  


It’s Youth Time: Five young people honored on UN Day

Five young people were awarded with special recognition during the celebrations of United Nations Day in Albania. The event dedicated to youth called “It’s Youth Time” was organized by the UN in…  


Speech: UN Day 2018

Thank you all for coming to celebrate this year’s United Nations Day. Much has happened over the last 12 months, and we have much to celebrate. The Sustainable Development Goals – Agenda 2030 – has…  

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