60 Roma families benefit from a new housing complex in Tirana
Jan 11, 2018
The New Year could not have come better for the 60 Roma families who entered their new homes on New Year’s Eve. Now they can enjoy the new housing units which will not only improve their livesbut also will bring them closer together.
Call for Civil Society Organizations from partner municipalities of ReLOaD project
Jan 8, 2018
Regional Programme on Local Democracy (ReLOaD), a regional initiative financed by European Union and implemented by UNDP in six Western Balkans countries is entering in a new implementation phase in Albania. 12 Partner Municipalities (Tiranë, Durrës, Lezhë, Shkoder, Elbasan, Dibër, Tropojë, Librazhd, Prrejas, Korçë, Roskovec and Përmet) will open the First call for proposals for Civil Society Organisations in Albania within January 2018.
Tirana hosts first regional seminar on “Corruption-Free Cities of the Future” to discuss innovative ways of addressing corruption at the local levels
Dec 8, 2017
The seminar brings together eight mayors and more than 60 representatives of local governments, anti-corruption experts and civil society representatives from the Western Balkans and Eastern Europe to share their successful experiences on fighting corruption in their cities and municipalities.
Study shows that there is a large need for justice in Albania that is predominantly unmet due to a lack of legal awareness in society and the underperformance of justice sector institutions
Nov 23, 2017
The findings of the Survey on Access to Justice in Albania were presented today in Tirana during a forum which brought together government officials, civil society organizations and international development partners. 1758 people were surveyed.
- Through EU funded Regional Programme on Local Democracy 12 municipalities across Albania commit to partner with civil society to address citizens’ priority needs. Nov 2, 2017
Local Governance Mapping in Albania: Citizens express concerns about their space to participate in decisions that affects their lives
Oct 17, 2017
UNDP and its partners in the STAR 2 project, led by the European Union and including Sweden, Italy, Switzerland and the USAID, presented today the results of the national assessment “Local Governance Mapping in Albania”, a survey combining citizens’ perceptions and municipal officials’ accounts on Good Governance.
Combining nature protection and Tourism in Albania: Visitors of the Sazan Karaburun Marine Park to benefit from a new information center
Oct 13, 2017
If you were planning to visit the first National Marine Park in Albania and be amazed with its rich marine life, you do not have to wonder around.
70-th anniversary of commemoration of the execution of 16 Members of Parliament that opposed the first communist constitution establishing the totalitarian regime in Albania.
Oct 9, 2017
Seventy years ago today, on October 10th 1947, 16 Albanian deputies were executed for having an opinion.
Minamata Convention on Mercury brings together parties to its first Conference in Geneva
Oct 2, 2017
Albania became a signatory to the Minamata Convention on 9 October 2014 and it has been also actively participating in the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Mercury.
Global Goals Week: Joint action to advance Global Goals in Albania
Sep 22, 2017
Global Goals Week in Albania was organized between 17-23 September.