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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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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…  


Improving service delivery for citizens through One Stop Shops

Elbasan 17 October 2018: Municipality of Elbasan is the first pilot municipality to test the functioning of the One –Stop Shop Information System (OSSIS) developed by STAR2 project. This is a direct…  


3rd round of self-employment programme for young people launched in Tirana

The third round of self-employment programme for young people was launched today in Tirana. Proposed business ideas will receive support from this measure implemented by UNDP in partner-ship with…  


Happiness that comes with inclusion

Elda Media, a 9-year old Roma girl from Lezha takes pride at the dress she has designed and made herself with recyclable materials.  

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