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  • The Albanian Centre of Excellence to serve as a hub of experts to help the country in its EU integration Journey Oct 27, 2014

    The Albanian Centre of Excellence was inaugurated today in the presence of government representatives, diplomats, representatives of international community in Albania, civil society and media.

  • Community Mobilization, Local Investment Needed to Win Fight Against Ebola, says UN Oct 14, 2014

    West African countries, supported by a well-coordinated international response, can achieve a breakthrough in the battle against Ebola if every effort is made to treat and contain the disease, involve communities and invest in the local economy, said representatives from the United Nations.

  • Italian Government contributes to Territorial and Administrative Reform in Albania Sep 19, 2014

    The 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.

  • Government of Germany and UNDP sign agreement to clear hot spots in Albania Jul 22, 2014
  • UNDP helps Roma and Egyptian communities boost their economic activity Jul 11, 2014

    Sami 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.

  • Panel Discussion on Empowering Women for Stronger Political Parties in Albania Jul 9, 2014

    For 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 development

  • Launching of the online data system of domestic violence cases Jul 2, 2014

    Dear 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 development

  • Responsible business practices receive awards in Albania Jun 12, 2014

    A 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.

  • School students call for conservation of biodiversity in Karaburun May 22, 2014

    Vlore, 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.

  • UNDP launches Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Apr 22, 2014

    Are 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.

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