In Parliament today: Roma Youth discuss challenges in education, housing and political participation
Apr 6, 2016
The Speaker of Parliament of Albania hosted today a dialogue session with Roma Youth and Members of Parliament to discuss challenges they face when it comes to education, employment, housing and political participation. Discussions focused on how Parliament’s role can be strengthened to oversee legislation that affects Roma issues.
A new National Action Plan for Integration of Roma and Egyptians presented in Tirana
Mar 9, 2016
The National Action Plan for Integration of Roma and Egyptians was presented today in Tirana to an audience of central and local government authorities, Roma and Egyptian activists, Civil Society Organizations, development partners and other stakeholders working towards advancing the social inclusion of Roma and Egyptian Communities in Albania.
On International Women’s Day students launch an innovative campaign to end violence against women and girls.
Mar 8, 2016
On International Women’s Day, students of Tirana University, academia, civil society, came together to launch the winning prototype of a social media media campaign dedicated to gender based violence.
Strengthening vocational skills – cornerstones for social inclusion
Mar 2, 2016
The renovated classrooms of vocational education workshops such as carpentry, tailoring and shoe-making were inaugurated today at the Deaf Students Institute.
Stakeholders discuss UNDP’s contribution to development in Albania
Feb 26, 2016
UNDP national and international partners came together to assess UNDP’s contribution to development results in Albania.
Tirana Smart City Conference: 112 projects presented to make Tirana a smarter city
Jan 20, 2016
The Tirana Smart City Conference brought together representatives of the Municipality of Tirana, international organizations, the private sector, domestic and foreign investors, donors, civil society organizations and Tirana residents.
Stakeholders meet to discuss low cost social housing in Albania
Dec 11, 2015
Albanian architects and construction engineers came together to exchange views on low cost energy- efficiency measures that can be integrated to optimize the energy consumption in social buildings.
On Human Rights Day, actors call for coordinated actions to give an end to the violence against women.
Dec 10, 2015
The Human Rights Day was marked in Albania with a national conference called: “Together for gender equality and fight against domestic violence”.
EU provides EUR 15 million to help Albania improve flood management and risk prevention
Nov 17, 2015
Representatives of the European Union (EU) and Government of Albania travelled to the region of Vlora today to visit the infrastructure works along the Vjosa river undertaken by the EU Floods Recovery Programmme. With a fund of EUR 15 million, the EU is assisting the Government of Albania to recover from the severe floods that hit the country in early 2015.
Tirana joins global event: Turn the World UN Blue
Oct 24, 2015
Tirana Clock Tower lit up blue-– the official color of the United Nations, as part of a global campaign to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.