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.
Marubi Virtual Musem goes live
Oct 14, 2015
Marubi Virtual Museum went live today with around forty thousand pictures.
The Sustainable Development Goals launched in Albania
Sep 28, 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals were presented today in the presence of cabinet ministers, representatives of the international community, civil society and the private sector.
World leaders to adopt Sustainable Development Goals
Sep 25, 2015
As the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit kicks off Friday, more than 150 world leaders are poised to adopt the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
UNDP supports 21 June Local Elections in Albania
Jun 19, 2015
Voters go to the polls on Sunday in Albania to elect Mayors and Council members in the country’s sixty-one new local municipalities.
Redrawing the map: UNDP helps coordinate territorial reform in Albania
May 28, 2015
During communist rule, Albania was one of the most centralized countries in Europe. When the regime collapsed in 1991, the country was faced with the dilemma of how to structure a local government system with a degree of autonomy.