• Young entrepreneurs receive awards for their business plans Dec 17, 2013

    Twelve finalists of “pitched today their business plans to a Dragon’s Den-style panel leading businessmen and expert judges. The 5 awards issued came with a prize package of EUR 3,000 – 3,500 each, to help youth launch or further grow their business.

  • Civil society- effective partner in fighting corruption. Dec 12, 2013

    A town hall meeting brought together university students, women and girls and other representatives of civil society in Albania to talk about their role in tackling corruption.

  • ”We the People of Albania” – UN celebrates its 68 birthday Oct 24, 2013

    Senior government officials, Members of Parliament, representatives of international organization, diplomatic corps, non-governmental organizations, scholars, philanthropists, business, media and citizens joined the United Nations Agencies in Albania to celebrate United Nations Day.

  • Strengthening capacitates of Roma Civil Society Organizations Sep 16, 2013

    Today, Ilir feels he is powered with knowledge about how his organization should be run. He is the Executive Director of “Roma Education Association”, a civil society organization operating for few years in the regions of Pogradec and Korca. His association counts around 50 members.

  • Roma inclusion: Building houses does not solve the housing issue Aug 21, 2013

    Jaroslav Kling, Human Development and Roma Inclusion Policy Analyst from Bratislava Regional Centre provides his reflections on the latest Roma Survey on the “Housing Situation of the Roma Communities” in Central and South Eastern Europe

  • Celebrating the Local Economic Development Agency of Vlora (AULEDA) 10th Anniversary Jul 30, 2013

    AULEDA, one of the main partners of UNDP Art Gold 2 programme, celebrated its 10th Anniversary in a ceremony that brought together representatives of the regional and local authorities, traditional contributors of Vlora’s development such as the Italian Cooperation (for Development), and other important development actors from the civil society and academia.

  • Children of Himara to benefit from a new playground Jul 15, 2013

    Children of Himara will soon enjoy a new, beautiful, playground which they are excited about. ‘My father just told me that a new playground for children will be built here. My friends and I, are very happy because this is what we need. We have nowhere to play now. The whole area is occupied by cars and bars” — says Vasili a 9 year old from Himara.

  • Workshop on electoral disputes resolution brings together judges Jun 11, 2013

    Albanians will go to the polls on 23 June to elect their 2013-2017 legislature. These elections, and the electoral reforms that preceded them, are of significant importance for the country’s democratization and EU integration prospects.

  • "Garden of Diversity" inaugurated in Tirana May 17, 2013

    To commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, and to support the Albanian civil society movement for human rights, non-discrimination and diversity, UNDP along with partners from government and intrenational community promoted today the “Garden of Diversity”.

  • Roma Values presented through the renowned drama “Les Miserables” Apr 11, 2013

    UNDP Albania in the framework of the Roma Values Week along with local and international partners put on stage the renowned drama “Les Miserables”. The impressive performance of talented Roma and Egyptian youth and University of Arts students earned a standing ovation and was greatly applauded by the attendees.

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