The Albanian Corporate Social Responsability Network launched
Apr 11, 2013
How can we inspire Albanian companies to go beyond their minimum legal obligations in favor of their workers, environment and society at large? How can we generate commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?
Goodwill Ambassadors call for greater inclusion of Roma communities, respect for their values and cultural diversity
Apr 9, 2013
UNDP Albania announced last night nine prominent personalities form the world of art, literature, academia and media as UNDP Goodwill Ambassadors for Cultural Diversity in Albania.
Partnerships – at the heart of development
Mar 22, 2013
A new partnership has been established between northern Italian region of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia (FVG) and UNDP/ART GOLD 2 Albania Programme to implement priority development projects in the northern region of Shkoder.
Human Development Report 2013 Launched: Albania in the high human development category
Mar 15, 2013
Leading countries of the developing world are together reshaping global power dynamics a new era of human development progress, says “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World,” the 2013 Human Development Report, launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) here today.
Solar Water Heating systems installed at the Orphan House in Tirana
Mar 12, 2013
To promote the technology of solar water heating in Albania, the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities/State Social Service with support of UNDP Climate Change Programme inaugurated today the installment of solar water heating system at the Orphan House in Tirana.
Students of Elbasan speak about the Future They Want
Feb 7, 2013
Around a hundred students from “Aleksander Xhuvani University “got together to discuss issues related to decent employment of youth. The meeting today is part of the national consultations undertaken by the UN around the country to seek citizen’s views on the kind of future they want for themselves, their children, their communities, and their country.
Youth from Kukes, Lezha and Shkodra to benefit from Active Labor Market Measures
Feb 1, 2013
Youth in Albania face many employment challenges. To address such challenges the Government of Albania has been implementing since 1999, Active Labor Market Measures (ALMM), as a means to facilitate youth employment.
Partners for Change in Albania’s remote areas. Empowered citizens for participatory development
Jan 29, 2013
A national conference “Partners in Rural Development” brought together civil society partners, government officials, media and development practitioners.The findings of two policy briefs: “What are donors doing wrong- the government and civil society in Albania” and “Participatory Rural Development in Albania: Actual state and future challenges”, were also presented at the conference.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Women sign a memorandum of understanding with Yunus Social Business
Jan 22, 2013
UNDP and UN Women signed today a memorandum of understanding with Yunus Social Business. This memorandum is based on the common desire to contribute to Albania’s social and economic development by providing new opportunities to disadvantaged individuals and communities, by advancing society’s knowledge about social, environmental and gender issues and by providing potential market-based solutions.
Youth in Librazhd speak about the future they want
Jan 21, 2013
United Nations Agencies in Albania started today a round of national consultations around the country to seek citizen’s views on the kind of future they want for themselves, their children, their communities, and their country.