Connecting Today. Creating Tomorrow. Albania holds its Social Good Summit
Sep 19, 2016
Connecting Today. Creating tomorrow is the theme of the Social Good Summit held in Tirana today.The event brought together around 170 students from the Information Technology Professional School in Tirana to talk about the role of technology and social media as powerful forces for change and for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Albania has come a long way, should redouble efforts on development goals
Jul 16, 2016
Wrapping up her three-day visit to Albania, Cihan Sultanoğlu UNDP’s Regional Director for Europe and the CIS, called on the country and its partners to multiply the number of innovative partnerships aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Tirana Municipality and UNDP launch the first crowdfunding campaign in Albania benefitting children
Jul 14, 2016
Following Tirana Smart City Conference, UNDP and Municipality of Tirana are boosting their partnership by embarking on a series of joint initiatives to benefit Tirana citizens. One of the new interventions presented today, is a campaign to rally support through innovative financing mechanism of crowd funding for a playground that is suitable for children with special needs and abilities.
Albania embarks on the second phase of Territorial and Administrative Reform
Jul 14, 2016
Albania embarked on the second phase of the Support to Territorial and Administrative Reform project (STAR2).
New agreement signed in Tirana to better manage Dajti National Park
May 4, 2016
The Albanian National Agency for Protected Areas and the Agency of Parks and Recreation at the Municipality of Tirana signed an agreement which outlines steps to co-manage Dajti National Park.
Shkodra, part of the EU funded programme: “Economic and Social Empowerment for Roma and Egyptians- a booster for social inclusion”
Apr 26, 2016
Shkodra is the beneficiary of a new programme “Economic and Social Empowerment for Roma and Egyptians- a booster for social inclusion” funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP in partnership with the Municipality of Shkoder and the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth
UNDP tops global index for international aid transparency for second consecutive year
Apr 13, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent aid organisation in the world, according to a leading global ranking released today.
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.