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Municipalities across Albania set to increase Local Revenue Collection with assistance from STAR2

The National Conference on Municipality Revenue Assistance and Action Plans was held today in Tirana, with the participation of finance and local taxes employees of from all municipalities.  


The Second ReLOaD Western Balkans Conference in Tirana: Local governments, civil society discuss how to enhance transparency and accountability with the aim of improving local democracy in the Western Balkans.

The Second ReLOaD Western Balkans Conference held in Tirana presented the experiences of cooperation between the local authorities and the civil society related to transparency of procedures and…  


Albania holds Social Good Summit to bring Climate Change at the spotlight and call for climate actions

A number of activities engaged students, civil society, media local authorities in discussion and various sports activities with the aim of putting climate change in the spotlight and call for urgent…  


Tirana Bank and UNDP embark on a partnership to promote environmental protection

Tirana Bank, member of Balfin group, and United Nations Development Programme announced today a partnership to promote protection of environment in Albania.  


Citizens across Albania to benefit better, faster and more efficient services through One-Stop Shop information system

Currently 13 Municipalities across Albania have a functional One Stop Shop Information System (OSSIS) for delivering administrative services to the citizens. By the end of 2019, 49 will benefit from…  


Skills Development for Employment Programme: Partners take stock of achievements and chart a way ahead at a youth self-employment fair

The UNDP’s Skills Development for Employment Programme (SD4E) marked the finalization of its second phase, a result of collaboration between UNDP, the Ministry of Finance and Economy. The programme is…  


Albania sets up the first center to support victims of sexual violence

Victims of sexual violence in Albania will now benefit from a One stop center which provides emergency services tailored for the needs of the victims. The center called “Lilium” is in a hospital…  


Albania joins global movement against gender-based violence

Tirane, 7 December 2017– The Community Center in Roskovec, lit up orange in solidarity with the National and Global Campaign: 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.  


Putting People with Disabilities on the Map

If you want to understand how a person with disabilities feels, ask Artan. He is 25 years old, from Pogradec. He is in a wheelchair. He is jobless. All his life he has faced difficulties in accessing…  


Inauguration of Community Center in Shkoder

With EU support, new Multifunctional Community Center provides integrated community-based social services in Shkodra.  

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