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Marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Albania

Marginalised Roma continue to face limited access to opportunities in virtually every aspect of human development such as basic rights, health,…

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COVID-19: UNDP joins forces with Telekom to provide health information to the Albanian public

Tirana, April 2 – The United Nations Development Program in Albania and Telekom Albania- a telecommunication company operating in Albania, announced the launch of a partnership in support of the fight…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

New York –The growing COVID-19 crisisthreatens to disproportionately hitdeveloping countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the…  


COVID-19: WHO, UNICEF and UNDP partner with WhatsApp to get real time health information to billions around the world

New York. - WhatsApp today announced the launch of two initiatives in support of the global fight against the Coronavirus pandemic: the global launch of the WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub in…  


Statement of UN Country Team in Albania on the situation of COVID-19 breakout

UN Country Teams in Albania is following closely the situation of COVID-19 breakout is are working with health authorities through the World Health Organization (WHO) country office in Albania.  


Free Legal Aid center to offer legal assistance to Fier’s vulnerable communities

The Free Legal Aid (FLA) center was reopened at the Fier District Court so that all vulnerable communities including women and men, victims of violence, people with disabilities, LGBTI members and…  


In Brussels, international community pledges €1.15 billion to support Albania’s post-earthquake

The international community has pledged more than a billion euros (US$ 1.25 billion) to help Albania recover from the devastating November 2019 earthquake in a conference organized by the European…  


A new Community Center in Ura Vajgurore will provide social care services to vulnerable population

A new Community Center was inaugurated today in Ura Vajgurore. The Center will provide social care and specialized services to children with disabilities and other vulnerable groups. The center is…  


UNDP assists Albania in the aftermath of the earthquake

The 6,4 magnitude earthquake that hit Albania killed 51 and left behind many destroyed homes, businesses and thousands of people homeless. UNDP stepped up to help immediately using its best global…  


UNDP to assist Albania in post-earthquake-recovery efforts

On the dawn of 26 November, Albania was hit by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake centered west of the Capitol Tirana trapping dozens of sleeping children, women and men in toppled apartment buildings, hotels…  


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