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Albania set to improve Disaster Risk Management system

The United Nations Development Program in Albania and the Ministry of Defence kicked off the ‘Resilience Strengthening in Albania’ project on Thursday.  


Handover ceremony of ventilators to combat COVID-19 takes place at Mother Theresa Hospital

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection received on Tuesday the new ventilators funded by the governments of Switzerland and Norway and UNDP Albania.  


Participation and Citizens’ Engagement, still the weakest dimensions of local governance-reveals the 2nd Local Governance Mapping in Albania

UNDP and its partners of the STAR 2 project presented the results of the “2nd Local Governance Mapping in Albania,” a national survey combining citizens’ perceptions and municipal officials’ accounts…  


Karaburun-Sazan to benefit from new speedboat for conservation and better management of the first and only Marine Park in Albania

A new speedboat which will serve to better conserve and protect the Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park was released to the sea today. Purchased by UNDP in the context of the Project “Improving Coverage and…  


Presentation of “Trust in Governance 2019” Opinion Poll Findings

The findings of the “Trust in Governance 2019” Opinion Poll were presented today in Tirana. They explore public perceptions on issues such as: trust in public institutions, institutional transparency…  


Political cooperation across borders protects water resources in Drin Basin

High level representatives from the five Riparians virtually signed a joint statement today, thus endorsing the Strategic Action Programme for the sustainable management of the Extended Drin Basin,…  


Together4Albania: EU for Schools Action takes off

TIRANA, 15 April 2020 - An action agreement ‘EU4schools’ was signed on Wednesday between the EU Ambassador to Albania Luigi Soreca and UNDP Resident Representative Limya Eltayeb to support national…  


Switzerland, Norway, and UNDP finance the purchase of 30 ventilators to help Albania counter COVID-19

Tirana, 10 April: A joint partnership agreement was signed today, virtually, between the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, the Swiss Embassy in Albania, the Royal Norwegian Embassy for…  


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…  

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