What We Do

UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.more

Our Goals

Our overarching goal is to translate principles of the UN and the EU into daily practice of the institutions of Albania, and into social, economic, political and cultural opportunities for men and women in Albania to live knowledgeable, healthy and prosperous lives. In short, our work is sustainable human development. We do this by policy, program and project based partnerships with the people and institutions of Albania across sectors and all social levels. Our work is clustered in three mutually interlinked programming areas: Democratic Governance and Rule of Law; Economic and Social Inclusion; Regional Development and Environmental Sustainability.

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UNDP works with the government and people of Albania, including its civil society and businesses, to strengthen the rule of law, promote human rights and freedoms, protect the environment and support economic and social reforms for social inclusion and an equitable society.

Our Stories

Projects and Initiatives

Empowering Vulnerable Local Communities – UN Joint Programme

According to a needs assessment study initiated by UNDP, 77.7% of Roma and 84.1 5 of Egyptian families are very poor. more

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UN-Albania Progress Report 2014

The 2014 Annual Progress Report for the Government of Albania-United Nations Programme of Cooperation 2012-2016, outlines an array of results achieved over the course of the year which range from the rule of law, governance, to economy, environment, regional and local development and inclusive policies.