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08 Mar 2014
Women and men streamed into Durres city center to commemorate International Women’s Day and call for gender equality in society.
24 Feb 2014
In the frame of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) component of the “Local Level Responses to the Youth Employment Challenge”, training on Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) standards and procedures was conducted by CSR leading Albanian companies
15 Feb 2014
A new kindergarten and school library in Novosela to increase access to vital early childhood education
A kindergarten was inaugurated in Novosele, Vlore today in the presence of local government authorities, representatives of European Union Delegation in Albania, UNDP and community members.
30 Jan 2014
One hundred innovative ideas for entrepreneurship were presented today in Berat to an audience of Roma and Egyptian youth and other job seekers in the region. The one hundred entrepreneurship ventures offer creative and nontraditional ways of self-employment.
21 Dec 2013
As of today, the Community members of Rrapishta have their community center. Around two hundred fifty families can make use of the services offered by the center. The center has a kindergarten and it will also provide other social services such as, counseling and information about health, human rights, legal advice.
17 Dec 2013
Twelve finalists of “pitched today their business plans to a Dragon’s Den-style panel leading businessmen and expert judges. The 5 awards issued came with a prize package of EUR 3,000 – 3,500 each, to help youth launch or further grow their business.
12 Dec 2013
A town hall meeting brought together university students, women and girls and other representatives of civil society in Albania to talk about their role in tackling corruption.
10 Dec 2013
The annual 16 days of activism against gender based violence campaign—from 25 November to 10 December 2013—calls for the elimination of all forms of violence against women and invites the Albanian society and international community to take action against it.
09 Dec 2013
Speech by Zineb Toumi Benjelloun during a Conference organized by the Government of Albania to present the anti corruption strategy.
09 Dec 2013
Draft National Anti-Corruption strategy: Multidimensional actions needed against the scourge of corruption.
Cabinet ministers, representatives of international organizations, civil society, academia, media and many others got together on December 9th- Anti Corruption Day, to present the draft first National anti-Corruption Strategy for 2014-2017.
06 Dec 2013
National statistics reveal increased level of domestic violence in Albania - Men and boys unite to end it
Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Sweden organized today the national conference “Boys and men – part of the solution. Show you are against violence!” in the framework of the 16 Days of Activism to end Violence against Women.
03 Dec 2013
Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth and United Nations Development Programme presented today the results of a two year project on Social Inclusion and Vocational Education and Training funded by Austrian Development Agency and implemented by UNDP and ILO.
02 Dec 2013
It is a real pleasure to be addressing this meeting on a subject that is very important for Albania and the United Nations. This is the final event of the two year project Addressing Social Inclusion through the Vocational Education and Training – implemented jointly by UNDP and ILO with the support of the Austrian Development Cooperation.
25 Nov 2013
Today is the International Day to end Violence against Women. Hundreds of men and boys, women and girls took to the streets of Tirana as well as Durres and Vlora to call on society to end violence against women. Dressed in orange, their appeal conveyed a strong message: Men and women shall work together to eradicate violence.
11 Nov 2013
The Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, in cooperation with United Nations Agencies in Albania and with the support of Swiss Cooperation Office, launched today a new programme: “UN Support to Social Inclusion”.
11 Nov 2013
I will not hide my pride that my organization, the United Nations, supported by its member states, enjoys a privileged partnership with your Ministry. Your ministry is the focus of almost a third of our work in this country, ranging from our work on active labor market measures to gender equality to rights of migrants, groups at risk, returnees and children in need.
24 Oct 2013
Senior government officials, Members of Parliament, representatives of international organization, diplomatic corps, non-governmental organizations, scholars, philanthropists, business, media and citizens joined the United Nations Agencies in Albania to celebrate United Nations Day.
17 Oct 2013
Community members of Nishtulla participated today at the inauguration of the multifunctional community center. The center, which will serve around 200 Roma and 1500 other community members, will improve the quality of life by benefitting from several social services such as health, education.
16 Sep 2013
Today, Ilir feels he is powered with knowledge about how his organization should be run. He is the Executive Director of “Roma Education Association”, a civil society organization operating for few years in the regions of Pogradec and Korca. His association counts around 50 members.
22 Aug 2013
Economic and Social Inclusion – Information Brief on Projects targeting Roma and Egyptian Communities
The United Nations Development Programme supports social and economic inclusion of Roma and Egyptian communities in Albania through two flagship projects: Empowering Vulnerable Local Communities Joint Programme and Supporting Social Inclusion of Roma and Egyptian Communities