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12 Jun 2014
A Multistakeholder Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility was convened in Tirana. The Forum serves as a consultative platform for promoting CSR in Albania. During today's session three companies were awarded CSR Awards in three categories: 1) CSR Innovation Award - MEGATEK, 2) CSR Best practice for SMEs - Energy Ashta and 3) CSR Best Practices for Large Companies-ProCredit Bank.
22 May 2014
Vlore, 22 May 2014. School students of Orikum High School in Vlora called on communities to conserve biodiversity. Celebrating the International Day of Biodiversity, they organized a number of sports activities such as volleyball, kayak, running and painting. This event helped send a message to their peers but also to the public in the surrounding area: Everybody should work towards preserving marine and coastal resources for the benefit of sustainable tourism and people living in the area.
17 May 2014
Deeply-embedded homophobic and transphobic attitudes, often combined with a lack of adequate legal protection, expose many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in all regions of the world to violations of their human rights. They are discriminated against in the labour market, in schools and in hospitals, mistreated and disowned by their own families. They are singled out for physical attack – beaten, assaulted, and killed.
22 Apr 2014
Are you a company that takes care of its employees? Do you work towards minimizing environmental impact? Do you contribute towards the socioeconomic development of the community in which you operate? If you positively responded to any of these questions, submit your story! It could be one of the winning initiatives in Albania’s first Corporate Social Responsibility Awards.
07 Apr 2014
More than a thousand stakeholders around the country have actively participated in consultations about the territorial reform- a key initiative of the Albanian Government.
02 Apr 2014
When the ‘Marubi’ photographic studio was established in Shkoder in 1856 very few people were aware that this event, at the infancy of world history of photography, would mark the beginning of visual documentation of a series of very important historic events in Albania.
08 Mar 2014
Women and men streamed into Durres city center to commemorate International Women’s Day and call for gender equality in society.
07 Mar 2014
This year’s International Women’s Day theme – Equality for Women is Progress for All – states a simple truth. No country will reach its full potential if its female citizens do not enjoy full equality.
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.
05 Feb 2014
The Association of Young Stage Artists staged the theatrical show "When Words Are Missing", which aims to convey the message that not only women and girls but also boys and men must stand up against violence against women. Over 160 high school students attended the performance at the Puppet Theater hall in Tirana.
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.
22 Jan 2014
The governments of Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States are pleased to be supporting directly the Albanian government’s administrative territorial reform effort.
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
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.
09 Dec 2013
Speech by Zineb Toumi Benjelloun during a Conference organized by the Government of Albania to present the anti corruption strategy.
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.
- Përshëndetje sërish nga zyra e UNDP! Në vijim të diskutimit tejet përfshirës për subjektin e funksionalitetit në Shqipëri – tema e Raportit të Zhvillimit Njerëzor 2015, këtë javë është rradha e çështjeve shoqërore. Zhvillimi njerëzor ka në qendër të vet individin dhe nga ky këndvështrim dimensioni shoqëror i raportit është mëse i rëndësishëm. A mendoni se janë thelluar diferencat social ekonomike në Shqipëri? Cili është grupi më pak i integruar në shoqërinë tonë? Ç’mendim keni për shërbimet publike sidmos për shëndetësinë, arsimin dhe mbrojtjen shoqërore? Janë vetëm tre pyetje. Komentet dhe diskutimet janë të mirëpritura! Eksperiencat personale do ta bënin raportin tonë edhe më të prekshëm. Javë të mbarë! https://apps.facebook.com/my-surveys/sociale 19 January AT 01:18 PM
- Sekretari i Pergjithshem i Kombeve te Bashkuara ben thirrje per veprime globale ne vitin 2015 #action2015 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qte-OBsm51Y&feature=youtu.be 16 January AT 10:29 AM
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