About us

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. Learn more

Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women. She was sworn into office on 19 August 2013 and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position, having devoted her career to issues of human rights, equality and social justice. Learn more

Active in Albania since it set up its Country Programme in 2007, UN Women works closely with the government and civil society to design and implement the laws, policies, programmes and services needed to improve the status of women and achieve global standards for gender equality. Learn more

Mr. Michele Ribotta is the Officer in Charge of the UN Women Country Office in Albania since March 2019. He joined UN Women in 2012 as adviser to the Director of the UN System Coordination Division in New York. In his capacity, he has driven UN Women’s efforts to mainstream gender in the work of the UN Development System at global, regional and country level. Learn more

Several international agreements guide the work of UN Women. Learn more

UN Women is committed to independent and objective internal oversight to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations. Learn more

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is now hiring expert practitioners for the following assignments. Learn more

UN Women procures more than USD 100 million worth of services and goods each year to support its programme of work. UN Women is committed to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women worldwide while delivering green results, with an emphasis on transparency and effectiveness. Learn more

UN Women Country Office in Albania
Str. Skenderbej, P. 8, 2nd floor, Ap. 29,30,31
Tirana, ALBANIA
Tel: +355 4 450-2555
Fax: +355 4 450-2555
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