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Monday, May 10, 2021
Registration is now open to participate in the Generation Equality Forum in Paris – a milestone global event to advance action and investment for gender equality.
Monday, April 19, 2021
UN Women’s first regional “Women’s Entrepreneurship Expo” in Europe and Central Asia will be held virtually with the participation of hundreds of women entrepreneurs from 12 countries. The Expo aims to support and empower women entrepreneurs during and after COVID-19.
Monday, March 8, 2021
UN Women is intensifying its preparations for the 2021 Generation Equality Forum amidst a back-drop that shows women’s rights and leadership are under threat, and even more exacerbated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Current projections show that gender equality in the highest positions of power will not be reached for another 130 years. This year’s International Women’s Day rings the alarm on rising threats to gender equality and highlights the need to build back better for a more gender-equal future.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
In collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Gender Rural Equality and Tourism (GREAT) programme will be implemented in the Regions of Shkoder, Vlore and Gjirokaster, contributing to sustainable economic development of rural women and their communities by increasing their income and ability to obtain work.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic and a prevailing culture of impunity threatens progress achieved on gender equality and ending violence against women and girls, UN Women is calling for robust and decisive action in response to this unprecedented crisis.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
UN Women and Sweden will aim to reform policies and financing actions in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Serbia to accelerate the implementation of national and international gender equality commitments.
Monday, September 7, 2020
On 9 September 2020, feminists and women’s rights advocates from the Western Balkans and Turkey region will gather virtually to discuss an urgent pathway to deliver on the commitments made in the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.
Friday, September 4, 2020
Urges for delivery on the commitments made in the Beijing Platform for Action
Friday, July 10, 2020
The survey measured the socio-economic impact of the pandemic and how it affected the livelihoods of women and men. It shows that COVID-19 has been disproportionately affecting women compared to men, and risks to deepen gender inequalities.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Women’s organizations across Eastern Europe and Central Asia urged governments and development partners to recognize the unique and vital needs of women and girls in pandemic response and recovery efforts. Activists warned the international community that the world risks a roll back in women’s rights if necessary efforts are not urgently undertaken.
Monday, November 25, 2019
More than 60 activities across Albania to bring attention to the epidemic of violence against women and girls. Organized by UN agencies, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and civil society.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Key governmental, regional, and civil society leaders came together in a regional forum in Tirana to commit their efforts and discuss progress toward the elimination of violence against women in the region.
Friday, May 24, 2019
Third National Population Survey “Violence Against Women” collects for the first time data on the nature and prevalence of different forms of violence.
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Earlier today, UN Women and the Parliament in Albania signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their joint work on gender equality and women’s empowerment in the country.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
UN Women organized the National Conference on “Standards of Equal Representation and Participation in Politics: One Year from Local Elections”, in collaboration with the Albanian Parliament.
Thursday, June 7, 2018
“Women and Men in Albania”, the most recent collection of gender statistics in the country was launched by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) and UN Women with financial support of the Austrian Development Agency. The publication provides data regarding population, health, education and decision making, bringing into focus gender equality.