Civil society is one of UN Women’s most important partners. It provides a dynamic source for ideas and policy perspectives and assists UN Women in achieving its strategic goals. Learn more

Since its establishment, UN Women has mainly been funded by international partners committed to making gender equality and women’s empowerment a global priority. UN Women in Albania receives most of its funding from the Government of Sweden and Switzerland through the UN Coherence Fund, the Government of Austria and the European Union. Learn more

For the Government of Albania gender equality is closely related to the country’s EU integration processes. The attainment of gender equality is one of the key priorities for development and clearly articulated in a series of national documents. UN Women supports the government with policy advice to fulfill its international and national obligations with respect to equality between women and men. Learn more

Every year, United Nations agencies in Albania join the 16 Days campaign to call for the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls. They organize activities from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. Learn more

“Leave No one Behind” is a joint UN programme aiming to empower vulnerable people in Albania to have equal access to public services and to have a voice on public decision-making. UN Women is part of this four-year programme (2017-2021), tailored as a response to government efforts for social inclusion of vulnerable groups. Learn more

The UN in Albania works closely with the Government and other partners including civil society, academia and the private sector, to fight poverty, strengthen the rule of law, empower women, promote human rights, protect the environment and support economic and social reforms. Learn more