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22 October 2019
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What to do about Eastern Europe’s population crisis?

By Alanna Armitage In more and more countries around the world, population numbers are starting to fall, but no region is more affected by this change than Eastern Europe. The latest population... Read more

18 October 2019
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Embracing comprehensive sexuality education in Albania

TIRANA, Albania — “As a teacher, but more so as a parent, I would like my child to know as much as possible about sexuality education,” says Oriana Osmani, an educator in Albania. “But our society... Read more

11 July 2019
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Want to increase birth rates? Try gender equality - World Population Day 2019

World Population Day 2019 - The theme for this year’s World Population Day is “25 years of the ICPD: accelerating the promise”, as a milestone of the... Read more

12 April 2019
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Keeping progress moving forward for women and girls in Albania

BERAT, Albania — Tefta Shakaj always wanted to study at university to become a doctor, but that was not an option for her in Albania when she was a teenager. “We were obliged to do what we were told... Read more

10 April 2019
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Revolution of Choice

Three decades, roughly a generation, after the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia emerged from the collapse of Communism and embarked on the path to market economy and democracy, the region... Read more

10 April 2019
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Vast numbers of women lack decision-making power over their own bodies, says UNFPA flagship report

UNITED NATIONS, New York — Reproductive rights and choices have become a reality for more women than ever, says UNFPA’s flagship report, State of World Population 2019, released today. Yet despite... Read more

6 April 2019
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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

The National Albanian Olympic Committee and UNFPA Albania have partnered to use sport as a tool for social change and engage young people in joint activities aiming at information sharing, promotion... Read more

12 December 2018
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Albania launches its second Demographic & Health Survey 2017-2018

Tirana, December 12, 2018 - The Ministry of Health and Social Protection and the National Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), in partnership with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and... Read more

13 August 2018
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Let’s put young people at the centre

Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on International Youth Day 2018 We want to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and make good on our pledge to leave no one behind. We... Read more

12 March 2018
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UN for All: Dignity and Inclusion at workplace in the United Nations Albania

During the 4 days of intensive work, almost 100 UN agency staff members in Albania from UNFPA, FAO, ILO, IOM, UN Women, UNDP, UNDSS, UNHCR, UNICEF,... Read more

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