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4 October 2017
Statement

Appointment of Dr. Natalia Kanem as the new UNFPA Executive Director

UNITED NATIONS, New York, 3 October 2017 — Dr. Natalia Kanem was appointed Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today by Secretary-General António Guterres. She holds the... Read more

27 July 2017
News

Improving quality of care and standardizing services for perinatal care in the regional maternity hospitals of Albania

Improving quality of care and standardizing services for perinatal care through the UNFPA-supported Beyond the Numbers initiative in the regional... Read more

15 June 2017
News

A media platform on sexual & reproductive health in Albania

In June 2017, UNFPA Albania and Infinit Plus launched the establishment of the “Media Platform on Sexual and Reproductive Health”. This is initiative aims at creating a network of journalists that... Read more

6 May 2016
News

Health care providers receive training on sexual and reproductive health

UNFPA in Albania strikes to tackle a strategic priority in the health sector: Increasing access to effective health services by reducing financial, geographical and cultural barriers, providing... Read more

14 December 2015
News

Youth advocates take on child marriage, gender inequality in Albania

KORÇA, Albania – “When I was sixth grade, my mother used to say, very often, ‘Finish this year, and do not go to school anymore’,” said Gina,* a youth advocate from the marginalized Roma community in... Read more

21 October 2015
News

Decided against cancer: campaign

Tirana, Albania - The Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Albania, Ms. Zineb Toumi-Benjelloun and the Albanian Minister of Health, Mr. Ilir Beqaj, attended the 3rd International Conference... Read more

11 July 2015
News

WORLD POPULATION DAY: VULNERABLE POPULATIONS IN EMERGENCIES

Voskopojë, 11 July 2015: on the occasion of the World Population Day, focused on the theme "Vulnerable Populations in Emergencies", UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund in Albania, joined the... Read more

18 November 2014
News

WORLD`S 1.8 BILLION YOUNG CAN PROPEL SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, NEW UNFPA REPORT SHOWS

18 November 2014: Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people`s education and health and protect their rights,... Read more

30 January 2014
News

Tackling family planning from every angle in Albania

TIRANA, Albania – Anxhela Muhaxhi and her husband Erion married when she was just 12 years old. Early marriage and childbearing are common in her Roma community in Fushë-Krujë, 25 kilometres from the... Read more

19 March 2013
News

'The future we want': Albanians speak about their concerns and aspirations at UNFPA-led consultations on post-2015 development agenda

Nazmije, a mother of three daughters from a village near the city of Durrës, is one of over 1,000 Albanians from across the entire country who participated in a series of consultations organized by... Read more

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