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12 April 2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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A key component of the Sustainable Development Objectives (SDGs) is commitment to ensure that no one lags behind in the development processes. UN for All is a United Nations program aimed at... Read more
4 October 2017
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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
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SHKODËR, Albania ­— Regional maternity hospitals in Albania are drawing on input from multi-disciplinary teams of doctors, nurses and midwives on how they handle cases of severe complications in... Read more
15 June 2017
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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

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