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Shared Futures: Youth perceptions on peace in the Western Balkans

Six young writers from the Western Balkan region give voice to some of key messages emerging from the regional study 'Shared Futures'.  


Tackling air pollution in Europe and Central Asia

The report assesses links between air pollution, climate and health, and explores solutions with a set of policy interventions for major economic activities like industry, transport, health…  


Shared Futures: Youth Perceptions on Peace in the Western Balkans

This report highlights the voices of youth and their perceptions and experiences related to peace and social cohesion in their societies and in the wider Western Balkans region.  


Women make the way

What do these women have in common? They're all leaders in some way, spanning a wide variety of careers and countries and being role models for those women who will come after.  


After a devastating earthquake, restoring hope in Albania

A few months after the devastating earthquake that hit the country, the EU, UNDP and the Albanian government coordinated efforts to reconstruct the affected communities to accelerate recovery.  


Amidst Coronavirus pandemic, UNDP rings the alarm on domestic violence

Coronavirus pandemic is having a heavy toll on the safety and security of many women. UNDP Albania is working to improve support to survivors of domestic violence.  


In Brussels, international community pledges €1.15 billion to support Albania’s post-earthquake

International aid will Albania's recovery needs after the strongest earthquake to hit the country in more than 30 years  


Trending: Partnering with the private sector for environmental protection

In Albania, we partnered with the private sector not just for public advocacy but also in-company structural change.  


Oil and water don't mix

The health of Albania's southwest coast has been at risk due to cooking oils being dumped in the sea. So restaurants and businesses have taken on a unique recycling initiative to reclaim this natural…  


Nowhere to turn: Can Roma women break free from violence?

The heartbreaking testimonial of a Roma woman reveals how Roma women in the Western Balkans often have to make hard choices between living with an abusive spouse or perpetuating poverty.  

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