Today, Deputy Chief of Mission, Henry Jardine, and the Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, ErionVeliaj, toured an emergency shelter, called "Streha," to support LGBT individuals as part of its official opening.
XARRA, ALBANIA--Today, the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Water Administration, Edmond Panariti, USAID/Albania Director, Marcus Johnson, and the Head of Xarre Commune, Dhimiter Kote, took part in a special celebration to promote Albanian citrus production at the 3rd annual Mandarin Festival in Xarra.
TIRANA, ALBANIA—Today, USAID and the University of Tirana celebrated with law students the 1st anniversary of the Legal Clinic. The University of Tirana Law Faculty (UTLF) Legal Clinic is one of the activities supported by USAID to improve legal education in Albania.
TIRANA, ALBANIA--In the framework of National Water Week, 2-8 November, USAID and the Water Supply and Sewerage Association of Albania (SHUKALB) organized a joint ceremony to launch the project “Sustainable Water Sector Capacity Development in Albania” in Tirana.
Today USAID and a local NGO, Assist Impact, signed seven grant agreement awards for empowerment projects for Albanian youth. U.S. Chargé d'Affaires, Henry Jardine, the Deputy Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, Bardhylka Kospiri, and Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Water Administration, Edmond Panariti, delivered remarks at the ceremony. The goal of the grants is to increase employment opportunities and empower youth to be active in society.
Last updated: April 16, 2015