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.
KAMZA, ALBANIA—Today, the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development, and Water Administration, Edmond Panariti, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia, Bojan Bertoncelj, and the U.S. Embassy’s Chargé d'Affaires, Henry Jardine, delivered remarks at the Agriculture University of Tirana (AUT) to celebrate the launch of a joint Slovene-U.S project to construct a Vocational Education and Training Center for Albanian students.
TIRANA, ALBANIA--Today, Ambassador Alexander Arvizu, Prime Minister Edi Rama, Minister of Interior Saimir Tahiri, and the National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Deputy Minister Elona Gjebrea, supported the launch of "RAPORTO! SHPETO!" ("Report! Save!"), a USAID-supported anti-trafficking in persons smartphone application that is connected to Government of Albania's New National Hotline, "116006." The Hotline "116006" is available for everyone to call in, free of charge, and report identified or suspected cases of trafficking.
Last updated: October 13, 2015