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A woman in a white coat cuts cloth in a factory
January 28, 2015

TIRANA, JANUARY 28, 2015—Today, more than one hundred people showed up for the screening of a new documentary, “Economic Empowerment of People with Disabilities through Employment,” a film about a unique program that has helped people with disabilities in Albania overcome isolation and prejudice and enter into the country’s labor workforce. The film was introduced by USAID Country Representative, Marcus Johnson, the Minister of Social Welfare and Youth, Mr. Erion Veliaj and Blerta Çani, ADRF Executive Director.

Dedication plaque
December 15, 2014

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.

Citrus growers display their harvest
December 6, 2014

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.

Three officials cut a cake
November 6, 2014

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.

USAID and SHUKALB Launch New Water Project in Albania
November 5, 2014

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.

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Last updated: April 06, 2015

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