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Government efforts to implement the law on the Rights and Protection of the Child is a step forward to improve children’s lives in Albania.

Tirana -16 October, 2017 - The new Law on Child Right and Protection entered in power in June 2017, is now at the table of the new Ministry of Health and Social Protection and is supported by UNICEF, as part of the EC funded IPA-II project.

The approval of “The law On the Rights and Protection of the Child” in February 2017 by the Albanian government represents a major advancement for the rights of the children in the country but more needs to be done to make the law work for all children.


On the first day of school, UNICEF call for more investment to improve inclusive education in Albania.

Tirana, September 14, 2017 – The first day back at school for 27.000 children in Albania is a reason to celebrate. UNICEF Albania would like to wish a very successful journey towards knowledge to each boy and girl entering school for the first time this year.

UNICEF would also like to recognize the huge efforts carried out by the Albanian teachers to help shape a generation of children who learn, are exemplary citizens and who with their knowledge and skills will be able to compete in the labor markets of the 21-st century.

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Based on different areas of studies, UNICEF aims to bring a clear picture on the situation of children in Albania. The studies, research and reports made are published here for those interested.

Latest Report

The TransMonEE report is developed in close collaboration with the Albanian National Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) in response to the 2015 TransMonEE Country Analytical Report (CAR) Guidance to portray the data related situation in Albania for children from minority ethnic groups.
The report presents each of the core TransMonEE CAR guidance questions in turn and attempts to answer them as clearly as possible using INSTAT data backed up by other authoritative information.
Click here to read the report.

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