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On the International Family Day “For every child a family! –says UNICEF 


Tirana, 15 May 2017 - UNICEF in Albania wishes to commemorate the International Family Day by raising awareness in particular of every child’s right to grow-up in a caring and nurturing family environment.


According to the Lancet’s Early Childhood Development series published in 2016, nurturing care in the early years ensures individuals and societies thrive. Young children’s healthy development depends on nurturing care—defined as care which ensures health, nutrition, responsive caregiving, safety and security, and early learning.


Governments must invest in immunizing the most vulnerable children and addressing vaccine hesitancy

Statement by UNICEF’s Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Afshan Khan for World Immunization Week


GENEVA, 24 April, 2017 - “UNICEF is urging governments in Europe and Central Asia to invest in health systems that prioritize reaching the most vulnerable children with life-saving immunizations alongside national campaigns to address the concerning trend of growing vaccine hesitancy.”

Click here to read the full statement


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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