To: Mrs. Ursula von der Leyen
Commission of the European Union
Dear Mrs. Von der Leyen,
Allow me to address you through this open letter, as the Director of CRCA/ECPAT Albania, the oldest child and youth rights organization in the country, to ask for your support as President of the...
Albania to have a National Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintegration of Juveniles in Conflict with the Law
Tirana, 30 March 2020- Over the years Albania has had many advances in children's and youth rights. However, despite widespread efforts, corruption, political conflicts, weak public institutions, a corrupt justice system, and a lack of public investment for children and youth, it has seriously hampered efforts to protect the rights of children and young people.
Tirana, 12 February 2020 - CRCA / ECPAT Albania and Albanian Coalition for Education (ACE) are following with great concern the reporting that the STOP investigative show of KLAN Television did on the sexual assault by a teacher at a high school in Fier. During the show it was broadcasted all the ways in which the music teacher sought to sexually harass and molest a minor girl at the "James...
Tirana, 11 February 2020 - Today, civil society organizations protested in front of the Albanian Parliament on the negligence and perversion of law enforcement institutions towards the unsafe use of the internet in Albania for children and youth.
The situation of unsafety of children and young people while navigating the Internet comes year after year aggravating and...
Tirana, 13 December 2019 - A 10-year report on sexual crimes against children and women, the first of its kind in Albania, drafted by CRCA/ECPAT Albania, together with the Child and Youth Advocacy Centre, analyzed data on sex crimes committed against children and women during the period 2008- 2018. The report includes a comparative analysis of the statistic on all...
Regional civil society activists urge for action and accountability at Beijing+25 review. A diverse group of 450 women’s rights activists from Europe, North America, the Caucuses and Central Asia came together at the Beijing+25 regional civil society forum, in Geneva, Switzerland, to call for urgent action on gender equality and speak out about the structural barriers that prevent women and...
CRCA / ECPAT Albania: The Government shall urgently close all residential institutions for Children!
Tirana, 2 October 2019 - CRCA/ECPAT Albania through this public statement would like to express its deep concern on the latest case of sexual violence and bullying against a 12-year-old girl, reported on the national media, who was in the care of the Child Residential Centre in Tirana.
“Fix Fare” an investigative journalism programme on national TV Top Channel, during the last two days...