Women And Youth In Politics - News

Women And Youth In Politics - News

  • OSCE Presence in Albania calls for greater representation of women in politics

    TIRANA, 6 March 2015 - On the occasion of the upcoming International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Head of the OSCE Presence in Albania, Ambassador Florian Raunig, stressed the need for a significantly increased representation of women in the Albanian politics as key to the further development of democracy.

    “A substantial representation of women in decision-making is essential for any...

  • Public institutions must guarantee equal opportunitiesd for women and girls


    Today is the 104 Anniversary of International Women's Day.

    About a hundred years ago women left their jobs in factories and took to the streets to protest over low wages, job insecurity, inhuman working conditions and the overall violence exercised against them. One hundred years later women still do not enjoy equal rights and towards...

  • Political Parties to nominate 50% women for Mayors across Albania!

    Public Statement

    Tirana, 19 January 2015 - The Coalition for Promotion of Women and Youth in Politics, has closely monitored the recent statements of the three main parties in the country, SP, DP and SMI regarding gender representation of 2015 Local Elections, to be held on 21 June 2015.

    Mr. Edi Rama, head of the Socialist Party and the Primeminister, publicly...

  • The Civil Society Organisations and the Alliance of Women MPs propose to set up the 40 % gender quota in the electoral code and local elections 2015

    Tirana, 9 December 2014 – The Coalition for Promotion of Women and Youth in Politics in cooperation with the Alliance of Women MP's and civil society organizations & activists, organized today a strategic consultative meeting to discuss joint initiatives that could be undertaken over the following months to bring a change in the representation of women at the local level in Albania.

  • “Women of the year 2014” winners revealed

    Tirana, 9 December 2014 – The Coalition for Women and Youth in Politics in collaboration with the Human Rights House in Albania / CRCA Albania, supported by Olof Palme International Centre, shared publicly today, at a special event, the National Awards "Woman of the Year 2014" in Albania.

    Woman of the Year 2014 in Politicswent to Ms. Nora Malaj ( 1,601 votes or 38 % of the votes cast...

  • National award “Woman of the Year 2014” starts the voting phase

    Tirana 18 November 2014 - The Albanian Coalition for the Promotion of Women and Youth in Politics in partnership with the Human Rights House / CRCA Albania, starts today the voting phase for candidates to the National Award “Woman of the Year 2014”.

    This initiative, launched in the beginning of October, aims to empower women and girl in Albania, which...

  • Përfundon faza e nominimeve për çmimin “Gruaja e Vitit 2014”

    Tiranë 22 Tetor 2014 - Koalicioni për Gratë dhe të Rinjtë në Politikë në bashkëpunim me Shtëpia e të Drejtave të Njeriut/CRCA Shqipëri vazhdojnë procesin përzgjedhës për Çmimin “Gruaja e Vitit 2014”. Kjo iniciativë, e lançuar në fillim të muajit Tetor, ka për qëllim të fuqizojë kauzën e të drejtave dhe avancimit të grave dhe vajzave në Shqipëri, si një mjet që kontribuon në evidentimin dhe...


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