Public Affairs Office

Media: The Press Office arranges media events, press conferences and interviews and responds to press inquiries. The Press Office also coordinates an extensive media development program for journalists, editors, and media outlets.

The Public Affairs Officer Ryan Roberts serves as the Embassy’s Official Spokesperson.  If you need to contact the Public Affairs Officer or the media section please send an email to: PASTirana@state.gov

Social Media & Webmaster: this web site and all the Embassy social media properties are produced and maintained by the Public Affairs Section at the Embassy of the United States of America in Tirana. We welcome your comments and suggestions regarding the website. If you are aware of any accessibility problems on our pages, we want to know what the problem is; please identify the problem you encountered and tell us the address/URL of the page. Technical problems (bad links, broken images etc.) should be called to the attention of the webmaster: TiranaWebmaster@state.gov

Exchanges: The Public Affairs Section coordinates a variety of educational exchanges including the International Visitors Program, Fulbright and Humphrey Programs, Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP) and Professional-In-Residence program for journalists. Public Affairs also brings American Fulbright scholars, English language experts, Expert Speakers, and other Americans to Albania to work with local institutions.

Culture: The Cultural Affairs Office sponsors artistic and cultural exhibitions and events in the fields of dance, theater, visual arts, photography, music, and film.

Grants: Local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) can apply for the Embassy’s Democracy Commission Small Grants Program to promote economic, political, and social development in Albania. The Public Affairs Section also administers grants for targeted travel opportunities and special projects.

Information: The Information Resource Center (IRC) provides current, authoritative information about the United States to Albanian government officials, professionals, and academics. The IRC also manages the “American Corners” located in Tirana, Vlore, and Kukes.