News & Events

International Women’s Month, Joint Message

During International Women’s Month, we, as representatives of the international community in Albania and members of the technical working group on ‘Women in decision-making’, reflect upon the progress made thus far, and the challenges that remain, in achieving gender equality in Albania. We fully embrace the United Nations’ International Women’s Day theme for this year, ...
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Ceremony at Albanian Parliament Kicks off 5th Model UN Conference

U.S. Ambassador Alexander A. Arvizu, UN Resident Coordinator Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun, Albanian Speaker of Parliament Ilir Meta and Minister of Education Lindita Nikolla were the keynote speakers at today’s opening ceremony in the Parliament’s Plenary Room for the 5th Albanian Model UN Conference.  121 participating high school students coming from cities throughout Albania were encouraged to ...
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U.S. Embassy Remembers and Honors “International Holocaust Day”

As part of the Embassy Speakers Bureau Program, Political Officer Nathan Haft was the guest speaker at the Marubi Academy of Film & Multimedia, together with two other representatives of the religious community in Albania, where he spoke about International Holocaust Memorial Day. Nathan observed that the Day of Remembrance was an opportunity to remember ...
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U.S. Embassy Speakers’ Bureau Program Visits New York University

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014, as part of the US Embassy Speakers’ Bureau, Gina Underwood, American Psychotherapist/Social Worker, spoke to an Organization and Behavior Class at New York University Tirana regarding Stress Management.  The students actively participated in the discussion with insightful comments about their own signs of stress and ways to manage it.  Discussion ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

An interagency delegation, including representatives from the U.S. Departments of State, Justice, Homeland Security, and the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center is visiting Albania January 27-28 for meetings with President Nishani, Prime Minister Rama and other Albanian officials to discuss counterterrorism cooperation. Albania is one of several countries in the region the delegation is visiting.  The ...
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