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  • “Letters from the Diaspora” cultural event

    Authors, translators, academics and well-known writers from Albanian Diaspora joined the cultural event "Letters from the Diaspora”, which was held on 22 February 2020 at the Palace of Congress, in Tirana, Albania.

  • Diaspora Medical Meeting

    Diaspora Medical Meeting, dedicated to Albanian doctors with professional activities in the Diaspora and doctors from the Diaspora who have returned to Albania, took place on 20 February 2020. This meeting was held, for the first time, by the National Diaspora Agency in cooperation with Albanian State Minister for Diaspora, Ministry of Health and Social Protection and the Albanian Fund for Diaspora Development.

  • Bit Milano 2020 Fair

    Bit Milano 2020 Fair was held at the ‘FieraMilanoCity’ premises on 10 – 11 February 2020. Albania touristic attraction offers were presented by the Albanian National Tourism Agency (ANTA).

  • Humanitarian Border Management Training

    12 February 2020, Korça Albania: 25 representatives from Border and Migration Police, Regional State Social Service, Child Protection Unit, Anti Trafficking Police, Public Health, and other local stakeholders actively participated in the Humanitarian Border Management training organized by IOM – UN Migration Agency in cooperation with Ministry of Interior, Asylum and citizenship Directorate, Directorate of Anti Trafficking and Migration, Border and Migration Department, Korça Regional A

  • The Conference of Association of Albanian Lawyers in Italy

    The Association of Albanian Lawyers in Italy held a conference in Milan, on 8 February 2020. During the opening ceremony, the General Consul, Ms. Anila Pojani, highlighted the importance of this association to support Albanian Diaspora living in Italy by counseling this community on legal rights and duties, which are crucial for successful integration.

  • IOM Albania contributes to the meeting of the National Council for European Integration

    IOM Mission in Albania, the UN Migration Agency, participated to the meeting of the National Council for European Integration, held on 24 January 2020 at the Albanian Parliament premises, to discuss and contribute on the migration dynamics in Albania.

  • Engaging Albanian Diaspora businesswomen in the development of the home country

    Representatives of IOM Albania Programme 'Engage the Albanian Diaspora to the Social and Economic Development of Albania' participated in the  "Businesswomen Summit", held on 16-18 January 2020, organized by Albanian State Minister for Diaspora and Albanian National Fund of Diaspora, in cooperation with Albanian Ministry o

  • Info Day Meeting on Albanian Diaspora Engagement

    On December 21st, 2019, IOM Albania Diaspora Programme Fellow in Albanian Embassy in Rome, Mr. Gjergji Kajana, and Focal Point in Lazio region, Ms. Bruna Moçka, held an Info Day Meeting in Rome to promote the Programme, as well as exchange ideas and best practices on Albanian diaspora engagement in Albania’s socio-economic development. 

  • Exhibition – Through the Eyes of Diaspora

    On the International Migrants Day and Albania Diaspora National Day, IOM Albania in collaboration with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and the Albanian State Minister for Diaspora organised the Exhibition “Through the Eyes of Diaspora”.

  • The Third National Summit of Diaspora in Italy

    IOM Albania Diaspora Programme representatives participated in the Third National Summit of Diaspora held in Rome, Italy, on 14 December 2019.