UN Youth Advisory Group to UNCT Albania Established

  • A well-represented youth board will now be advising UNCT on youth-related development areas and more 

The UN Country Team in Albania is glad to announce that the UN Youth Advisory Group in Albania (UNYAG Albania) has now been established.

The UN Albania Youth Advisory Group is a group of individuals and representatives of UN Albania’s stakeholders who have been nominated/selected to advise the UN in Albania Country Team (UNCT) on key youth issues of importance. Members of the UN Youth Advisory Group will have access to a wealth of opportunities to learn and involved in the UN programmes in Albania, learn about the functioning of the United Nations globally and provide suggestions to the UNCT about how programmes can better address Albania’s youth and include a youth perspective in their components. 

The immediate involvement of UNYAG will be to assist in developing the “Youth” component/part of the UN Common Country Analysis for Albania (CCA) and advise in shaping youth interventions under the new programme cycle. They will assist in strengthening partnership of UN Albania with youth organizations and young people.

The call for expression of interest was open from 4-24 July 2020. 55 Applications were received fom across the 4 regions of the country North Albania (Prefectures of Shkodra, Kukes, Lezha); Central Albania (Prefectures of Dibër, Tirana, Elbasan); West Albania (Prefectures of Durres, Fier, Vlorë) and South Albania: Prefectures of Gjirokastër, Korca, Berat).

The Membership of UNYAG is as below

  • Ana Lena            
  • Ardis Halilaj        
  • Danjel Hyseni    
  • Arjola Brahimi   
  • Kristi Cina
  • Henri Fero
  • Fiona Dinollari
  • Alesia Alldervishi             
  • Joni Lleshi           
  • Juna Kalo            
  • Ilvana Dedja      
  • Besnik Hoxha
  • Andi Rabiaj        
  • Franceska Muco             

Full terms of reference for UNYAG can be accessed here.

 

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RCO
United Nations Resident Coordinator Office
UN Women
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
UNFPA
United Nations Population Fund
UNICEF
United Nations Children’s Fund