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UN Youth Advisory Group


Albania

Start: 2020-12-16
End: 2022-12-15

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. 

Meet the team:

Photo: © UN Albania

UNYAG's first project was to assist in developing the “Youth” component/part of the UN Common Country Analysis for Albania (CCA) and advised in shaping youth interventions under the new Albania-UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2022-26. 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 Current Membership of UNYAG (updated 31 December 2021) is as below

  • Ana Lena            
  • Ardis Halilaj        
  • Danjel Hyseni    
  • Arjola Brahimi   
  • Kristi Cina
  • Alesia Alldervishi             
  • Joni Lleshi           
  • Juna Kalo            
  • Ilvana Dedja      
  • Besnik Hoxha
  • Andi Rabiaj        
  • Franceska Muco
  • Ania Sauku
  • Diogjen Kolici             

Full terms of reference for UNYAG can be accessed here.

Goals we are supporting through this initiative

Background Documents