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   Dear Mr. Meta, The PINK Embassy and the Human Rights House of Human Rights in Albania (HRH) through this open letter, addressed to the President of the Republic of Albania, seeks to express its position and proposal regarding a forgotten group of prisoners during communism, people who at that time were convicted because of their conviction of...
  Tirana, 15 May 2020 - The Pink Embassy and CRCA/ECPAT Albania submitted today to the Albanian Parliament their proposals for amendments to the Law on Protection from Discrimination. This law is of special importance to both organizations, as they have been the proposing and supporting organisations for its adoption in early 2010. The experts of...
The latest decision from the Order of Psychologists makes Albania the 6th country in Europe that prohibits such therapy Tirana, 17 May 2020 - The Order of Psychologists in Albania, ordered today a total ban of conversion therapy by psychologists, making the country one of the first in Europe where such therapies have been banned. The decision...
  The PINK Embassy submits to the Special Commission for Electoral Reform in the Republic of Albania the recommendation "On the recognition and respect of the political rights of LGBTI persons" Tirana, 9 June 2020 - The Electoral Code of the Republic of Albania continues not to include the enjoyment of political rights to be elected, or even...
The PINK Embassy carries the LGBTI flag to major institutions as part of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia   Tirana, 17 May 2020 - This morning, the PINK Embassy, ​​together with its partner organizations, held the 11th Tirana Pride march, an annual event aimed at raising public awareness on the situation of LGBTI people in...
Brussels, 19 December 2019 Honourable Ministers, Honourable Commissioners, 16 years ago, in Thessaloniki, the EU clearly stated that “the future of the Balkans is in the European Union”. The accession process and the prospects it offered for the Western Balkans were to serve as the anchor for reforms through a shared agenda, and commitment to its...
PRESS RELEASE - Albania's President should pardon all LGBTI Persons imprisoned during Communism! Tirana, 17 May 2019 - May 17th marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, a day that the communities raise their voice for all violations of the rights of LGBTI people anywhere in the world. PINK Embassy and Human Rights...
Albania ranks first in the Western Balkans for discrimination of LGBTI persons in vital aspects, while 94% of LGBTI people hide their sexual orientation Tirana, May 10, 2019 - Tirana joins the capitals of Europe by organizing the 10th Diversity Festival, the 4th Primo March 2014 (Tirana Pride 2019), thus opening the week of awareness events in...
PINK Embassy announces "30 Persons of the Year" for the rights of the LGBTI community in Albania   Tirana 10 May 2019 - The Pink Embassy in Albania in cooperation with the UN Free and Equal Campaign, the House of Human Rights and CRCA / ECPAT Albania together with our community members, partners and friends officially opened the 10th Diversity...
ANYN and CRCA requires a National Youth Pact in Albania as a strategic enabler for resolving youth challenges Tirana, December 7, 2018 - In the framework of the National Day of Youth in Albania, representatives of the government, deputies, civil society and youth gathered in the largest National Youth Forum organized for young people in Albania....
PUBLIC STATEMENT Tirana, December 12, 2018 – Civil Society Organisations in Albania through this public statement express their support to the student's demand for the increase by 5% of GDP of the education budget in Albania. Albania invests only 3.3% of GDP on education, far from international and regional standards. This low investment rate...
Postcards from Albania talked with Altin Hazizaj about change, normality and why 70 per cent of Albanian teachers do not believe in it Issues concerning the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community are often hotly debated in Central Europe. Life isn’t easy for them in the Balkans either. Altin Hazizaj, a lawyer, activist and...
The General Director of the Center for Children's Rights in Albania (CRCA) and the First Ambassador of the Pink Embassy in Albania, Altin Hazizaj, was selected by the prestigious newspaper Financial Times and Outstanding, a UK based-organization, one of the 30 people globally acknowledged in the category "30 LGBT+ Public Sector Executives 2018"....
Civil registration and documents in Albania should respect basic human rights related to sex and gender recognition Tirana, 27 September 2018 – The Child Rights Centre in Albania (CRCA) and PINK Embassy asked the Albanian Parliament and the Parliamentary Group “Friends of Children” to approve changes on the law “On Civil Registration”. The...
CRCA Albania expresses concerns on the situation of children and youth in Albania, asking the Government to take immediate measures to improve the current state of affairs! Tiranë, 24 September 2018 – A broad network of organizations working for children and youth’s rights in Albania, submitted yesterday their contribution to the third cycle of...
“ACT FOR CHILDREN!” asked the Parliament to strengthen the obligations of the Government institutions to protect children and young people victims of domestic violence Tirana, June 20, 2018 - The Albanian National Child Rights Network “ACT FOR CHILDREN!” responded positively this morning to the invitation of the Parliamentary Commission on Labour...
Albania analysis for the first time the situation of LGBTI people and the actions taken by the Albanian Government in this regard Albanian Government and no profit LGBT organisations have brought for the first time a joint Report over Implementation for LGBTI people in Albania for 2016-2020. The report analyses the situation of LGBTI people in...
Pink Embassy presented today the findings of the survey “Teachers’ perceptions and attitudes towards LGBTI adolescents in public high schools in Albania” Tirana, 31 May 2018 – The Pink Embassy Albania presented today the results and the findings of its survey “Teachers’ perceptions and attitudes towards LGBTI persons in public high school in...
PINK Embassy and the National Network for the LGBTI rights in Albania, soon to submit legal amendments to the Family Code Tirana, 18 May 2018 - The PINK Embassy Albania, sent an open public call to the members of the Albanian Parliament and political parties, asking them to approve amendments to the Family Code and eliminate any legal barriers...
Tirana, 18 May 2018- The PINK Embassy Albania, through this public statement to the members of the Albanian Parliament and political parties in Albania, want to bring to your attention that Albania continues to violate the rights of the LGBTI people, as it still does not allow and does not guarantee the marriage equality for all its citizens....

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