Providing training/teaching

In recent years, NCSS has trained policymakers, public officials at all levels of governance and NGO experts in every region on child rights, gender issues, domestic violence, etc., as well as has empowered vulnerable groups with life skills, knowledge on starting a small business, etc. Capacity building trainings/teaching courses are tailored for each context and group/participants and facilitated at national or local levels, in full partnership with counterparts and implemented by the best experts in the market. NCSS trainings seeks also to foster an understanding of gender equality as a key element of economic and social development of Albanian society. While women are very often in highly disadvantaged situations of vulnerability, NCSS aims to support women as not just victims but as powerful agents of positive social and economic change.

UNFPA: Capacity development of health personnel (1,800 doctors, nurses, midwifes across the country) to better understand and response to gender-based violence, LGBT and HIV/AIDS.

Project timeframe: 
2010 to 2014

Addressing gender-based violence (GBV) successfully is an important step toward achieving Millennium Development Goals in the areas of gender equality, infant and maternal health and mortality, and HIV/AIDS. Yet GBV remains one of the most widespread and socially accepted categories of human rights violations. Health professional can play a crucial role in helping to identify and support women who have experienced abuse and facilitate their referral to specialized services.

UNICEF: Provision of training program focused on the “Legal and institutional framework for implementation of social inclusion policies designed to protect children’s rights”.

Project timeframe: 

In an effort to establish and strengthen institutions for the promotion and protection of children rights at different levels of government, government action for child rights is channeled through the Child Rights Units (CRUs) entrusted with the function to design regional policies for children and monitor their implementation. The National Plan of Action for Children 2012-2015 adopted by the CM in March 14, addresses the legislative and institutional reform aimed at the strengthening of a protective and inclusive environment for children.

Policy Studies: Policy Research and Child Welfare

Project timeframe: 
2001 to 2002
Source of Funding: 
OSFA Soros Budapest HESP
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