Ambassador Kadare presented the credentials as Ambassador of Albania to Cuba, non resident


                                                                                        The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the UN, Besiana Kadare,
presented the credentials as Ambassador of Albania to Cuba, non resident,
to Vice President Salvador Valdes Mesathe

Statement by H.E. Ms. Besiana Kadare, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the UN, at the Security Council debate “Trafficking in persons in conflict situations: forced labour, slavery and other similar practices”


Mr. President,

Firstly, I would like to thank the United Kingdom presidency of the Council for convening this meeting on such a critical and urgent subject. I commend the UK government for its leadership and commitment in tackling the tragic issue of human trafficking.

Statement by H.E. Ms. Besiana Kadare, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Albania to the UN, at the Security Council “Open Debate on Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Conflicts in Europe”


                                                        Security Council, 7886th meeting, 21 February 2017
Mr. President,
At the outset, I would like to thank the delegation of Ukraine for choosing such an interesting and important topic for the second open debate of their presidency. I would also like to thank UN Secretary-General António Guterres, OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier, and Secretary-General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid for their comprehensive thought-provoking briefings.
Mr. President,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs launches Online Consular Service platform


In a special event held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs attended by Prime Minister Edi Rama, Cabinet ministers and diplomatic corps accredited in Tirana was inaugurated the beginning of the implementation of the Online Consular Service (SHKO) platform. This platform fulfills the priority of the Albanian Government to increase transparency and modernization of consular and other public administration services.

Albanian Delegation at the General Debate of the 72st Session of the UNGA



Mr. President,

Ladies and Gentlemen,


How many times has it happened that humanity was confronted in a relatively short time with so many complex challenges as nowadays?

Celebrating 104 years of Independence


Amid a marvelous festive atmosphere, the Albanian community in New York celebrated 104 years of the Independent Albania. The event was organized under the attention of the Assemblyman from the 80th District of New York, Mr. Mark Gjonaj, a number of Albanian associations in New York and thanks to the special contribution of Mr. Sal Rusi.

“UNITED FOR ALBANIA” - First Summit of the Albanian Diaspora


The Summit was a major event organized for the first time by the Prime Minister of Albania, Mr. Edi Rama in Tirana on 18-20 November 2016. The summit brought together for the first time prominent individuals from different areas, leaders or representatives of various organizations in the diaspora, as well as its members from all over the world. The Summit was the first pan-Albanian assembly where, together with authorities and other stakeholders in the country, options for establishing a genuine cooperation between the homeland and the diaspora in the world were analyzed.

Meeting held between the Permanent Representatives of Albania and USA


The Permanent Representative of Albania to the United Nations, H.E. Ms. Besiana Kadare received on October 24 at our Mission the Permanent Representative of the United States to the United Nations H.E. Ms. Samantha Power.
Discussion focused on the excellent bilateral and multilateral cooperation between our two countries, notably in the areas of human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment, countering violent extremism, as well as issues related to peace and security in the framework of the United Nations. 

Minister Bushati holds meeting with EU High Representative Mogherini and German FM Steinmeier


During his stay in New York in the framework of the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati held a meeting with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini.

Activity on: "Countering and preventing violent extremism through education" held in New York


In the framework of the UN General Assembly proceedings held in New York, Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati attended the event on the "Fight against radicalization and violent extremism through education". This activity was initiated by Albania, in cooperation with the United States, the Vatican, Jordan, Morocco and UNESCO.


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