In the framework of the high level meeting to be held on the occasion of the 50th UNDP anniversary, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati held a meeting with the UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark. Talks focused on the successful cooperation between Albania and the UNDP, especially during recent years, in which our country has been included in a UNDP pilot program named “Goal 16”. The project was considered very important by both parties underscoring the dynamic and sustainable progress of Albania, in support of the National Strategy for Development and Integration and the process of Albania’s integration in the EU.
During the meeting, interlocutors expressed willingness to foster cooperation within “One UN” concept and practice and further enhance it in areas of good-governance, implementation of the rule of law, economic development and environment protection, with a view to meet the objectives of UN sustainable development. Mrs. Clark praised the achievements of Albania and expressed the UNDP readiness to help our country towards a continuous and dynamic progress.