Albania is a candidate country for EU membership. The European Union opened accession negotiations with Albania in March 2020.
EIGE has been working with Albania to build their capacity in gender equality since 2013. EIGE has collected data on women and men in decision-making positions in Albania since 2018.
Albania launched its first Gender Equality Index in 2020. The European Commission funds this cooperation under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA).
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