, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 37–44 | Cite as

Youth work and youth policy in Albania

  • Manuela PriftiEmail author


It is paradoxical that such a small country like Albania has so many young people; that with so many young people there is still no law dedicated to them; there are many youth organizations but yet the youth has not reached their 20 % in decision making.

Albania has not any research about the number of youth-based NGOs or number of youth workers. This generation organizes various activities and the youth workers use different methods in their work, but they also have a lot of problems and still need support in order to develop.

The Directory of Youth Policy at the Ministry of Welfare and Youth is responsible for youth policy. The most important strategic document on youth policies has not yet appeared, but will be The National Action Plan for Youth 2014–2020 that will be focused on the issues of employment, education, youth participation, health and culture.


Young People Youth Work Youth Service National Action Plan National Youth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PërmetAlbania

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