World Assembly of Youth

XVI General Assembly

07-11, December 2014 in Tirana, Albania


XVI GA - Report


During the 3rd meeting of the 15th WAY Executive Committee (EXCO) held on November 12, 2013, in London, United Kingdom, the WAY Executive Committee members decided that the WAY headquarters shall host the XVI WAY General Assembly. The General Assembly will be organized by WAY, in partnership with the Melaka State Government, Malaysia, the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth, Albania and the Albanian Youth Council. This will be held in Tirana, Albania, from 07-11 December 2014.

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Tirana, Albania

Venue: Tirana International Hotel


Tirana (Tiranë) is capital city of Albania. It borders with its neighbor municipalities including Paskuqan, Dajt, Farkë, Vaqarr, Kashar and Kamëz. As one of the largest cities of Albania, Tirana is the centre of the political, economic as well as cultural life of Albania. Most public institutions and private universities are located in it.

Though it has its metropolitan atmosphere, Tirana is known for the beauty of its natural surroundings i.e. hills, valleys, Dajti Mountain on the east, and river (Tiranë river) running through the city. Besides its natural heritages, Tirana also has four artificial lakes i.e. Tirana Artificial Lake, Paskuqani Lake, Farka Lake and Tufina Lake.

Overview of Albania:
Area (28,748 square kilometers)
Population (2,821,977 people)
Capital (Tirana)
Official Language (Albanian -- two major dialects: Gheg and Tosk)
Currency (Lek)

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