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EU4Culture project is funded by the European Union (EU) and is implemented by UNOPS in a close partnership with the Ministry of Culture. It is one of the largest cultural heritage programmes designed by the European Union with a total budget of € 40 million. EU4Culture programme extends to the entire territory affected by the earthquake of November 26, 2019. In addition to the restoration, the project will invest in the revitalization of selected cultural heritage sites, including upgrade of services and site conditions. It’s goal is also to increase tourism potential, directly contributing towards Albania's socio-economic recovery. Local entrepreneurship, artisanship and creative creation evolving around selected sites shall be supported through grants, providing a direct boost to local production and social wellbeing.

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Municipalities targeted by the Program


Ongoing Sites


Total Budget


Policymakers, academics, media, community representatives participated in Consultation meetings


Restored Sites

Programme Sites

Mosaic of the National Historical Museum

National Puppet Theatre

Ethnographic Museum in Kavaja

Archaeological Museum in Durres

Ethnographic Museum in Durres

Hamam in Durres

Venetian Tower

St. Anthony Church, Cape of Rodon

Ethnographic Museum in Kruja

The Kurcaj Bridge

Monastery Church of Rubik

Bashtova Castle

Castle of Ishëm

Ruins of St. Mary

Building of Formerly Persecuted

Former Archbishopric of Durres, Delbnisht

Ministry of Culture

National Library Fund

National Gallery of Arts