The Municipality of Tirana is running for the “European Youth Capital 2022” title. The European Youth Capital is a title awarded by the European Youth Forum designed to empower young people, boost youth participation and strengthen European identity. This title gives the city a chance to showcase its innovative ideas, projects and activities that aim to empower voices and bringing a new perspective on young people in all aspects of city life.
National Youth Congress of Albania, as the largest and the most comprehensive umbrella organisation, is supporting this application as a co-applicant. On March 11, 2019, from 12 cities from across Europe running for the title, Tirana was selected in 5 shortlisted cities that at still in the running to become the European Youth Capital 2022 (EYC 2022).