Republic of Albania: Order "For the Defence of the Socialist Homeland". Instituted: 18 January 1965. Awarded: To officers, warrant officers, and active duty soldiers, as well as reservists, police, military units & detachments of the Peoples Army, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Peoples Self Defense Volunteer Forces, and all citizens who during occasions of aggression and provocation towards the nation displayed distinguished leadership ability, skillful and exemplary duty, special…
Republic of Albania: Order "For Distinguished Labour in Mining and Geology". 1st CLASS . Instituted: 18 January 1965. Awarded: To workers of the Ministry of Industry and Mining in the fields of mining, oil industry, metallurgy, and geology, as well as enterprises, factories, plants, research institutions, labor groups, and research expeditions whose efforts and contributions have significantly and substantively increased production and research in geology; and for merit in organizations and…
Republic of Albania: Order of Skanderbeg. 1st CLASS Instituted: 13 October 1945. Awarded: To officers of the Peoples Army and the Ministry of Internal Affairs as a reward for services to the country and the people for organization, modernization and reinforcement of the armed forces.
Republic of Albania: Order of Labour. Instituted: 13 October 1945. Awarded: To citizens, collectives, public institutions, and social organizations for their work towards the building of socialism; for employing and improving techniques to boost labor output; for subsequent developments in science, engineering, the arts, education, and culture; and for particular merit in organizational leadership.
Republic of Albania: Title "Mother Heroine". Instituted: 2 October 1955. Awarded: To mothers who gave birth to, raised, and educated more than ten children when the youngest is at least one year old. Children who died or were killed during World War II on active duty or died in the performance of duties in the public interest are also included. In 1980, the requirement was downgraded to a minimum of eight children.
Republic of Albania: Order "Partisan Star". Instituted: 9 July Awarded: To officers in the Peoples Army or of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for singular merit, heroic and successful leadership of units in time of war.
Republic of Albania: Medal of Remembrance. Instituted: 1943. Revised: 9 July 1945. Awarded: To people and groups that participated in uninterrupted service beginning from July 10, 1943 (the date of the creation of the General Staff of the National Liberation Army) up until the liberation of Tiranë on November 29, 1944, either in combat or in political activities.
Republic of Albania: Medal for Civil Bravery. Instituted: 30 April 1956 as the Medal for Labour Bravery, renamed 18 January 1965 to the Medal for Civil Bravery. Discontinued: 1996. Awarded: For acts of bravery by civilians in hostile conditions, such as fire, flood and storm in saving life and property.