Over 17,000 residents of Mykolaivka territorial amalgamated community in Donetsk Oblast will have access to some 170 administrative and social services thanks to the rehabilitated Administrative and Social Service Centre in Mykolaivka town, Donetsk Oblast.
What are the recurring human rights issues faced by internally displaced persons? A recent sociological poll of internally displaced persons and service providers working with them confirmed that they face many socioeconomic challenges.
“I dream about a Ukraine where people take the initiative and bring about change, they don’t grumble, but take action.” says Iryna Haiduchyk. She has been running the Volyn Institute of Law civil society organization for eight years. The organization promotes citizen engagement in the local community’s development and supports civil society organizations in the region.
According to the latest Human Development Index, people living in the very high human development countries can expect to live 19 years longer, and spend seven more years in school, than those living in the group of low human development countries.
"To live in a comfortable world, we need Universal Design experts who are able to develop people-oriented designs. Nowadays, there are not that many such specialists in Ukraine, and almost no training in Universal Design is available. That is why we came up with an idea of the School of Universal Design to bring this knowledge to professionals. It depends very much on them whether we will be able to build a society of equal opportunities," says Olena Ivanova, the organizer of the first Universal Design School in Ukraine, Social Sector Reform Officer, UNDP in Ukraine.
UNDP entered into a new phase of enhanced cooperation with the Kingdom of Norway by signing a new Cost-Sharing Agreement for support to civil service reform in Ukraine and to enhance the capacity of the National Civil Service Agency of Ukraine.
UNDP Ukraine has conducted the first comprehensive assessment of use of e-government tools by regional state administrations and local governments in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

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