Our Projects

Poverty Reduction

Democratic Governance

  • Smart Practices for Oversight by Non-State Actors on Administrative Service ProvisionSmart Practices for Oversight by Non-State Actors on Administrative Service ProvisionSince 2004 UNDP Ukraine is providing support to municipal communities and municipal governments all over Ukraine in developing participatory and transparent mechanisms of public services delivery and in localizing the principles of sustainable development. Building upon the experiences of previous projects, the Project “Smart Practices for Oversight by Non-state Actors on Administrative Service Provision” aims to improve the delivery of administrative services by local authorities through better public monitoring and creation of effective feedback loop.

  • Democratization, Human Rights and Civil Society Development Programme in UkraineDemocratization, Human Rights and Civil Society Development Programme in UkraineThe new Democratization, Human Rights and Civil Society Development Programme in Ukraine (2013 - 2016) funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and implemented by UNDP Ukraine is a nation-scale 4-year initiative which runs from 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2016. It works to strengthen capacities of civil society organizations to be resilient and effective promoters of democratic values, support human rights actors to promote and defend human rights in Ukraine, as well as foster participatory and result-driven Government-CSO dialogue. We support the emergence of an open and democratic society which is based on the rule of law, and is governed by the values of human rights supremacy, openness and accountability at all levels of government.

Environment and Energy

  • Development and Commercialization of Bioenergy Technologies in the Municipal Sector in UkraineThe objective of the project is to accelerate sustainable agricultural biomass utilization for municipal heat and hot water services in Ukraine by introducing a conducive regulatory framework and by establishing a financial support mechanism. It is envisaged that this project will enable Ukraine to substantially move closer to its target of having some 7% of the country’s annual primary energy requirements for heating and hot water services supplied by biomass by 2030, as outlined in the “Energy Strategy of Ukraine to 2030”.

  • Transforming the Market for Efficient LightingTransforming the Market for Efficient LightingThe Project's foremost objective is resolving the key problems related to reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Ukraine by the market transition to more energy efficient lighting technologies and gradual phase out of inefficient lighting sources / fittings in residential and public buildings, schools; improvement of awareness and educational level of domestic consumers on energy-efficient lighting and reproduction and distribution of project results.

  • Capacity Building for low carbon Growth in UkraineCapacity Building for low carbon Growth in UkraineThe project aims to support the Government of Ukraine in steering the country on a low emission pathway for Ukraine’s long-term economic development. To this effect, the project will strengthen the institutional capacity of Ukraine to design and implement long-term policies and measures directed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and enhancing absorption by sinks.

  • Conservation & Sustainable Use of PeatlandsConservation & Sustainable Use of PeatlandsThe project aims to support the Government of Ukraine in steering the country on a low emission pathway for Ukraine’s long-term economic development. To this effect, the project will strengthen the institutional capacity of Ukraine to design and implement long-term policies and measures directed at reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and enhancing absorption by sinks.

  • Integrating Rio Convention Provisions into Ukraine’s National Policy FrameworkThe goal of this project is to catalyze Ukraine's implementation of the three Rio Conventions on a strengthened policy and institutionally sustainable development baseline. To this end, the project will focus on mainstreaming Rio Convention provisions into Ukraine's broader national development framework and strengthening related capacities to implement this framework

Local Development

  • Community Based Approach To Local Development Project, Phase II (Cba-II) Community Based Approach To Local Development Project, Phase II (Cba-II) CBA Project aims at increasing self-consciousness and creating self-sustainability of communities by promoting dialogue among its members, facilitating social activity, shaping a collectively shared vision of the future and implementing joint initiatives on community development.

  • Community Based Approach To Local Development Project, Phase III (CBA-III)The Community-based Approach to Local Development (CBA) project promotes sustainable socio-economic development at local level by strengthening participatory governance and fostering community-based initiatives throughout Ukraine.It mobilizes local authorities, community organizations and private sector to plan and carry out together projects aimed at improving the living conditions of people in urban and rural areas.