Our Projects

Poverty Reduction

  • Mainstreaming Policies and Services for People with Disabilities in Ukraine

    The overall objective of the project is to support the Government of Ukraine and the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in accelerating the implementation of the reforms in the social sector and achieving Ukraine’s short- and mid-term social and economic development goals.

  • ‘Acceleration of Millennium Development Goals Progress in Ukraine’ Project

    The Project “Acceleration of the MDGs Progress in Ukraine” aims to support the Government efforts in acceleration of the progress towards the achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) through enhanced monitoring system, strengthened capacity in MDGs-based policy-making, planning and mainstreaming into sectoral strategies.

  • Strengthening National Capacity for Effective Youth Development and HIV/AIDS Response in Ukraine

    The objective of the Project is to strengthen national capacity for effective youth development and HIV/AIDS response and to accelerate health related MDGs. The project focuses on youth development through promoting innovative models of youth employment. Ukraine’s 6.25 million young people aged 15-24 are the next generation of economic and social actors. It is crucial that they are well prepared for their future integration in the country’s labour market and economic activities.

  • Young Football Volunteers: Sport and Volunteering for MDG

    The project is implemented in the larger framework of Social programme “Youth of Ukraine” and the State Social project “Let’s Do It Together”, actively contributing to the achievement of Millennium Development Goals (MDG), with a particular effort in achieving Goal 6 (combat HIV, malaria and other diseases). It aims to harness the social and educational potential of football and volunteerism as a tool to engage young people aged 12 to 20 living in rural areas of oblasts of Kherson, Mykolaiv and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in active and affective participation in the life of their community.

  • Support to the Social Sector Reform in Ukraine

    The overall objective of the project is to support the Government of Ukraine and the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine in accelerating the implementation of the reforms in the social sector and achieving Ukraine’s short- and mid-term social and economic development goals.

Democratic Governance

  • Smart Practices for Oversight by Non-State Actors on Administrative Service Provision

    Since 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 Ukraine

    The 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

  • Capacity Building for low carbon Growth in Ukraine

    The 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.

  • Improving Environmental Monitoring in the Black Sea - EMBLAS

    The 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 Peatlands

    The 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.

  • Transforming the Market for Efficient Lighting

    The 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.

  • “Initial Implementation of Accelerated Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) Phase Out in the Countries with economy in transition (CEIT) Region”

    The Programme is consistent with Ukraine's commitments on global environment management and plans on responding to multilateral agreements, in particular the requirements of Montreal protocol and the Vienna Convention on protection of ozone layer to which Ukraine is a party. The project works 1) to create favorable environment for protection of ozone layer in Ukraine, 2) increase capacities of relevant customs and environmental officers to prevent illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) trade and 3) support technological conversion to HCFC–free substances in the selected private companies.

Local Development

  • 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.

  • Every Drop Matters

    Every Drop Matters is designed by Coca-Cola Foundation and United Nations Development Programme as a regional partnership initiative in the countries of Europe and CIS, aiming at increasing access to safe drinking water, facilitating the use of environmentally sound industrial technologies, and promote responsible water resource management by outreach and awareness raising activities.