Democratic Governance

UNDP assists the Government, civil society and people of Ukraine in advancing democratic policies and practices needed to accelerate progress on sustainable human development; empowering civil society; promoting decentralization and local governance; advocating for human rights and gender equality; ensuring that all Ukrainian citizens can enjoy access to justice; and supporting anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine.

Our Goals

UNDP will continue focusing on the promotion of open government practices, rule of law and human rights, greater transparency and accountability at all levels of the government as well as citizens' engagement in policy- and decision-making processes.more

Democratic Governance


Our Stories

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  Today UNDP is operating in an environment that is more complex, fast-changing, interconnected and more diverse than ever before. Exponential growth and connectivity and themore 

“Equal Opportunities” caucus members talk to the press

Path Yields to Those Who Tread on it: Gender Equality in Ukraine

“It is all decided”, declares Member of Parliament Yuliya Kovalevska smiling as she walks into her office one early windter morning, “we are announcing it todaymore 

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Projects and Initiatives

  • Strengthening Capacities of the Office of the Ombudsperson

    The Project aims at strengthening capacities of the Ombudsperson’s Office to contribute to the reform agenda, implementing its mandates, and responding to human rights challenges in Ukraine, while mobilizing national authorities and human rights defenders to improve the overall human rights record of the country. more 

  • Procurement Support Services to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

    The challenges and failures of the Ministry of Health’s public procurement and supply programme resulted in a two-year gap of available medicine in the country from 2013-2015. At the request of the Ministry of Health, this project will procure a range of medicines and related medical products as an emergency measure in 2015 and ongoing years as needed. The programme will also build the capacity needed to support a transparent and cost-effective procurement system for the Ministry. more 

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