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Low carbon development to drive economic growth in Ukraine

Ever since economic crises hit Ukraine in 2009, the economy has been facing severe challenges. Thirteen years back, it was the combination of high export demand for industrial products together with low energy prices that kick-started a period of almost ten years of strong economic growth. Today, a more

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New Jobs for People with Disabilities

Ruslan Kurylko, 31, from the town of Boyarka near Kiyv has a disability due to birth injury. After closing his small construction business during the economic crisis, he tried to find a paid job. However, a stamp on his health certificate, which classified his skills as suitable for a security guardmore

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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 today at the Parliamentary session. High time to act.”  At this hour only rare steps may be heard in the corridors of the Ukrainian  Pamore

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Global conversation on the Post-2015 sustainable development agenda