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Running from Hatred: Roma communities struggle for human rights

The wave of attacks on Roma camps by radical groups over the past several months in Ukraine has revealed a high level of intolerance of the Roma minority ethnic group in the country. Over the past…  


“New normal” of sustainable energy transformation requires change in mindset and political will, urges Ministerial Conference

Policymakers and energy experts from some 100 countries joined a discussion about the role of energy transition in sustainable development and opportunities for cooperation at the Ninth International…  


European Union renews support for recovery, peacebuilding and governance reforms in conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine

A contribution of EUR 25 million from the European Union marks the beginning of a new phase of the “EU Support to the east of Ukraine – Recovery, Peacebuilding and Governance, 2018-2022” project, to…  


58 per cent of Ukrainian women consider corruption as one of the major issues in the country, UNDP study

Corruption has a negative impact on the entire population, but women are disproportionally affected by its consequences, according to the study "Corruption in the eyes of women and men" conducted by…  


Lviv brings together 70 businesses from eastern Ukraine for East Expo 2018

A full-scale exhibition of enterprises from eastern Ukraine, East Expo 2018, was held at the Lviv Arena Stadium on 1-2 November as part of the 18th Lviv International Economic Forum. The exhibition…  


New technologies allow people with visual impairments to enjoy theatre

Lviv First Theater for Children and Youth introduces new technologies, making the Universal Design principles practical and transforming a theater into more inclusive space for spectators with…  


"Human Rights Media Festival": UNDP Promotes Human Rights in Journalism Education

Should human rights be part of the journalism curriculum? Three out of four people in Ukraine say they find out about human rights issues from television, while 57 per cent of respondents also…  


Surgical unit reopens at Myrnohrad city hospital thanks to EIB loan

This is the first of hundreds of social infrastructure facilities that are being repaired under the EIB-financed Ukraine Early Recovery Programme in eastern Ukraine.  


Denmark and UNDP are teaming up to support peace and stabilization in eastern Ukraine through support for governance reforms

The Government of Denmark will contribute US$9.2 million to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine on a cost-sharing basis. The contribution is the start of a new phase of enhanced…  


UNDP to support 15 municipal heating projects

Following the UNDP/GEF call for municipal projects proposals in the heating sphere using agricultural biomass, 15 such projects will be provided with technical assistance, including consultancy in the…  

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