Novopskov’s new Administrative Service Centre opens its doors
Apr 26, 2018
The Administrative Service Centre (ASC) in Novopskov, Luhansk Oblast, will help the government be more effective and efficient in the delivery of services to over 12,000 citizens of the Novopskov amalgamated territorial community. It is expected that the ASC will provide 63 administrative and 20 social services to the local population. It is now a one-stop shop for citizens to receive various documents, register their place of residence, their business or real estate, and it is accessible for everyone.
European support: the new border crossing point in Palanca will be launched into operation by the end of 2018
Apr 24, 2018
Palanca State Border Crossing Point, jointly administrated by the authorities of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, is being built from the ground up with the support provided by the European Union. The facility shall be launched into operation by the end of 2018. The checking of travelers, vehicles, and goods will be performed just once in this point – on the territory of the Republic of Moldova, by both countries’ Customs and Border Police officers. The authorities estimate that the waiting time will be reduced to half, while the flows of passengers and goods will increase. At the same time, offences will be easier detected due to the joint control at the border.
On World Hemophilia Day, MOH and UNDP report 100 mln Hryvnia savings to buy additional medicines for people with hemophilia
Apr 17, 2018
Today, as the World Hemophilia Day is globally marked to support people with this blood disease, MOH and UNDP reported 100 mln Hryvnia budget funds savings under the hemophilia programmes. This was ensured thanks to efficiency of international procurement of medicines. Saved budget money are used to procure additional medicines for children and adults with hemophilia.
Sustainable Development Goals to get capacity boost through the Open Government Partnership Initiative
Apr 12, 2018
The Ukrainian Government commits to align key commitments under the Open Government Partnership (OGP) with the Sustainable Development Goals. The fourth OGP Action Plan for Ukraine 2018-2020 is discussed today at the high-level event and is to be finalized by mid-September. Ukraine has joined OGP Initiative back in 2011. Since then UNDP has been closely cooperating with the Ukrainian Government to make it more open, accountable, and responsive to its citizens.
Five ways to fight graft: Anti-Corruption School equips young activists with effective tools
Apr 11, 2018
Providing a great knowledge sharing platform for anti-corruption advocates, the Anti-Corruption School, for the 4th year in a row, presents practical lessons learned about pitfalls and successes in fighting this scourge and equips local corruption fighters with necessary instruments to accelerate the pace of change in Ukrainian cities. Organized jointly by UNDP, USAID’s SACCI and ENGAGE projects, and the International Renaissance Foundation, this year’s 4-day School brought together 37 active community leaders from 16 oblasts of Ukraine to help them get the fight against corruption off the ground.
Professors of Journalism Took a Half Year Training on How to Write about Human Rights
Mar 26, 2018
In September 2017, the Institute of Journalism, the Human Rights Information Centre, and the Ombudsperson’s Office in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme initiated a Human Rights Academy for Journalism Professors. The Academy aims at raising awareness for professionals working in the field of media to human rights and problems of diverse social groups. It also promotes high ethical journalistic standards in covering issues related to human rights, equality, and non-discrimination.
Learn more about e-declaration with this free online course
Mar 16, 2018
With nearly 1 million Ukrainian officials required to report their income and assets, this updated online course, developed by the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) with UNDP’s support, is to help understand the nuts and bolts of filling in a disclosure form and leverage the power of the newly introduced e-declaration system that has already marked a year anniversary.
Innovative medicine for treatment of people with Mucopolysaccharidosis was delivered in Ukraine
Mar 2, 2018
The shipment of Elosulfase alpha, worth 120 million Hryvnia, was delivered to Okhmatdyt Hospital. This is the first time that Ukraine with budget funds buys medicines for patients with IVA type of this disease, who previously did not receive efficient treatment. Patients with this diagnosis should receive therapy throughout their lifetime.
Over 70 small businesses get UNDP support in eastern Ukraine in 2017
Feb 26, 2018
The winners of UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Business Grants Contest have received up to USD 10,000 to launch, recover or develop their businesses. During the winter 2017-2018, they signed grant contracts in Severodonetsk, Kramatorsk and Mariupol.
UNDP is committed to continue support for anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine; encouraged by the appreciation expressed by NACP
Feb 16, 2018
UNDP has been supporting the ongoing anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine since 2014, with a focus on innovation for transparency and integrity. UNDP is a long-standing partner of the Government of Ukraine in implementing reforms. While the Government and the respective state bodies and institutions lead the process and set priorities, UNDP recognizes that a substantial reduction of corruption, as required by the Global Agenda 2030, will only be possible with a prominent role of civil society and the necessary awareness and attitudes among the general public.