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  • 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.

  • Students lead peer-to-peer discussions on creating universally designed public spaces Feb 16, 2018

    Over 200 students from seven Kyiv universities have learnt about the universal design and discussed the possibilities of using these principles in their future jobs. All of them were participants of the workshop Creating the World Comfortable for All, organized by UNDP in Ukraine. 22 final-years-students at the Kyiv-Mohyla University’s School of Social Work who had had a special training on universal design were sharing their knowledge with peers.

  • Play takes audience on journey from disrespect and condemnation to tolerance and friendship Feb 12, 2018

    The play “He Is My Sister” featuring Ukrainian theatre stars Anatoly Khostikoyev and Volodymyr Horyansky, was performed in in Kramatorsk and Severodonetsk on Feb. 9-10 respectively, giving a fresh perspective on social stereotypes and showing the fundamental essence of human relationships that are masked by incredulity and scandal.

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