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  • No decisions for youth without youth: looking for best practices Jul 25, 2017

    UNDP supports the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine in its effort to collect best practices of youth work in the country. The aim is to promote inspiring and promising experiences from Ukrainian cities and communities of engaging youth in decision-making, providing young people with wider opportunities to advocate for reforms, and developing their competencies and skills to build the future they want. Share your story with us, if you have successful experiences of working with youth

  • A growth hormone for children with dwarfism and cancer treatments delivered to Ukrainian patients Jul 14, 2017

    A large batch of medicines for cancer patients and a growth hormone for children under the age of ten have been delivered to Ukraine. The growth hormone will help 837 children who suffer from dwarfism of different origins. The medicine, manufactured in Belgium, was procured by the United Nations Development Program within the framework of international procurement of medicines for budget funds of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

  • What Ukrainians Know and Think of Human Rights: UNDP in Ukraine Launches Human Rights Baseline Study Jul 13, 2017

    One of the revealing results of the recent Ukrainian Human Rights Baseline Study was that 77% of Ukrainians recognize the right to life as the most important human right. The study also shows that most Ukrainians recognize rights for social security and the right to housing and education as key priorities. At the same time, while the majority of citizens are aware that their rights are natural and in-born, many are still reluctant to defend them, and half of the population has never tried to do it.

  • New place for recreation in summer: UNDP restores water reservoir in Chernihiv oblast Jul 10, 2017

    A water reservoir, historically used for recreational purposes by local people, has been renovated and opened for leisure visitors in Kukshun village in the Chernihiv Oblast. With funding from the Coca-Cola Foundation and in the framework of “Creation of model for community sustainable development at Nizhyn rayon (Chernihiv oblast)” project, UNDP has restored this water reservoir.

  • UN Secretary General to visit Ukraine Jul 6, 2017

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres paid an official visit to Ukraine on 9 July. He met Ukrainian leadership and the UN Ukraine staff.

  • Ukrainians receive first medicines against botulism since 2014 Jul 4, 2017

    Shipment of the required medicine against botulism was delivered to Ukraine today. First 25 schemes to form the essential stock of the antitoxin produced in Canada were provided by the United Nations Development Program. UNDP supported the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and provided antitoxin against botulism worth 2,5 mln Hryvnia as humanitarian aid.

  • Peatlands turned into park: New bicycle path opens in Chernihiv Oblast Jun 30, 2017

    UNDP opens a bicycle path at Regional Landscape Park “Nizhynskiy”, encouraging Ukrainians to use bicycles in their daily life and taking care of the environment. The cycle path is ten and a half kilometers long route across different landscapes, including around five kilometers of dirt road and six kilometers of forestry road. The route is also equipped with informational boards, pointers and pavilions for rest during the trip along the road.

  • 5 Million to finance energy efficiency of public buildings in Ukraine Jun 23, 2017

    UNDP is launching a new project on improving energy efficiency of public buildings in Ukraine, such as hospitals, schools, governmental and higher education facilities, kindergartens, orphanages, pharmacies, employment centres, libraries and museums in small and medium sized cities. The project will enable municipalities to directly implement energy efficiency measures by providing technical support to Energy Service Companies.

  • New center in Druzhkivka can provide 120,000 people over a hundred quality services Jun 22, 2017

    The Center for Administrative Service Provision (TsNAP) in Druzhkivka, Donetsk Oblast, is fully operational now and will render 139 services to 120,000 people in and around the city. The TsNAP was fully equipped under the UNDP Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme and with funding from the European Union.

  • Donetsk oblast residents can find information about free medicines through Internet Jun 14, 2017

    Residents of Donetsk oblast can now obtain information regarding state-funded medicines available in all hospitals of the region through web-site http://eliky.in.ua/. Rivne, Odesa, Khmelnytsky and Zaporizhzhya regions and partly Chernivtsi, Chernihiv, Volyn, Zakarpattya, Luhansk, Ternopil regions and the city of Kyiv are currently connected to the platform.