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  • Lifestyle monitoring: an innovative instrument in Ukraine’s cruisade against corruption Oct 27, 2016

    “What is a lifestyle check? It is an investigation into the character and lifestyle of government officials and employees to determine consistency with their income. It presumes that government officials living extravagantly, beyond their means, may be involved in graft and corruption. It is anchored on freedom of information and access to important data.”

  • UNDP to procure a wider range of medicines in 2016 Oct 24, 2016

    The Ministry of Health of Ukraine (MOH) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed a new agreement, which doubles the number of State health programs under which UNDP will procure medicines and medical products to Ukrainian patients for the budget year 2016.

  • UNDP: recovery from conflict in Ukraine requires long-term focus Oct 19, 2016

    Sustained support is required to help conflict-affected communities recover from the violence in Eastern Ukraine, said the UN Assistant Secretary General and Regional Director of the UNDP in Europe and the CIS, as she concluded a four-day visit to the country.

  • Bioenergy: the future of Ukraine? Oct 18, 2016

    Innovative and sustainable heating systems take ground in Kyiv: biomass boilers, if emulated, can cut public spending on heating in schools by up to 60%, and significantly contribute to Ukraine’s effort to improve its energy efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint.

  • ‘Rada for Europe’ helps turn Verkhovna Rada into a modern European parliament Oct 17, 2016

    How to make democracy a reality in Ukraine and, most importantly, how quickly can it be done? This was the question discussed today by the leading European and Ukrainian reformers on a high-level panel discussion on ‘Parliaments and Comprehensive Democratic Reform’ at the Verkhovna Rada.

  • More patients treated as UNDP reports 98% of procured medicines delivered Oct 12, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (MOH) presented the one-year review of UNDP emergency medicine procurement: as of October 12th, 2016, the volume of drugs shipped to Ukraine reaches 98% of the total amount contracted, with budget savings and leftovers of over USD 4 million, allowing for additional procurement of life-saving treatments.

  • Public experts from all Ukraine trained on UNEP Sustainable Procurement approach. Oct 12, 2016

    UNDP Eurasia experts team delivered a 2-day innovative training on United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)’s Sustainable Procurement approach to Ministry of Health specialists in public procurement healthcare, in order to help government officials design and implement sustainable public procurement policies that equally factor in the social, economic and environmental impact of their operations.

  • Ministry of Health officials trained to prevent potential conflicts of interest Oct 10, 2016

    Line managers at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine are now equipped with sound knowledge to prevent conflicts of interest.

  • New UNDP, European Investment Bank accord to boost cooperation to reach Global Goals Oct 7, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at boosting collaboration toward achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.

  • Is Ukraine making strides toward a more equal society? Sep 20, 2016

    As Ukraine comes under review by the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in February 2017, women's rights activists groups draw up their lists of issues and questions to guide the CEDAW Committee’s examination of the State periodic report on compliance with CEDAW’s requirements.