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  • Empowering civil society to advance reforms in Ukraine Nov 30, 2016

    5th Civil Society Development Forum brought together 1200 Ukrainian civil society professionals to promote best practices that ensure the development of adequate skills and organizational capacities to ultimately enable civil society to effectively move the reform process forward in Ukraine.

  • How to protect the integrity of Ukraine’s medical procurement against corruption? Nov 25, 2016

    New UNDP assessment of the level of vulnerability of the health procurement sector’s integrity highlights the central role of the legislation, regulatory and management environments in allowing corruption and collusion to occur, and provides recommendations to effectively reform the Ukrainian health procurement system.

  • First weeks of UNDP medicine procurement for 2016 already show USD 3 million in savings Nov 25, 2016

    Few weeks in UNDP’s renewed medicine procurement cycle for 2016, amounts contracted so far already show savings of USD 3 million compared to prices from 2015, which are immediately reallocated to the procurement of additional medicines to supply more patients suffering from rare diseases with essential treatment.

  • #EachOther: A nationwide campaign for social inclusion and cohesion Nov 23, 2016

    We are launching a nationwide campaign in Ukraine called “We Need Each Other” (#EachOther) to foster mutual understanding and the social cohesion of Ukraine's communities. The programme aims to break down the stereotypes and prejudices that hinder the inclusion of 1.7 million forcibly displaced people from the Donbas region and Crimea in host communities around Ukraine.

  • Luhansk Regional Development Agency now operational Nov 23, 2016

    The newly-created Luhansk Regional Development Agency has been provided with the necessary office equipment enabling it to start working on the region’s recovery and development.

  • UNDP procurement savings will supply USD 4 million of additional medicines Nov 18, 2016

    UNDP uses USD 4 millions of savings to extend procurement to additional medicines and medical supplies. The delivery of around 60% of additional medicines is expected by the end of 2016.

  • Forging peace through tolerance and solidarity Nov 16, 2016

    On International Tolerance Day, the UN Development Programme brings together girls, boys, women and men from all ages, conditions and backgrounds in Kramatorsk, Donetsk, to promote tolerance, solidarity and non-violence in times of conflict, and to highlight the human rights challenges facing minorities, vulnerable groups and disabled people in their daily life.

  • On the road against conflicts of interest in Ukraine Nov 15, 2016

    Ukrainian public servants and civic activists in 13 cities across Ukraine will receive first-hand briefing on the relevant provisions of anti-corruption legislation and training to respond effectively to potential and actual conflicts of interest.

  • Heating and hot water: cutting half of Ukraine’s energy import needs…and bill Nov 9, 2016

    As COP22 unfolds in Morocco, the UNDP report points to inefficiencies in heating and hot water supply to Ukrainian houses, highlighting that the energy saving potential of the five regions which consume 41% of the country’s energy resources is worth USD 3.1 billion – almost half of Ukraine’s imports of natural gas. Setting targets, monitoring progress and effective enforcement are key to achieving greater energy efficiency.

  • Building a new Ukraine together. 2015 Achievements Report Nov 7, 2016

    Until now, Ukraine’s story has been mostly about challenges: those facing communities, in curbing corruption, in sustaining its territorial integrity and peace within its borders, those relating to the economy, and those relating to the environment, which sustains life. However, challenges can also be opportunities: to build new institutions and to restore trust in government, and to change and to transform in order to live open, corruption-free, and sustainable lives.