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  • Renovated water supply system to serve vital healthcare facility in Donetsk Oblast Sep 27, 2017

    UNDP in Ukraine and the government of Japan have renovated the water supply system of Kramatorsk City Hospital No. 1, which provides healthcare services to over 100,000 local people and IDPs in Donetsk Oblast.

  • Civic Side of TECHnocracy: Personal Democracy Forum came back to Ukraine Sep 26, 2017

    In the wake of last year’s success of the Personal Democracy Forum (PDF) in Ukraine, the country hosts the event for a second consecutive year. Organised by OPORA, TechSoup, Transparencee, and Fundacja ePanstwo in partnership with UNDP and other stakeholders, PDF Ukraine gathered over 200 top technologists, campaigners, opinion-makers, government officials, journalists, and academics for two days of game-changing talks, workshops, and networking opportunities.

  • Repaired Blood Transfusion Station in Mariupol to serve over half a million people Sep 26, 2017

    The station, which was repaired by UNDP in Ukraine with financial support from the government of Japan, is a key medical facility covering the entire southern portion of Donetsk Oblast. The station is located in a densely populated residential area of Mariupol, on the territory of City Hospital No. 2. The station collects and processes about 5.5 tons of donated blood annually. It was built in 1995 and due to its long exploitation time required repairs and improvements to its energy efficiency.

  • “Energy Efficiency School”: the ways to a greener and cleaner Ukraine Sep 22, 2017

    Energy efficiency technologies and the potential of the use of bioenergy resources in Ukraine were discussed at the national conference in Kyiv.

  • Repaired bridge will improve inter-regional logistics in eastern Ukraine Sep 21, 2017

    A bridge over Aidar River, repaired by the UN Development Programme in Ukraine (UNDP) with financial support from the government of Japan, is an important transport and logistical artery connecting Luhansk and Kharkiv oblasts. Its restoration will improve logistics within the region and beyond.

  • Minority group finally represented in Ukraine’ Coordination Council on HIV/AIDS and TB Sep 20, 2017

    Representatives of the MSM community now have direct representation in the Government’s official coordination body. This participation is crucial for stopping the growing HIV epidemic among men having sex with men (MSM) in Ukraine.

  • Our social campaign to promote eco-friendly behaviour launched in all big cities Sep 20, 2017

    We are launching a two-month nation-wide communication campaign for environmental protection, ecosystem and biodiversity conservation, and climate change mitigation in Ukraine – the issues included into the UN Sustainable Development Agenda to be implemented by 2030.

  • Innovate Democracy with U-INN! Sep 18, 2017

    Social Innovation Workshop was organized in Kyiv as part of the 2017 Social Good Summit. Youth learnt firsthand from the developers about innovative solutions in the field of democracy and human rights, including participatory budgets, open budgets, Open Parliament and They vote for you initiatives, Opendatabot service, E-petitions portal, Electronic declarations registry, and ProZorro online public procurement system.

  • Eastern Ukraine opens up new opportunities for business cooperation and investment Sep 14, 2017

    The UN Development Programme in Ukraine held a large-scale business conference and exhibition of enterprises from Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, entitled "East-Expo 2017" in Kyiv on September 12-13. More than 80 companies set up stands to feature their products, which included cheeses, rock salt products, IT technologies, 3-D printers, clay ovens, and eco-friendly products.

  • SDG quest introduces the Donbas youth to sustainable development concept Sep 8, 2017

    In July and August, UNDP in Ukraine and UN Volunteers in Ukraine, in partnership with a local NGO in Donetsk region, organised a series of quests themed around Sustainable Development Goals. Some 800 children and youth staying in the summer camps located in Sviatohirsk, Donetsk oblast, participated in the quests.

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