Civic education is a must to make youth voices heard
Aug 10, 2017
UNDP in Ukraine, in partnership with the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine and the State Institute of Family and Youth Policies, held a strategic session on elaborating programs on civic education for youth. 38 participants from all over Ukraine discussed the concept and format of the future specialized training course on civic education for youth workers.
Against all odds: displaced woman living with HIV defends her rights
Aug 7, 2017
A story of HIV-positive woman displaced from Donetsk region who succeded to protect her rights and get effective legal, medical and humanitarian assistance despite all the challenges.
New human rights course developed for Ukrainian judges
Aug 3, 2017
UNDP supported the development of a tailor-made course for judges focused on respect of human rights in criminal proceedings. It was introduced at the National School of Judges of Ukraine in July 2017. It’s expected that this new tool could contribute to efficient human rights protection and decrease of cases of illegal detention and torture.
UNDP launches video contest dedicated to entrepreneurs from eastern Ukraine
Aug 1, 2017
UNDP, in partnership with the Molodyia social media festival, has launched a new video contest to encourage internally displaced people and local residents in government-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions to take the initiative and start a business of their own.
Forum attendees map out new development strategy for Luhansk Oblast
Jul 28, 2017
Officials from local and central government, development experts, education professionals and representatives from UN agencies gathered on July 28 at the Luhansk Regional Development Strategy Forum in Kyiv to chart a new course of development for Luhansk Oblast, using best international practice and expertise. An updated strategy for the economic and social development of Luhansk Oblast until 2020 was presented at the forum.
UNDP sets up yoga classes for people with disabilities in Kramatorsk
Jul 28, 2017
UNDP Ukraine, in partnership with UN Volunteers, hosted a yoga class for 40 people with disabilities and special needs at the Interregional Center of Professional Rehabilitation for People with Disabilities in Kramatorsk.
Poland allocates half a million US dollars to boost business development in eastern Ukraine
Jul 28, 2017
The Polish government and UNDP in Ukraine, in close cooperation with the Ukrainian government, launched the second phase of a project aimed at supporting businesses by men and women affected by the conflict.
Ministry of Health has signed agreements with international organizations to purchase medicines for Ukraine for budget funds in 2017
Jul 27, 2017
In 2017, procurement of medicines for Ukraine will be carried out by the United Nations Development Program, the UNICEF Children's Fund and the Crown Agents UK procurement agency. International organizations will purchase medicines in 39 state programs for a total of 5.9 billion UAH.
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.