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  • How to file e-declarations: NACP and UNDP launch online course for civil servants Mar 13, 2017

    Amid the ongoing rollout of the 2nd wave of e-declaration for Ukrainian civil servants, during which the number of declarants is to increase at least sevenfold, NACP and UNDP with the support of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs have developed an online course on how to file e-declarations.

  • Students against corruption Mar 6, 2017

    Students in 13 universities across Ukraine are receiving first-hand knowledge on newly-established Ukrainian anti-corruption institutions to boost young people’s awareness of the fight against corruption in the country.

  • Gender, money and power determine perceptions of justice and security in Ukraine - new UNDP report Mar 1, 2017

    UNDP launched a new report on ‘Justice and Security: Perspectives of Communities in Three Oblasts’. The report has revealed that for the most issues the responses are very similar across the oblasts. Apart from some differences for people living within 20km of the contact line, people in all three oblasts have similar concerns and attitudes. By contrast, our report shows that there are very clear differences based on economic status, gender and to a lesser extent, whether people live in rural or urban areas.

  • World Rare Disease Day: UNDP helps protect the constitutional right of all patients to healthcare Feb 28, 2017

    UNDP joins the initiative of the patient community to support patients with rare diseases (so-called orphan diseases) receive life-saving medicines. Worldwide, it is estimated that about 30 percent of children with rare diseases will die before reaching their fifth birthday. In a ground-breaking new procurement program established by the Parliament of Ukraine, which is now being replicated in other countries of the region, UNDP has completed procurement of medicines related to four orphan diseases, with finalization for three more underway and four more planned in the coming months.

  • The Coalition ‘Justice for Peace in the Donbas’ strategized how to improve access to justice in 2017 Feb 22, 2017

    17 Coalition member NGOs dealing with conflict-related human rights violations reviewed their legal work in 2016 and agreed on the further steps for more effective redress, support and prevention.

  • Animated stories: Young people call for justice and peace in conflict-affected Ukraine Feb 20, 2017

    On the occasion of the World Day of Social Justice on Feb. 20, UNDP brought together 20 boys and girls aged between seven and 15 for a two-day animation workshop. There, they learned about the basic techniques used to create animated stories, and how to advance the principle of social justice by removing barriers that people face due to disability, low social status, ethnicity, gender or race.

  • Social Innovations: New Ways to Solve Old Problems Feb 16, 2017

    UNDP co-organized the conference on measuring social change in order to exchange knowledge and practices on social innovations among civic activists, and to build the capacity of CSOs on social impact management.

  • UN Committee reviews situation of women in Ukraine Feb 15, 2017

    A meeting of human rights defenders and the Representative of the Ombudsperson with the experts of the UN Committee took place on the eve of the presentation of the national report by the official Ukrainian delegation. Thanks to the dialogue with CSOs and the Ombudsperson’s representative the UN Committee could get an objective picture of Ukraine's implementation of its CEDAW commitments and prepare a list of questions to the official delegation of Ukraine.

  • Call for media competition on Gender-Sensitive Reporting Feb 14, 2017

    Journalists, bloggers and media representatives working in Donetsk and Luhansk regions, are invited to submit their gender-sensitive reports (articles, blogs, stories etc.) on a variety of topics and make their own contribution to eliminate gender stereotypes and promote gender equality in Ukraine.

  • “Women’s Rights are Human rights” - the Ombudsperson’s Office noted again Feb 7, 2017

    The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner’s for Human Rights has launched its Alternative report on implementation of the UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. The report points that the practical implementation of the Law of Ukraine “On Ensuring Equal Rights and Opportunities of Men and Women” that sets forth the definition of sexual harassment and the procedure of complaint doesn’t establish any efficient mechanism of remedy.

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