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.
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.
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.
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.
A big leap for Ukrainians: the country marks e-declaration’s first anniversary
Sep 1, 2017
Ukraine has made a bold move to phase out paper declaration forms in favour for an electronic system making officials’ declared gains open to public scrutiny. Anti-corruption civic activists have stepped these efforts up, helping to launch the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP), creating online tools for analyzing declarations, monitoring lifestyle of senior officials, and conducting training on e-declaration.
UNDP has started medicines procurement for the funds of 2017
Aug 21, 2017
UNDP Ukraine has started medicines procurement for the funds of 2017. Tenders were announced for 11 from 15 programs, which are currently entrusted to the organization.
Repaired bridge to improve logistics in Luhansk Oblast
Aug 16, 2017
A motor road overpass in Luhansk region was repaired by UNDP with financial support from the government of Japan. The overpass is an important transport and logistical artery connecting the three largest cities in the government-controlled part of Luhansk Oblast: Severodonetsk, Lysychansk, and Rubizhne.
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.