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
What Ukrainians Know and Think of Human Rights: UNDP in Ukraine Launches Human Rights Baseline Study
Jul 13, 2017
One of the revealing results of the recent Ukrainian Human Rights Baseline Study was that 77% of Ukrainians recognize the right to life as the most important human right. The study also shows that most Ukrainians recognize rights for social security and the right to housing and education as key priorities. At the same time, while the majority of citizens are aware that their rights are natural and in-born, many are still reluctant to defend them, and half of the population has never tried to do it.
UN Secretary General to visit Ukraine
Jul 6, 2017
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres paid an official visit to Ukraine on 9 July. He met Ukrainian leadership and the UN Ukraine staff.
UNDP information regarding tender case UNDP RFP UKR/2015/97 “Development of Software of Electronic Asset Declaration System for Ukraine”
May 25, 2017
In order to satisfy the public interest and in response to incorrect information circulating in the media about the case in question, UNDP in Ukraine is sharing the details regarding UNDP tender UKR/2015/97 “Development of Software of Electronic Asset Declaration System for Ukraine”.
Progress in procurement of medicines for adult oncology and child oncology and oncohematology programs
May 24, 2017
According to the agreement with the Ministry of Health, UNDP carries out procurement of medicines and medical devices under 23 programs, including the areas of adult and child oncology and oncohematology. To date, 92 to 96 lots ordered by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine under the adult oncology program, are procured.
International procurement brings new medicines to the Ukrainian market: the case of transplant medication
May 24, 2017
While lowering the price paid by the Government to purchase well established medicines, international procurement is also bringing new medicines, previously unseen in Ukraine, to the country’s patients. The current list of registered medicines in Ukraine counts about 10,000 products, while a lot of high-quality medicines, mostly generics, are still not present on the market.
Report: Ukraine should channel support to SMEs through big banks
May 12, 2017
According to the report, which was prepared by the Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting and commissioned by UNDP in Ukraine, the newly-nationalized PrivatBank and the state savings bank Oschadbank would be the ideal conduit to pump funds into the more isolated areas of the country.
Civil society scrutinizes Ukraine’s human rights efforts ahead of UN Periodical Review
Apr 26, 2017
In November 2017, Ukraine will present its national report to the UN Human Rights Council under the 3rd cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism. This provides the opportunity for each UN Member State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situation in their country, and to fulfil their human rights obligations.
Over 7,000 conflict-affected people turn to UNDP-supported citizen's advisory bureaus
Apr 12, 2017
In March 2016, UNDP set up four сitizens advisory bureaus to support the government in providing administrative, psychological and legal aid to the vulnerable population in the atermath of the conflict in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
Creating new jobs to meet the needs of families in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine
Apr 10, 2017
In 2 years, UNDP’s jobs co-financing and small grants programmes resulted into creation of over 440 new jobs in Luhansk region.