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.
Human rights survey, Ombudsman+ and Anti-discrimination Barometer: three ways to support human rights in Ukraine
Apr 5, 2017
UNDP Ukraine is supporting the Parliamentary Commissioner for Human Rights, also known as the Ombudsperson, with many different activities. Find out three main highlights of our achievements.
12 crowdfunding campaigns you can support
Mar 31, 2017
A new website allows any internet user from Ukraine and other countries to select their favourite business idea developed by IDPs from Donbas, and financially support it with only a few clicks. This is the result of the Crowdfunding Academy carried out earlier in 2017 by UNDP with support from the British Embassy in Ukraine.
3 reasons to care about civic literacy
Mar 16, 2017
To assess the level of civic literacy in Ukraine, UNDP has commissioned a sociologic survey that was conducted in July-September 2016. We have also commissioned a similar study in Moldova, while Pact Inc had a similar exercise in Belarus. The concept of "Citizenship of the 21 century" was used as a baseline methodology and allowed us to compare the findings from three countries in the areas of civic knowledge, civic behaviour, civic attitudes and beliefs, and prospects for civic education.
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.
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.