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  • Working with the UN – Briefing for businesses May 14, 2016

    Some 200 potential contractors and suppliers from a wide range of industries such as design and construction, IT, pharmaceuticals, media and information, research and consulting, were briefed on how to seize the varied business opportunities offered by partnering with the United Nations.

  • Draft law on lighting energy efficiency tabled at the Parliament Apr 29, 2016

    On 25th April 2016 the bill aimed at amending legislation on energy efficient lighting, developed with the help of UNDP experts, passed the public hearings in Ukrainian parliament. The proposed amendments will bring the current law on energy savings in line with the EU framework documents on energy efficiency

  • Ukrainian journalists and UNDP help to build a new Ukraine together! Apr 28, 2016

    UNDP joined forces with the Union of TV and Radio broadcasters and the Ukrainian Press Association and introduced a special category “Building a new Ukraine together!” within the national “Pulitzer” – the Ukrainian Annual Professional Journalism Contest “Honor of the Profession”.

  • Assistant Secretary-General Ms. Sultanoglu and Ukrainian President commemorated Chernobyl anniversary Apr 28, 2016

    Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu represented the UN Secretary General in the high-level commemoration event dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of the Nuclear Disaster. The event brought together top government officials, representatives of the academia, expert community and business circles to discuss the recovery process and develop solutions that ensure nuclear safety for generations to come.

  • Faith helps to make dreams come true Apr 25, 2016

    UNDP has supported 254 new business in eight target regions. New bakeries, barber shops, language courses, mushroom farms, pellet production facilities, and dozens of other businesses are being opened by IDPs and local residents of Donbas.

  • UNDP Procured ‘Pentaksym’ and Hib Vaccines Apr 19, 2016

    UNDP has finalized the procurement process and signed contracts with two companies - Pharmex Group LLC and M.Biotech Ltd to supply Pentaxim and HIB vaccines. In total, UNDP procured 936, 450 doses of vaccines with a total amount USD 9, 168, 765. The first medicines are expected to reach Ukraine in the period between June and August.

  • New video! Building a new Ukraine together! Apr 18, 2016

    Ukraine’s story has been mostly about challenges: those facing communities, in sustaining its territorial integrity and peace within its borders, those relating to the economy, and those relating to the environment, which sustains life. However, challenges can also be opportunities: to build new institutions and to restore trust in government, and to transform in order to live open, corruption-free, and sustainable lives.

  • Civil society helps reform the Ukrainian parliament Apr 15, 2016

    The European Parliament’s Needs Assessment Mission presented the Report and Roadmap on Reform of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for civil society, MPs, and Parliament’s Administration. “The theme and substance of this event amply underlines the crucial synergy between parliament and civil society in deepening the democratic transformation of Ukraine,” said Neal Walker, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Ukraine, opening the conference.

  • How Ukrainian cities could become smart was discussed in Ivano-Frankivsk Apr 4, 2016

    During a national level round table "Smart Cities - Innovations in Local Governance", representatives of the European Union, the UNDP in Ukraine and the UN Economic Commission for Europe, the Ministry of Regional Development and the State Agency for Ukraine’s e-governance together with Ukrainain municipal authorities discussed perspectives of development of smart cities in Ukraine in the context of decentralization reform.

  • UNDP helped to procure life-saving treatment for Hemophilia Apr 4, 2016

    UNDP has finalized the procurement process and signed contracts to supply medicines for patients with hemophilia A, B and von Willebrand disease with five different Ukrainian and international companies. The first medicines are expected to reach Ukraine in April.

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