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Power monitoring scheme saves Ukrainian town energy and money

Success story from Chortkiv where the energy management system was introduced with the support of UNDP project. Monitoring conducted a year later has proved that the new system not only maintained a…  


Entrepreneurs launch camp on innovative education in Donetsk Oblast

Activists in Sviatohirsk have launched a camp for Innovative Educators, where schoolchildren, parents and teachers will share their ideas about how to take contemporary education in Ukraine to a new…  


Exposing State Officials to Citizens’ Scrutiny

Anti-corruption activist Denys Bihus and his team have developed an online database – declarations.com.ua – that imports information directly from the NACP’s registry and analyses it. It is the…  


An Entrepreneur is Raising Funds to Build a Mini-park with English Lessons in Luhansk Oblast

A family mini leisure park, with a sports ground and cinema and which will also offer English lessons could open in the town of Sievierodonetsk in Luhansk Oblast. Local entrepreneur Anastasiia…  


Local authorities and civil society activists from Donetsk, Luhansk and Zaporizhizhia oblasts increased the knowledge on the UNSCR #1325

More than 85 regional and local government authorities, members of the local councils, national police representatives and civil society activists from conflict-affected communities in Donetsk,…  


Psychologists use dogs to help Ukrainians traumatized by armed conflict in east

Through the use of “canistherapy” – an approach to psychotherapy that arose in the 1960s in the United States – a group of civil activists has recruited friendly pups to treat children badly affected…  


Rubizhne to become the first city in Ukraine to pilot “Safe City and Safe Public Spaces” methodology

The city of Rubizhne in Luhansk Oblast is to become the first city in Ukraine to pilot the methodology of a UN Women Global initiative called “Safe City and Safe Public Spaces.”  


Can we design our way to sustainability?

Swedish designer calls for shift in thinking to prevent climate change. “Communication is at the center how you create change. When visualizing UN’s sustainable development goals my objective was to…  


UNDP celebrates National Environment Day with Tree Planting Campaign in Kaniv

On the Ukrainian National Environment Day, UNDP with the support of the Global Environment Facility has held a tree planting campaign in the city of Kaniv, Cherkasy Oblast. Around 200 paulownias, fast…  


For the first time, the new Open Government Partnership Action Plan has been aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals

Civil society activists have learned how to engage with implementation of the new 4th Open Government Partnership Action Plan 2018-2020, and state bodies have been informed about the new priorities…  

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