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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…  


Big Stories of Small Businesses: Winners of the video contest announced

The results of online voting for the best short video about sustainable and innovative businesses from Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts are made public. The voting was organised under the special project…  


Human rights must be mainstreamed in all policies – Blerta Cela, UNDP

As of today, Ukraine has completed implementation of the Action Plan on Implementation of the Human Rights Strategy by 29%, a monitoring conducted by 11 civil society organizations concludes. Human…  


UNDP launches a research project on the integrity and inclusiveness of the democratic process in the regions of Ukraine

The comprehensive study of the integrity and inclusiveness of the democratic process is now underway in all 24 oblasts of Ukraine. The research initiative will continue until the local elections in…  


DREAM 3:0 Projected Impact: Civil society activists brainstorm ways to bring the Ukrainian dream closer

2,186 civic activists from all regions of Ukraine shared the best innovative ways to drive reforms and bring positive changes to their local communities at the largest national Civil Society…  


Running from Hatred: Roma communities struggle for human rights

The wave of attacks on Roma camps by radical groups over the past several months in Ukraine has revealed a high level of intolerance of the Roma minority ethnic group in the country. Over the past…  


New technologies allow people with visual impairments to enjoy theatre

Lviv First Theater for Children and Youth introduces new technologies, making the Universal Design principles practical and transforming a theater into more inclusive space for spectators with…  

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