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Sport tournament in Kramatorsk shows inclusion in action

The tournament “Volleyball for all” was organized in November in Kramatorsk and brought together five mixed teams. The incentive was put forward by a group of people with hearing impairments, who…  


IDP entrepreneur helps revive Poltava’s traditional craft of carpet weaving

Oleksandr Dovzhenko, 53, from Donetsk, turned to the Spilnokosht crowdfunding platform to raise money for his business: creating traditional hand-made carpets and tapestries. This project is a result…  


UNDP Forum on Decentralization

United Nations Development Program in Ukraine (UNDP) held a forum entitled “The Role of Local Self-Government and Civil Society Institutions in the Process of Decentralization” on November 16-17, 2017…  


UN Social Cohesions and Reconciliation Index for Eastern Ukraine was launched

On 28 November, UNDP – together with UNICEF, IOM, the PDU and SeeD – launched the UN Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Index for Eastern Ukraine (USE). The USE is a sophisticated analytical tool…  


Youth voice matters for the democratic reforms in Ukraine, youth workers say

On 27 November, over 100 youth workers from all over Ukraine came together at the UNDP-supported First All-Ukrainian Youth Workers’ Forum in Kharkiv to promote and acknowledge the effective forms of…  


#UINN Youth Innovations Challenge: teams from Lviv, Kyiv, and Mykolaiv share awards for 15,000 USD

Twelve teams of young semi-finalists from different regions of Ukraine presented their innovation ideas during the U-Inn Pitching Day, held in Kyiv. They were all participants in the Youth Innovation…  


Human Rights in Ukraine: UPR side-event with Civil Society and Ombudsperson

In November 2017, Ukraine underwent its 3rd Universal Periodic Review of human rights at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. With this occasion, the United Nations Development Program supported a…  


A civil society that learns and grows

The Civil Society Development Forum is a unique national platform for discussion of key standards and practices for civil society organizational development. It promotes a capacity development culture…  


Changing journalism education: human rights as values foundation

Three out of four people in Ukraine say they find this information on TV, and 57% of respondents also acknowledged that TV shapes their view on human rights. Such a dependence on media points to the…  


Good connections

Emergency services in Donetsk Oblast install secure and reliable conference call system with support from UNDP and EU.  

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