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Eastern Ukraine opens up new opportunities for business cooperation and investment

The UN Development Programme in Ukraine held a large-scale business conference and exhibition of enterprises from Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, entitled "East-Expo 2017" in Kyiv on September 12-13.…  


Long-term agreements with medicine manufacturers are introduced in medicines procurement for the state

The United Nations Development Programme in Ukraine has announced signing of four long-term agreements with medicine producers. This is a global approach which allows to decrease medicine prices and…  


UNDP, Netherlands and Ukraine team up to support over 7,000 people daily crossing contact line to access social benefits

A mobile office for legal aid was opened today at the Novotroitske checkpoint in Donetsk Oblast to meet the increasing need to support people living in the non-government-controlled parts of Ukraine.…  


UNDP helped restore degraded peatlands in Ukraine: summarizing 5-year project results

UNDP in Ukraine helped restore degraded agricultural peatlands in Chernihiv region, established the regional landscape park "Nizhynskiy", set up two cooperatives for the production of briquettes, milk…  


UNDP awards three young directors for their short movies on inspiring entrepreneurs

UNDP in Ukraine, together with the Molodiya Festival, and with financial support from Poland, organized the contest to tell the stories of entrepreneurs displaced by the conflict in Ukraine who,…  


Luhansk entrepreneur uses innovative method to rebuild roads in Ukraine’s conflict zone

The United Nations Development Programme will present on 24 November 16 video stories showing successful enterprises from the east of the country. The stories feature ordinary people who have managed…  


Ukraine has received 200 recommendations in the UN on how to protect human rights

Recommendations were provided by delegations from 70 countries, participating in the UN Human Rights Council during an interactive dialogue in Geneva, which was held on November 15. On November 17,…  


Delegation from the Embassy of Japan to Ukraine visits UNICEF and UNDP programme sites in Luhansk region

A Delegation from the Embassy of Japan has visited conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine to assess programmes implemented by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations…  


Entrepreneur from eastern Ukraine grows flowers on battlefield

Ukrainian directors have completed shooting inspirational videos about entrepreneurs from Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts for the "Big Stories About Small Business" competition, part of the social video…  


“Big stories of small businesses”: Ukrainian filmmakers to present movies about successful entrepreneurs in eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian filmmakers are filming short motivation movies about entrepreneurs from eastern Ukraine for a video contest called “Big Stories of Small Businesses” run by the United Nations Development…  

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