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UNDP and partners helping to lay groundwork for lasting peace in Ukraine

This year’s International Day of Peace, which is marked on 21 September, is a special one for Ukraine: Since late July, there has been a ceasefire along the “contact line” in eastern Ukraine that has…  


Five pillars for building forward better after COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, but governments should already be planning to “build forward better” and ensure speedy recovery from the crisis. In Ukraine this work has already started. What…  


Moss wall provides green answer to Dnipro embankment’s pollution problems

Kyiv’s busy Dnipro embankment suffers from air and noise pollution from heavy traffic flows. What could be done to solve these problems? One of the teams from the Community Safari, a quest to identify…  


World Humanitarian Day: an important day to remember, but we must move beyond

The world marks the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) on 19 August, 17 years ago a date when then Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello, and 21 of our…  


Green Fortress, a neat solution to pollution problems of downtown Kyiv school sports ground

The sports ground of Mezhyhirsk gymnasium in Kyiv’s Podil district is right next to a busy roadway – not the ideal location for the pursuit of physical fitness. But given that moving the entire sports…  



How living walls in cities can protect from noise and dust

A green experiment at Podil district in Kyiv - from idea to implementation  



The Great Disruptor: How COVID-19 is nudging Ukraine towards rapid digital transformation

It is one of the great ironies that, while being so detrimental to human development in general, the pandemic has propelled digital transformation. Suddenly, people around the world were required to…  


Building back better and greener with the private sector

UNDP in Ukraine recently launched an initiative to work with the private sector on a just, resilient and green economic recovery. While this initiative aims at building back better and fast recovering…  

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