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Climate Action: How to Win the Battle Against Climate Change

Climate discussions in Davos, Agenda 2030 and Ukraine's progress in protecting environment - a blog post by Dafina Gercheva, the Resident Representative of UNDP Ukraine.  


Accelerator Lab and the Case of the Foul Fog

We quickly found that there are seasonal declines in air quality in Kyiv and other parts of central Ukraine. While not usually accompanied by thick fog, these bouts of air pollution tend to peak in…  


Bridging the Digital Divide in Ukraine: A human-centric approach

The successes of Ukraine’s hi-tech present mask a problem that could grow in the future: There is a widening gap between old and young, men and women, and urban and rural people with regard to access…  


Dafina Gercheva: How to help limit climate change

New inequalities are being triggered by technology and climate change, and they are increasingly determining people’s opportunities in the 21st century. These two seismic shifts, if left without a…  


Can we learn from nature to improve our urban environments?

Across the world, cities are growing bigger. By 2050, according to UN estimates, approximately 70 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. The general migration from rural to urban…  


Ukraine fights gender inequality, but women still suffer from an opportunity gap - UN Assistant Secretary-General

Mirjana Spoljaric Egger on women rights, corruption and life in Eastern Ukraine  


People, Policies, Planet: The three ‘P’s guiding UNDP in Ukraine’s Accelerator Lab

It’s been two months since we launched UNDP’s Accelerator Lab in Ukraine. It’s been a bumpy ride from a naive first day of thinking “We’re going to change the world right now” and “Let’s design a…  


How Internship Helps You Form Your Worldview

Our intern reflects on her time working with UNDP team and discovering development impact.  


Analysis of the Integrity and Inclusiveness of the Democratic Process in Ukraine

Five years after the Maidan “Revolution of Dignity”, which led Ukraine into a new era of democratic reforms and approximation with European standards, the state of democratic governance in Ukraine…  


Ukraine’s Brand New Approaches to Leveraging the OpenGov Commitments

Ukraine has become one of the leaders in Eurasia in terms of scale of events held during the Open Government Week (OGW) in March 2019. The Secretariat of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine called on…  

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