UNDP to present the study “Women and Men in Leadership Positions in Ukraine”

The roundtable discussion aims to shed light on the gender balance of women in business in Ukraine. Equality and the empowerment of women is the fifth of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and is an integral part of inclusive and sustainable development. 

When: 6 April, 10.00-12.00 (deadline for registration: 4 April)

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Design Out Waste: Call for participants in Biomimicry Design Challenge 2021

UNDP and the Institute of Biomimicry (USA) are announcing an all-Ukrainian competition to find ideas inspired by natural systems and organisms that solve the waste problem.

We invite engineers, designers, inventors, innovators, students and all who are interested in nature-inspired solutions to human problems to apply for the Biomimicry Online Course and the Challenge.

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First Virtual International Conference on Sustainable Development SDL 2021

There are nine years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. To find out which steps we can now take to accelerate their achievement, we invite you to take part in the Virtual International Conference on Sustainable Development SDL 2021 organized by the Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University and the NGO “Sustainable Development Landmarks” (Ivano-Frankivsk).

The conference will be held on 23-25 April 2021

Participation is free of charge.

You can register for the conference here.

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Results of the competition for economic and social partnership projects to alleviate the impact of COVID-19

Among the competitors were non-governmental organizations that partnered with businesses and/or local authorities to implement economic and social projects to counter and alleviate the impact of the pandemic in Ukraine. Nine project recommended for funding have been announced.

The proposed initiatives are aimed at responding to the social and economic needs of the region, as well as providing innovative solutions in the field of socio-economic development, education, employment, healthcare, urban design and community engagement.

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Culture of tolerance: How to build a proper society for all

October online-course opening on Prometheus! 

People on our planet follow twelve influential religions, live in about two hundred nation-states, come from about 5,000 ethnic groups, and speak more than 6,000 languages. Tolerance - its presence or absence - largely determines how these different groups and people coexist. Tolerance is an approach, a habit, a rule, a worldview, and a way of life in which respect for diversity plays a central role.

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Community Safari©: a quest to find nature-based solutions for local communities

Community Safari is a two-day adventure that brings together the members of a community to collectively identify, discuss and test ideas to solve challenges and coordinate follow-up actions, using nature-based solutions.

The Safari methodology, materials and tools are clearly described and documented in an open-source Toolkit, giving organizations the opportunity to run a Safari of their own in their communities.

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Call for Proposals "Supporting human rights actors to promote and defend human rights in Ukraine"

The aim of the ongoing call for proposals is supporting and strengthening the key human rights stakeholders and actors in order to promote and defend human rights in Ukraine.

There are 3 lots:

  • Lot 1 – Developing training programs for duty-bearers on human rights and HRBA.
  • Lot 2 – Reinforcing the work of the Ombudsperson’s Office through targeted CSO project support.
  • Lot 3 - Raising ethical standards and integrating human rights into journalistic education.

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