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Just Like You: Rugby, business and activism in a wheelchair

The first changes for positive inclusion have already been made to Ukrainian law. But the support and participation of society is needed to ensure they are implemented and expanded. But what kind of…  


On the Human Rights Day a Photo Exhibition “Just Like You” was opened in Kyiv

The heroes of the photo exhibition are human rights defenders who are focusing on such topics as gender equality, palliative care, human rights during the conflict, inclusivity, human rights in places…  


Ukraine ranks mid-table in UNDP’s 2019 Human Development Report

Ukraine placed 88th out of 189 countries covered by UNDP’s 2019 Human Development Report released today, ranking it in the high human development category with a Human Development Index of 0.750.  


Functional and institutional review of Ukrainian parliament’s Secretariat launched with EU support

In support of parliamentary reform in Ukraine and in agreement with the Ukrainian Parliament, the United Nations Development Programme has entered into an agreement with the Westminster Foundation for…  


The successes of electronic governance: Estonia’s lessons for Ukraine

Estonia’s successful experience in applying e-governance instruments and possible ways to replicate it in Ukraine were discussed at the forum “Estonia’s experience for eastern Ukraine: e-governance,…  


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…  


UNDP brings together members of the judiciary to strengthen legal, rights support for HIV/TB patients

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine is holding the National Judges’ Platform on HIV, TB and Health Rights in Kyiv today, aiming to support a new generation of legal experts on…  


UN-organized forum mulls strategies to boost social cohesion in communities in Ukraine

Strategies to rebuild trust and cooperation among communities in Ukraine were discussed at a two-day National Forum on Community and Social Cohesion, which opened on 28 November in Kyiv.  


Strengthening Parliamentary Oversight and Facilitating Coordination between the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine to Enforce International Human Rights Treaties. Recommendations.

This document contains recommendations by EU-UNDP Parliamentary Reform Project Expert Myroslav Lavrinok on how to strengthen parliamentary oversight and ensure better coordination between the…  


Government-Business-Society: New environmental partnership forum held in eastern Ukraine

The first “Government-Business-Society” Environmental Partnership Forum, organized within the framework of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme in Ukraine, has been held in Donetsk…  

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