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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…  


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…  



25 years after Beijing Declaration, Ukraine still faces 3 challenges to achieving gender equality

Almost twenty-five years have passed since the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, which saw the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action to achieve gender…  


The Right to Know: Three ways to improve Ukrainians’ access to information

Access to information or ATI is an essential driver of sustainable development and is one of the key principles underpinning the UN’s Declaration of Human Rights. In 2019, Ukraine along with another…  


UN Climate Action Summit 2019

UN Secretary-General António Guterres is calling on all leaders to come to New York on 23 September with concrete, realistic plans to enhance their nationally determined contributions by 2020, in line…  


The Secretary-General: Message on the International day for the preservation of the ozone layer

The Montreal Protocol is both an inspirational example of how humanity is capable of cooperating to address a global challenge and a key instrument for tackling today’s climate crisis.  


Novopskov: First ‘Island of Integrity’™ in Ukraine

One of Ukraine’s new amalgamated local authorities aims to stamp out corruption in its area by applying internationally recognised anti-corruption methodology – and there are hopes this pilot project…  


First Private School to Open in Rubizhne

Victoria Zolina, an educator with almost 20 years of experience, plans to open the first private school in the town of Rubizhne, Luhansk Oblast.  


Power monitoring scheme saves Ukrainian town energy and money

Success story from Chortkiv where the energy management system was introduced with the support of UNDP project. Monitoring conducted a year later has proved that the new system not only maintained a…  

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