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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.  

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.  

Human Rights

Improving citizens’ access to human rights protection through the regional network of the Ombudsperson’s Office  

Justice amid the conflict in eastern Ukraine discussed at Judicial Forum in Kyiv

Entitled “Administering justice in conditions of armed conflict in eastern Ukraine,” the forum was organized with the support of the United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme (UN RPP), and…  

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…  

Despite dangers, majority of irregular migrants from Africa to Europe would still travel: UNDP report

Landmark study gives voice to irregular migrants, and reveals strong links between migration and development.  

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…  

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