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Being a Woman Elected Official in Ukraine: Realities, Challenges and Success Stories

Strengthening the role of women in politics and decision-making requires providing them with access to politics on an equal footing with men. To a great extent, this can be achieved through women…  

EU and UNDP supply disinfection equipment to rescuers in eastern Ukraine

Specialized equipment will be used to disinfect public places and transportation to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the region.  

Five winners of EastCode contest to implement IT-solutions for communities in eastern Ukraine

More than 100 teams from all over Ukraine offered innovative digital solutions to solve current problems of local development of communities of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.  

Ukraine inches forward in human development

Adjusted to take into account effect of inequalities in society on areas of human development, Ukraine fares well in index compared to big regional neighbours Russia and Kazakhstan  

UN launches joint programme to help Ukraine finance work on Sustainable Development Goals

Initiative will assist government in improving strategic planning and budgeting at national and local levels, identify new sources of financing, and use resources more efficiently.  

Ukrainians became more tolerant and active in defending their rights: results of the survey

The top priorities for Ukrainians continue to be freedom (84 percent of respondents said it was core value), justice (72 percent), and security (63 percent). However, compared to 2016, the importance…  

Building inclusion and accessibility during the COVID-19 pandemic discussed at online forum in eastern Ukraine

“Life Without Barriers” forum draws public attention to problems of people with disabilities and need to create accessible infrastructure.  

Statement by Dafina Gercheva, UNDP Ukraine Resident Representative, on the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day 2020

Unfortunately, corruption has been increasing during this time of COVID-19, which is creating new possibilities to exploit weak oversight and inadequate transparency, diverting funds away from people…  

First ever climbing wall for people with disabilities in eastern Ukraine installed in Sloviansk

Climbing wall to be used for physical therapy and rehabilitation of people with disabilities.  

UNDP and PLUSPLUS TV channel team up to promote sustainable development, clean energy and environmentalism

UNDP in Ukraine and the PLUSPLUS TV channel have teamed up to promote environmental awareness among children and their parents, and sustainable lifestyle for all, via a series of animated videos on…  

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