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COVID-19: WHO, UNICEF and UNDP Partner with WhatsApp to Get Real Time Health Information to Billions around the World

WhatsApp today announced the launch of two initiatives in support of the global fight against the Coronavirus pandemic: the global launch of the WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub in partnership…  


Human Rights for Media: Results of Student Contest Announced

We are pleased to announce the winners of the second human rights contest for journalism students. The contest aims to promote high ethical standards and human rights values in journalism education.  


EU, UNDP promote regional cooperation for the monitoring and reporting on climate action

Government officials from Eastern Partnership countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - met in Vienna to review progress in the implementation of their national climate…  


Further updates to Your Right mobile app discussed in Kyiv

Further updates to the Your Right mobile application, a universal legal guide for people affected by the armed conflict, were discussed at a roundtable held at the Pravocator Law Club on 5 March 2020…  


EU Project developed guide to promote gender equality

On the eve of International Women’s Day, the Equal Opportunities Caucus in the Verkhovna Rada, and UNDP Ukraine presented a guide “Gender equality: myths, facts and the state policy” for members of…  


Zero Discrimination: Three stories of women living with HIV in Ukraine

Approximately 240,000 people in Ukraine are HIV positive, and it is estimated that more than 40 percent of them are unaware of their HIV status. Many of those that are aware experience stigma,…  


EU and UNDP discuss climate change issues with young people and local authorities in Kyiv

Some 70 youth leaders and representatives of local authorities gathered in Kyiv for the Climate Ambition Forum on 27 February, where they discussed the most pressing climate-related issues and sought…  


#RespectUA: Ukraine celebrates Zero Discrimination Day

On Friday, 28 February, the United Nations Development Programme launched a series of events to celebrate Zero Discrimination Day in Ukraine. Globally, Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated on 1…  


Winner of ‘Zero Discrimination’ minifilm contest declared

The winner was “To See the Homeless,” directed by Andriy Lagutin, on discrimination against homeless people in Ukraine.  


Just Like You: The Power of Being Yourself

People in the LGBTQ+ community in Ukraine are often confronted with discrimination and violations of their rights. Here are two stories of activists and trans women sharing their experience and their…  

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