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Just Like You: People sometimes just need a launch pad

A story of human rights defender Olia Makar. a member of the “Youth for Peace” movement and the community of Sant’Edigio. Olia became one of the heros of Just Like You initiative implemented by Real…  


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…  



Hack for Locals: Local IT experts brainstormed smart solutions for local communities

Local Community Hackathon, Hack for Locals, organized on 9-11 October in Kharkiv, brought together over 150 participants representing the IT sector, businesses, local governance and civil society, as…  


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.  

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