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Crisis Units to Ramp Up Coordinated Government Response to the Pandemic in Ukraine

The Government of Ukraine, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, has set up two Crisis Coordination and Management Units to provide a coordinated, efficient,…  


Public Forum Convenes Online to Discuss Ukraine’s Progress with Human Rights Strategy

Government officials, representatives of international organizations, and civil society and human rights activists gathered online this week to discuss the progress Ukraine has made in implementing…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

UNDP estimates show that 60% of children worldwide are not getting an education as a result of school closures due to the pandemic and lack of access to proper internet. This is one of the many issues…  


United Nations to conduct survey into socio-economic impact of COVID-19 outbreak in Ukraine

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic, along with the preventive measures designed to slow its spread, are putting great stress on Ukraine’s economy, and affecting the lives and livelihoods of millions of…  


UNDP launches online course on sustainable development for civil servants

UNDP Ukraine has announced the official launch of an online educational course called “Act Further: Sustainable Development For Civil Servants”. The course is aimed at civil servants of all levels,…  


Communication as a powerful weapon against the coronavirus

How the UN Development Programme in Ukraine was able to piggyback on an ongoing energy efficiency initiative to get urgent health information to nearly 2 million people  


COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

UNDP released two new data dashboards that highlight the huge disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with and recover from the COVID-19 crisis.  


UNDP launches online course on sustainable development for civic activists

The course is aimed at representatives of non-governmental organizations, opinion leaders, civic activists and anyone who is concerned about the country's environmental, social and economic issues,…  


UNDP launches online challenge to encourage kindness during coronavirus pandemic

Kindness and respect towards others is more important now under lockdown than it has ever been – and is the subject of a new social media challenge and campaign launched this week by the United…  


Wrapping up UNDP’s key achievements in helping people living with haemophilia

Haemophilia is a rare hereditary disease associated with impaired blood coagulation. Any damage to the skin of a patient can lead to prolonged haemorrhages, which are difficult to stop.  

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