Recovery & Peacebuilding

The UN Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme

The United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme (UN RPP) is implemented by four United Nations agencies: the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The UN RPP has addressed priority needs in eastern Ukraine following the outbreak of the armed conflict in the spring of 2014. The programme is intended to strengthen community security and social cohesion, support the economic recovery of conflict-affected communities, and further the implementation of decentralisation and healthcare reforms in government-controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

The total budget for 2019-2022 is over US$80 million.

The United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme has three components:

The United Nations Recovery and Peacebuilding Programme operates in 6 oblasts: Donetsk, Luhansk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kharkiv; the Rule of Law project — in Zhytomyr Oblast.


  • Donetsk, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia Oblast Administrations
  • Ministry of Veterans Affairs, Temporary Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons of Ukraine
  • Ministry of Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine
  • Local Communities
  • National Police of Ukraine
  • State Employment Service of Ukraine
  • Civil society organizations 

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