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Anna Kaplina

I'm Anna Kaplina, and I'm supporting our work on climate resilient development in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).   My main areas of expertise cover capacity building, policy advice and project development related to:   1.  Climate change adaptatio

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Barbora Galvankova

  I’m Barbora Galvankova and I’m UNDP’s Gender Knowledge Management Associate for Europe and CIS. My main areas of expertise: 1. Capturing and sharing good practices and knowledge related to gender equality and women’s empowerment 2. Supporting online collaboration of gender practitioners in

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Barbora Lateckova

I'm Barbora Lateckova and I'm managing the Czech Trust Fund. My main areas of expertise:   1. Programme management   2. Monitoring and evaluation My work   I'm administering the Czech Trust Fund and managing the project in close cooperation with UNDP offices in the region. &n

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Ben Slay

Hi, I'm Ben Slay, and I’m leading UNDP's work to reduce poverty in the region.   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Economics of transition 2.  International economics 3.  Macroeconomic policies 4.  Energy and environmental economics 5.  Sustainable development &

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Bharati Sadasivam

  I'm Bharati Sadasivamis the gender practice team leader in UNDP's Regional Centre in Istanbul, Turkey.   My work I was previously the chief of the Civil Society Team in UNDP’s Bureau of External Relations and Advocacy, and oversaw its work in developing partnerships and policies f

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Boyan Konstantinov

I'm Boyan Konstantinov and I'm a programme specialist, advocating for the rights of people at risk of HIV.   My main areas of expertise   1. HIV and public health 2. Intellectual property, trade and innovation 3. Law and human rights     My work   My work focuses on human

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Daniela Carrington

I'm Daniela Carrington, and I'm supporting our work on low-carbon development and climate change international meetings in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).   My main areas of expertise cover capacity building and policy advice on:   1.  Development of lo

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Danièle Gelz

I'm Danièle, and I manage the Aid for Trade project.   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Poverty reduction - private sector development and sustainable local development 2.  Results based management, and project management 3.  Monitoring and evaluation   &n

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Dmitry Mariyasin

My name is Dmitry Mariyasin, and I’m the New Development Partnerships Coordinator for UNDP in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). My main areas of expertise are:   1. New development donors and partners   2. Innovation in official development assistance (ODA)  

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Dr. Christoph Hamelmann

I’m Christoph Hamelmann and I manage UNDP’s work on HIV, health and development in Europe and CIS.   My main areas of expertise cover:   1. Health policies, strategies, financing and management of national, regional and global health programmes and services 2. Product and service innovati

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Elena Danilova-Cross

I'm Elena Danilova-Cross, Policy Analyst on Human Development and Social Inclusion.   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Human development 2.  Analysis and policy 3.  Project management     My work   I have over seven years of professional experience in main

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Francesco Checchi

I’m Francesco Checchi and I provide advisory support for the development of anti corruption, transparency and accountability initiatives in the Eastern European and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).    Main areas of expertise:   1. Anti corruption – Transparency – Account

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Jaroslav Kling

I'm Jaroslav Kling and I contribute to our work on social inclusion of vulnerable groups.   My main areas of expertise   1.  Roma inclusion – data production, evidence based policy making, preparation of strategic documents, national action plans, management and implementation of so

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John Macauley

Hi, I’m John Macauley and I’m UNDP’s Regional Analyst for HIV, Health and Development in Europe and CIS.   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Providing advice for the timely codification and dissemination of good practices in the area of HIV, health and development 2.  Providing

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John O’Brien

I’m John O’Brien, and I’m providing technical and strategic advice related to climate change mitigation.   My main areas of expertise are:   1.  Carbon finance and the Kyoto Protocol 2.  Carbon forestry 3.  Investments in renewable energy 4.  Investments in energy-eff

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Marina Olshanskaya

I'm Marina Olshanskaya, and I work on sustainable energy and climate change along the ancient Silk Road: from Central Asia, through the Southern Caucasus to the Western Balkans   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Energy efficiency, security and affordability 2.  Energy and loca

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Martin Krause

I'm Martin Krause and I lead UNDP’s environment, climate and energy team in Europe and Central Asia.   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Climate policy and finance 2.  Energy access and renewable energy 3.  Environmental planning 4.  Programme cycle management  

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Maxim Vergeichik

I work with national partners to develop and implement projects that help preserve and sustainably manage natural resources for biodiversity, land, climate and local community benefits.   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Protected area systems 2.  Protection programmes for rar

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Michael Thurman

Hi, I’m Michael Thurman, and I coordinate crisis prevention and recovery work in Europe and CIS.    My main areas of expertise include:   1.  Disaster risk reduction 2.  Water management 3.  Agriculture 4.  Governance 5.  Environmental and social impact asse

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Mihail Peleah

I'm Mihail Peleah and I want to make a difference through policy work, by studying society and measuring the unmeasurable.   My main areas of expertise: 1. Sustainable Human Development 2. Migration and Social Protection 3. Statistics and Analysis   My work   As a Human Development

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Ms. Cihan Sultanoğlu

Cihan previously served as the Director of Human Resources in UNDP’s Bureau of Management. Prior to this, she served as:           - Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director, RBEC (2007-2010)         - UN Resident C

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Olivier Adam

I'm Olivier Adam and I’m managing UNDP's Bratislava Regional Centre, which provides programmatic and operational support to UNDP country offices and partners throughout the region. My main areas of expertise:   1.  Strategic development planning 2.  Policy analysis for sustainable

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Sheila Marnie

I'm Sheila Marnie and I'm providing advisory services to six countries in Central Asia, and developing partnerships to enhance work in the sub-region.   My main areas of expertise:   1.  Poverty reduction  2.  Human development 3.  Social protection 4.  Sust

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Stamatios Christopoulos

I'm Stamatios Christopoulos and I support the UNDP country offices in the region with issues related to sustainable development and follow up to Rio+20, including the sustainable energy for all initiative.     My main areas of expertise:   1.  Ecology and environmental protecti

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Tom Twining-Ward

I'm Tom Twining-Ward, and I’m global technical capacity development advisor.   My main areas of expertise are:   1.  Capacity development 2.  Climate change adaptation 3.  Inter-disciplinary programme management   I have seventeen years experience working global

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Vladimir Mamaev

I am responsible for the water portfolio in the region, which includes transboundary water projects supported by the Global Environment Fund, the European Union and other donors. The water portfolio focuses on assisting countries to identify common transboundary issues of shared water ecosystems, i

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Yegor Volovik

I’m Yegor Volovik and I’m coordinating the regional climate risk management programme for Central Asia.    My areas of expertise:   1.  Integrated water resource management and planning 2.  Project development and management 3.  Information systems and databases 4.&nb

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Zack Taylor

I'm Zack Taylor, and I’m the Conflict Specialist for UNDP in the Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States.   My main areas of expertise cover:   1.  Conflict-sensitive development 2.  Violence prevention 3.  Small arms control 4.  Community security and poli

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