Through our rural development project funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation, we partnered with this association of 40 women to establish a modern production line of rural gastronomic goodies,… Read more
Engaging youth in social local activities can breathe new life into their communities. It has potential to stop the massive migration of youth from small towns and villages, as they now see a place… Read more
If there’s one thing I’ve learned at UNDP, it’s that good development projects don’t just happen.
Here at UNDP in Kosovo*, I have seen well-designed and delivered programmes change the lives of… Read more
We often say everyone deserves to have the same opportunities, and everyone should be given a chance to follow their dreams. But what does that actually mean? Is that just a bunch of words we say… Read more
Over the next few months, the 12,000 employees based at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California will complete their move to an extravagant new campus. The “spaceship,” covering 2.8 million… Read more
Citizens of Tajikistan rely heavily on remittances. A lack of job opportunities means that up to 1 million (out of a population of 8 billion) migrate elsewhere for work, mostly Russia.
Until 2014,… Read more
When I walk to the office, I think about cities having their own personalities. I see Batumi as male, smart, well-groomed, and laid-back as if the salt and holiday spirit of the Black Sea have sunk… Read more
My earliest personal encounter with landmines occurred in Mozambique in 1994, shortly after its brutal 17-year civil war came to end. I was conducting research in a remote district of Tete Province,… Read more