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UNDP, partners bring ReelLife film series to Istanbul

UNDP’s Istanbul Regional Hub is launching with Columbia Global Centers and Koc University a film series to explore complex social issues from around the world through the lens of compelling stories.  

Head of UNDP Eurasia visits key counterparts and programmes in Turkey

Annual Turkey-UNDP consultations, Syria crisis response and socio-economic development in southeast Anatolia top the agenda.  

Belarus, UNDP join forces to boost tourism industry

UNDP and the Government of Belarus have embarked on a new initiative to increase the competitiveness of entrepreneurs working in the tourism industry across the country.  

Belarus inaugurates national forum on development goals

Many representatives of the Government of Belarus, international organizations and the diplomatic corps will gather at the first National Forum on Sustainable Development to explore ways to accelerate…  

Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger Joins UNDP Senior Leadership Team

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner welcomed the appointment to his senior leadership team of Ambassador Mirjana Spoljaric Egger as the new Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for…  

Development of national evaluation capacities can contribute to eradicating poverty, promoting prosperity and protecting our planet

The 2017 International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities (NEC), taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 16 to 20 October is themed "People, Planet and Progress in the era of the Sustainable…  

Hearing-impaired students excel in Turkmenistan’s first integrated curriculum

Almost 10,000 people living with disabilities in Turkmenistan face challenges when it comes to education and employment. A new integrated curriculum is designed to ease these challenges.  

European Commission, UNDP to help enhance resilience to disasters in South-east Europe

The European Commission (EC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have launched an initiative to increase disaster preparedness in cities across seven countries and territories in the…  

Kazakhstan senate gives Global Goals stamp of approval

Senators in Kazakhstan today unanimously endorsed the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), vowing to help finance and raise awareness of the goals among the general public, and promising to integrate…  

It takes a village: Pensioners demand justice in Moldova

After the break-up of the Soviet Union, the archives of enterprises, or even of entire villages, perished. Thousands of people have paid social contributions, but as pension reform in Moldova drags…  

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