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Reform agenda at the heart of Regional Director’s visit to Armenia

During her first official visit to Armenia, UNDP’s regional director for Europe and CIS Mirjana Spoljaric Egger discussed with her counterparts the country’s development following last year’s…  


Artificial intelligence to help advance tourism in Armenia

Armenia today launched Travelinsights, an artificial intelligence tool to help improve the country’s emerging tourism industry by gathering real-time perceptions of services and popular sites.  


UNDP launches new initiative with mayors to boost solar energy

UNDP, together with mayors from eight countries - Moldova, Serbia, Georgia, Tajikistan, Croatia, Somalia, Lebanon and Portugal - today launched a new initiative to boost financing for solar energy in…  


Eurasia doesn’t get the spotlight it deserves -  so we created a journal of our own

Why do stories from our region often go unreported? Maybe it's because countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have had a legacy of equality, job security and functioning safety nets. But there…  


Eurasia's off-the-radar communities find a spotlight in new online magazine

UNDP Eurasia launches a new bi-monthly journal to share underreported stories from across the region of everyday heroes who refuse to stop fighting for a better world..  


City Experiment Fund: The System Transformation Our Cities Need

Cities occupy only about 2% of Earth’s land area, but house between 60-85% of the world population. At a time of accelerated change, cities are emerging as leaders.  


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…  


UNDP in Romania: celebrating 47 years of partnership

After 47 years of partnership and ground-breaking work, UNDP closes its presence on the ground in Romania.  


In Georgia’s mountains, taking a 360 approach to ending poverty

I recently visited the Racha region in northern Georgia to film how one region’s push for sustainable tourism is improving its economic outlook. There, I saw firsthand how tackling poverty from…  

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