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Countries from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus convene to discuss progress on Climate Action

Over 90 government representatives from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus will exchange experiences and ideas in an effort to meet commitments made for the Paris Agreement on Climate…  


UNDP, solar currency exchange to power up Moldovan university

UNDP is teaming up with Sun Exchange – a marketplace that finances solar power with cryptocurrency – to help one of Moldova’s largest universities go solar.  


Here comes the sun… to relieve you from the burden of electricity bills

In Moldova, where around 74 percent of the energy is imported and in the last five years the energy prices increased by more than 50 percent, solar energy has high potential.  


Croatia: How crowdfunding helped us go green

Hooray! We have officially completed the first big step towards making a school in Croatia energy independent. A few months ago, with US$15,000 of seed funding from the UNDP in Bratislava Regional…  


Cihan Sultanoğlu: Opening Speech at The UN Day Reception

Opening Speech for the UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Europe and the CIS, and UN Commissioner-General for EXPO Cihan Sultanoğlu at The UN Day…  


Time to double efforts to make sure clean energy available for all, says UN at Expo 2017

The United Nations today called on governments, businesses, and cities to increase their efforts to accelerate the transition towards clean energy as the EXPO 2017 on “Future Energy” kicked off in a…  


Turning bounty into business at a Turkish womens cooperative

A women's cooperative, supported by the New World program, has made a business out of traditional products. They sell pastas, jams, dried fruits, and pickles, and all production is powered by solar…  


Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu: keynote address at the UN Day Dialogues, Astana Expo 2017

Keynote address by Ms. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu Under-Secretary-General High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing…  


Kazakhstan can start to recover solar energy investments within 5 years

Working with the government of Kazakhstan, UNDP has unveiled an online atlas which indicates of solar energy in every region of the country annually.  


Cihan Sultanoğlu: speech at the Opening of the UN section of the International Organizations Exhibit, EXPO 2017

Remarks of the UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, UN Commissioner-General for EXPO Cihan Sultanoğlu, at the…  

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