• Regional Human Development Report 2016: Progress at Risk
    Oct 4, 2016

    Global narratives on inequalities and how best to address them have not yet fully connected with the transition and developing economies of Europe, Turkey, and Central Asia. This report explains how—despite relatively equal distributions of income, broad access to social services, and small gender disparities—many countries of this region are facing growing threats to their human development accomplishments.

  • Oct 4, 2016

    The report highlight gender inequality in the labour markets in the countries of the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia) and Western CIS (Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine) and to propose steps aimed at reducing inequality in the context of inclusive growth through employment.

  • Central Asia Trade and Human Development
    Oct 12, 2015

    By increasing GDP and creating new income-and employment-generation opportunities–particularly for vulnerable communities–international trade can promote human development. This paper builds on UNDP’s Central Asia Human Development Report (2005) by updating the case for policies and programming that can help global and regional integration promote human development in Central Asia.

  • Dec 11, 2013

    The third volume of Empowering Lives, Building Resilience, compiles sustainable energy success stories from UNDP’s work, demonstrating the transformational change in the lives of people and societies. The stories explain how UNDP uses grant resources to catalyze larger flows of public and private financing, this scaling up investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy.

  • UNDP and Japan: Building security in Europe and CIS
    Nov 22, 2016

    Japan are guided by the principle of human security; which provides a very useful lens for conducting deeper analyses of the root causes of insecurity, and for addressing the needs and capacity requirements of countries and their people. Due to our partnership with the Government of Japan, we have been able to apply the same human security approach in strengthening our sustainable development goals.

  • Roma poverty from a human development perspective
  • Decade of Roma Inclusion: Progress report
    Jun 18, 2015

    This report provides an overview of progress made in the course of the 2005-2015 Decade of Roma inclusion.

  • Exposing structural disparities of Romani women
    Feb 23, 2014

    This research paper attempts to address the status of Roma women in various thematic fields such as education, employment, health and housing, when compared with non-Roma women and Roma men.

  • Migration of Roma and Non-Roma from Central and Eastern Europe
    Feb 23, 2014

    This report presents an analysis of quantitative and qualitative data on migration of Roma from countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

  • At risk: Roma and the displaced in Southeast Europe
    Feb 22, 2014

    2006 - This report presents survey data on the situation of Roma, refugees and internally displaced person in Southeast Europe. It offers a comprehensive picture of the problems vulnerable groups face in the region and puts forward policy advice on how to break this cycle of poverty and exclusion.

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