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UNDP launches first virtual reality film made about and with the Roma community

What does it mean to be Roma? UNDP releases I am Fatmira, a virtual reality film taking you inside a Roma community through activist Fatmira Dajlani's…

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Public finance reform in Moldova forges ahead, with Slovak support

Mentor programme leverages support from Slovakia, which aims to achieve 400 million EUR worth of public savings.  

Kazakhstan: Green economy reforms gain momentum

Kazakhstan is taking bold new steps to integrate environmental considerations in all public decisions, thanks to a new Environmental Code expected to bring Central Asia’s largest country closer to…  

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.  

UNDP climate curriculum reaches 50,000 pupils across Eurasia

UNDP’s climate box, launched last year to teach children how to lead climate - and environmentally - friendly lifestyles, has reached a total of 50,000 children in eight countries in Eastern Europe…  

Governments, EU pledge to end armed violence in Western Balkans

Governments and the European Union committed to curbing the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons in the Western Balkans and Europe.  

Stepping up climate adaptation in Eurasia should be top priority, says UNDP

Climate change impacts in Eastern Europe and Central Asia currently cost billions of dollars in lost productivity and could keep mounting over the next few years, according to a new report released at…  

Volunteers are at the heart of Eurasia’s development effort, says UNV

On International Volunteer Day, the world is paying tribute to over one billion people who volunteer and dedicate time and effort to save lives and help others. Volunteers are the fifth largest…  

Amid technological upheaval, new channels for cooperation and citizenship

With #NextGenGov, close to 350 experts gather in Istanbul to discuss governance challenges in the network age.  

New head of UNDP for Eastern Europe and Central Asia visits Turkey

On her visit to Ankara and Istanbul, Mirjana Spoljaric Egger is set to discuss UNDP’s national, regional and global collaboration with Turkey.  

UNDP and Russia strengthen their collaboration on climate change, youth across CIS countries

The Government of Russia today approved an additional US$8.3 million dollars to support UNDP’s youth and climate-related programmes in Central Asia and the Southern Caucasus.  

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