Evaluation conference to present most comprehensive lessons since SDGs began
Jul 22, 2017
Two years after the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), government officials and development experts from more than 100 countries will for the first time share global insights on how they managed to evaluate the progress made to date.
Hearing-impaired students excel in Turkmenistan’s first integrated curriculum
Jul 10, 2017
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.
UN Report: South-South Cooperation presents a low-cost approach to achieving development goals
Jun 23, 2017
A new study by the UN Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) and UNDP explores how countries can benefit from each other by sharing practical knowledge generated at various levels of government, civil society and the private sector in addressing human development challenges.
Kazakhstan can start to recover solar energy investments within 5 years
Jun 12, 2017
Working with the government of Kazakhstan, UNDP has unveiled an online atlas which indicates of solar energy in every region of the country annually.
Romania’s aid agency gets a boost as UNDP, foreign ministry agree to further cooperation
May 23, 2017
UNDP and the Romanian Foreign Ministry today agreed to further their collaboration to operationalize Romania’s aid architecture.
Life-saving medicines to reach 3,800 people living with HIV/AIDS
Apr 28, 2017
UNDP delivered its first batch of medicines under a new project designed to make sure the most vulnerable people get their treatments on time.
New 10 million EUR initiative to help boost citizen engagement across the Western Balkans
Apr 25, 2017
The UNDP and the EU launched an ambitious programme, ReLOaD, to substantially increase the involvement of civil society organizations in local development efforts while improving transparency in the Western Balkans.
Snow storm blasts Moldova: UN provides essential equipment as hundreds of villages without electricity
Apr 22, 2017
Around 400 villages in Moldova were without electricity over the weekend after a freak snowstorm pummeled the country, causing widespread disruptions and injuries and prompting the government to declare a state of emergency in the capital, where 3,000 trees fell between Thursday and Friday.
Saving the forests of Georgia – one vine shoot at a time
Apr 21, 2017
At biomass plant, a mass of vine shoots is sent through a briquetting device, which gets transformed into blocks and becomes the perfect substitute for coal and other fossil fuels.
UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator
Apr 19, 2017
The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.