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.
Turkey and UNDP reaffirm drive to fulfill Global Goals in Europe, Central Asia
Mar 30, 2017
UNDP and the Government of Turkey have agreed to scale up their cooperation at the country-level in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Least Developed Countries.
In Brussels, support for Roma integration gets a boost
Mar 29, 2017
The European Union (EU), UNDP, the World Bank (WB) and the Council of Europe (CoE) launched three new projects to support Roma integration in the Western Balkans and Turkey.
One of the World’s Oldest Lakes Restored to Full Health, UNDP Reports
Mar 25, 2017
Lake Prespa, an ancient lake and biodiversity hotspot in the heart of the Balkans, has been restored to health thanks to a 15-year effort to reverse pollution, reduce pesticide use and provide proper wastewater treatment.
Lütfi Elvan, Minister of Development of Turkey, at Istanbul Development Dialogues 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Statement by Lütfi Elvan, Minister of Development of Turkey, at Istanbul Development Dialogues 2017
Cihan Sultanoğlu at the Istanbul Development Dialogues Istanbul 2017
Mar 23, 2017
Cihan Sultanoğlu, UN Assistant-Secretary General and UNDP Regional Director for Europe and the CIS. Welcoming remarks at the Istanbul Development Dialogues Istanbul, 23 March 2017.