Learn more


8 women

8 women. 8 locations. 8 different jobs and life stories: a celebration of creativity, entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment at the workplace.  


Our promise

What we're doing in the race to beat climate change in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.  


Toolkit takes climate action from classroom to courtyard

The Climate Box toolkit teaches climate action to youth and takes it from the classroom to the courtyard.  


In Serbia, climate change forces a new reality

In Serbia, temperatures are rising and extreme weather events means both flooding and severe droughts. For those who make their living off the land and sea, climate change is forcing a new reality.  


Montenegro gives progress the green light

In Montenegro, small actions taken by individuals and supported by UNDP, are helping to temper development with environmentally-friendly solutions.  


New language, new life: A Syrian woman makes home in Turkey

After being displaced by the war in Syria, Alaa finds learning a new language the key to making a new home in Turkey.  


Mission possible? Saving North Macedonia's vultures

Widespread use of poison is threatening the vulture population in this Macedonian national park. Enter Tome, a man with a mission. Can he save the ecosystem?  


Caught in the crossfire, Armenia’s border communities reinvent themselves

Rows of empty seats in classrooms. Windows half-covered with bricks. An unstable security situation and suffering economy has challenged this village in Armenia, but residents are determined to stay…  


An epic trail comes to life in the Balkans

Looking for a stunning hike? Consider Via Dinarica, an epic trail with mountains, valleys and rivers linking seven countries – from Slovenia to Albania – together.  


Demining for a living: Stories from the field in Turkey

What’s it like clearing mines for a living? This short film takes an intimate look at the lives and work of deminers on the eastern border of Turkey  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Europe and Central Asia 
Go to UNDP Global