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The climate and us: the (in)visible impact in Serbia

The summer of 2021 was the fifth warmest summer in Serbia in the last 70 years. The impact was felt by farmers, villagers and urban dwellers - both physically and economically. But new technological…  


On the trail of the snow leopard in Kazakhstan

Aleksey Grachev comes from a long line of zoologists. His great uncle Yuri encouraged him to study snow leopards, and today he runs the Snow Leopard Monitoring Centre at the Institute of Zoology.  


A virtual house of art and peace unites Georgian and Ossetian youth

A virtual house of peace bridges the conflict divide to bring together Georgian and Ossetian youth through art.  


The Line of Goodness 1165: Help is just a phone call away

A hotline in the Transnistria region was established during Covid lockdowns to bridge people in need of food, medicines and other essentials with people willing to give them a hand.  


A Ukrainian evolution: from civil society organization to think-tank

Yurii Romashko was driven to fight corruption in Ukraine, he and his team’s interest in data analysis and digital solutions have improved transparency and progress in the country.  


From plastic waste to education to sustainability in Turkmenistan

A Turkmen teacher tackles plastic pollution in an unusual way - bringing it into her classroom. An important issue in Turkmenistan, UNDP is working to help promote and maintain sustainable cities.  


Green solutions energize conflict-affected communities in Armenia

In Armenia, green energy solutions help those displaced from the conflict and their host communities stay warm and save money.  


Satellites see the pollution you can’t, and can help us solve the problem

Satellites are capturing “invisible to the eye” data on air pollution, showing where the pollution is the worst. UNDP in Moldova and Ukraine partnered with the European Space Agency to identify their…  


An app that detects mine suspected areas, not faces

A new mine awareness app is part of an initiative to make Bosnia and Herzegovina a mine-free and safe country for citizens and visitors.  


Women make the way

What do these women have in common? They're all leaders in some way, spanning a wide variety of careers and countries and being role models for those women who will come after.  

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