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Joint EU & UNDP Virtual Forum on Urban Transformations

A large and diverse group of municipalities, research institutions and think tanks has kicked off a promising dialogue on how to radically change cities and help them become more resilient, inclusive…  


EU4Climate project supports the implementation of Paris Agreement

An EU4Climate initiative study illustrates the six Eastern Partnership countries’ progress in mitigating climate change and adapting to its effects by introducing climate-sensitive policies and…  


The EU and UNDP on a learning journey to embrace complexity in economic development

he joint European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) internal Partner Forum sought to provoke new ways of looking at our possible futures, with approaches that enable…  


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.  


Integrating complexity in development handbooks, with mayors on the front page

Could a “new normal” for development planning and implementation emerge that embraces radical uncertainty and complexity as a feature, not a bug?  


Violence against women politicians: an unacceptable cost of gender equality

Despite progress in politics, resistance to making parity between women and men in politics and decision-making is a reality. Women running for political office defy social norms and are often…  


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.  


Treating the forest like family

Armenia currently has a deficit in forestland - it covers barely 11% of its territory. But it is stepping up measures to protect and expand its forest eco-system.  


Toymaker shifts production to visors to help frontline workers fight COVID-19 in Moldova

UNDP helped this toymaker expand his business 4 years ago. Now he's using that equipment in the fight against COVID-19.  


In Serbia, EU and UNDP team up to fight COVID-19

Funds from an EU - UNDP €7.5 million initiative to enhance Serbia’s preparedness to cope with disasters and build resilience to crises are being realigned to immediately tackle the corona virus…  

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