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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.  

UNDP, Japan team up to help curb the rise of violent extremism in Central Asia

UNDP and the Government of Japan launched a US$6.15 million regional project to help stop violent extremism among youth in Central Asia, addressing high unemployment and lack of involvement in local…  

Government of Japan allocates US$11.9 million for governance, disaster risk reduction in Kyrgyzstan

With USD 11.9 million from the Government of Japan, Kyrgyzstan today launched three major programmes to respectively build up the country’s civil registry, increase capacity to respond to disasters,…  

Providing access to justice to citizens in Tajikistan

Access to justice in Tajikistan is difficult, especially for poor people and people in rural areas. Tajikistan has few lawyers, and the court system is overburdened and slow. Legal Aid Centers bring…  

UNDP and Japan: Building security in Europe and CIS

Japan are guided by the principle of human security; which provides a very useful lens for conducting deeper analyses of the root causes of insecurity, and for addressing the needs and capacity…  

A normal life: Looking ahead in Eastern Ukraine

The Naydenov family didn’t want to move from Luhansk.  

Creating jobs for internally displaced persons in Ukraine

UNDP in Ukraine has launched a co-financing campaign for newly created jobs for internally displaced people coming from the Donbas and Crimea, and for the communities in the Donetska and Luganska…  

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