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Stuck in the middle, Moldovan migrants strive to make ends meet

Severely hit by the COVID-19 crisis, Moldova labour migrants are either stuck home or abroad, with fewer opportunities to produce the remittances that support many families.  


Birth registration affects life

Birth registration is an undervalued but critical first step towards safeguarding lifelong protection and access to rights. Every year in Tajikistan, parents fail to obtain birth certificates for…  


Resource centers chart a new future for women entrepreneurs

In Azerbaijan, Women's Resource Centers are equipping women in rural areas with tools and resources to help them launch their own businesses.  


When opening the tap is a first-time experience

A long-term project in Bosnia and Herzegovina is working towards reforming and improving a problematic water supply system throughout the country.  


Making the most of emigration

Emigration from Moldova is the eleventh highest in the world. The country’s demographic future looks grim, but with an inventive approach, emigration can bring significant benefits for the country.  


Closing the gap between schools and industry needs in Moldova

TwentyTu, a pioneering educational programme, will deliver online and offline courses in more than 10 fields identified as crucial for future economic growth and jobs creation, including robotics,…  


UNDP to launch US$70 million initiative to help Georgia adjust to climate change

Supported by GCF, the project will expand early warning systems and measures aiming to increase disaster resilience for 1.7 million people.  


One of the World’s Oldest Lakes Restored to Full Health, UNDP Reports

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…  

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