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“Don’t Choose Extinction”: New campaign raises awareness of the detrimental effects of fossil fuel subsidies

In the lead up to the COP 26 global climate conference, UNDP is releasing new research revealing that fossil fuels’ subsidies, paid for by taxpayers, end up deepening inequality and impeding action on…  


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.  


SDG Bonds: A contribution to Building Forward Better

An ambitious reform agenda paved the way for Uzbekistan being one of the first countries in the world to place innovative SDG Bonds at the London Stock Exchange in July 2021.  


A digital generation where every girl counts

While the pandemic accelerated the transition to online learning, working and networking, it also heightened the risks of women and girls of being left behind.  


UNDP Strategic Plan 2022-2025

The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 describes how UNDP intends to work together with our partners to deliver what’s required of us in these extraordinary times.  


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.  


Cross-sector cooperation for transformative change in gender equality in STEM in Europe and Central Asia

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hosted the regional conference STEM4ALL: Accelerating gender equality, which gathered 196 participants, including gender champions, policy makers, and…  


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.  


Civic Participation of Youth in the Digital World

This analysis aims at understanding how young civic actors in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region use digital tools for political and social participation, the topics that they are motivated…  


Shared Futures: Youth perceptions on peace in the Western Balkans

Six young writers from the Western Balkan region give voice to some of key messages emerging from the regional study 'Shared Futures'.  

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