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In Brussels, international community pledges €1.15 billion to support Albania’s post-earthquake

International aid will Albania's recovery needs after the strongest earthquake to hit the country in more than 30 years  


Eurasia region joins world’s biggest public opinion poll on climate change

As climate crisis heats up, UNDP launches “Mission 1.5” campaign to engage citizens globally in decision-making  


Solar-powered water breeds life in the Turkmenistan desert

In a Turkmenistan desert, renovating a water system and bringing in solar energy aims to bring the livestock back to a new landscape.  


First ever local auction to boost Kazakhstan’s renewable energy market

Kazakhstan for the first time conducted a solar auction that will lease out 100 hectares of public land to develop solar energy, connecting 40 000 householders to the grid.  


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…  


Berlin conference to review Western Balkans’ effort to eliminate illegal firearms

High-level representatives reviewed the Western Balkans’ efforts to address the misuse, possession and trafficking of small arms and light weapons.  


What's happening to the middle class in Eastern Europe?

When the Berlin wall fell, much of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia collapsed into hyperinflation and armed conflict. Millions of people in the new countries that emerged from the transition were…  


Going the distance

Dmitry Kuzuk is a racer, gym manager and disability rights activist in Bender, Transnistria region of the Republic of Moldova.  


It will take political commitment and investment to stop HIV in our region

What does the landscape of HIV looks like in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, one of the regions where new infections are increasing?  


Mayors from across the world sign declaration advocating for resilience approach to migration and displacement

Mayors from thirteen countries over four continents adopted the Gaziantep Declaration at the International Forum on Local Solutions to Migration and Displacement this week.  

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