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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'.  


Tackling air pollution in Europe and Central Asia

The report assesses links between air pollution, climate and health, and explores solutions with a set of policy interventions for major economic activities like industry, transport, health…  


Shared Futures: Youth Perceptions on Peace in the Western Balkans

This report highlights the voices of youth and their perceptions and experiences related to peace and social cohesion in their societies and in the wider Western Balkans region.  


The largest and fastest learning network on sustainable development is expanding

Humanity’s accelerating progress over the past two decades has brough with it an increase in the speed, dynamics, and complexity of today’s development challenges, resulting in a gap between existing…  


From an idea to a goal: an innovator’s journey to bring a medical device to those who need it

Slovak Challenge Fund recipients map their journey from innovative idea to product, and getting it into the hands of those who need it most.  


How we’re adapting UNDP’s existing programmes to fight Coronavirus

Around the region, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed our country offices to take their “usual business” and quickly adapt it to address the current context.  


5 leading mayors explain how they are tackling corruption

In Europe and Central Asia, 1 in 3 citizens rate corruption as one of their country’s main problems. We spoke to 5 mayors who are hard at work to change that.  


Head of UNDP Eurasia concludes two-day visit to the Republic of North Macedonia

During her two-day visit to the Republic of North Macedonia, the UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Mirjana…  


Nowhere to turn: Can Roma women break free from violence?

The heartbreaking testimonial of a Roma woman reveals how Roma women in the Western Balkans often have to make hard choices between living with an abusive spouse or perpetuating poverty.  


The position of Roma women and men in the labour markets of Western Balkans

This micronarrative report provides an analysis of the position of Roma in the labour markets of the Western Balkans, and the barriers which they continue to face in accessing decent jobs.  

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