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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'.  


Violence against women politicians: an unacceptable cost of gender equality

Despite progress in politics, resistance to making parity between women and men in politics and decision-making is a reality. Women running for political office defy social norms and are often…  


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.  


“Be Safe” - A mobile app to protect victims of violence

To address a growing problem during COVID-19, we have designed an app that helps victims of domestic violence ask for quick help.  


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.  


Montenegro gives progress the green light

In Montenegro, small actions taken by individuals and supported by UNDP, are helping to temper development with environmentally-friendly solutions.  


Green economy and green jobs: Challenges and opportunities

Explores challenges and opportunities for green economy and green jobs in Europe and Central Asia.  


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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