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Strengthening the role of judges in the HIV response

We interviewed 4 judges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, who are well positioned to instigate change and contribute to further using the law to protect the rights of vulnerable populations  


Emerging innovations good governance

Many of the novel approaches in this update represent a focused shift towards implementing durable solutions that will outlast the COVID-19 pandemic.  


Judges from Eastern Europe and Central Asia affirm their critical role

The third Judges' Forum focused on further raising awareness of judges of HIV, key and vulnerable populations, supporting and expanding the regional platform for information and experience exchange,…  


NDC preparation and implementation in EaP countries

All Eastern Partnership countries are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, for example through more frequent extreme weather events, significantly raising the importance to reduce emissions…  


EU4Climate project supports the implementation of Paris Agreement

An EU4Climate initiative study illustrates the six Eastern Partnership countries’ progress in mitigating climate change and adapting to its effects by introducing climate-sensitive policies and…  


A Ukrainian evolution: from civil society organization to think-tank

Yurii Romashko was driven to fight corruption in Ukraine, he and his team’s interest in data analysis and digital solutions have improved transparency and progress in the country.  


Integrating complexity in development handbooks, with mayors on the front page

Could a “new normal” for development planning and implementation emerge that embraces radical uncertainty and complexity as a feature, not a bug?  


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…  


Chernobyl: 35 years after, partnership and investment in Belarus

On 26 April 1986, an accident at the Chernobyl power plant near the Ukrainian town of Pripyat fountained clouds of nuclear material across Europe with 70% of the radioactive fallout raining down on…  


Satellites see the pollution you can’t, and can help us solve the problem

Satellites are capturing “invisible to the eye” data on air pollution, showing where the pollution is the worst. UNDP in Moldova and Ukraine partnered with the European Space Agency to identify their…  

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