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Russia invests over $14 million in new projects for climate action and SDGs

The Government of Russia and UNDP signed today two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), laying ground for increased cooperation in Europe and Central Asia.  


New song from Turkish pop star calls for urgent action to save people and planet

In “Who’s Gonna End?”, Sertab Erener pairs with UNDP to encourage renewed efforts to fight climate change and achieve the Global Goals  


“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…  


The changing nature of work

Work helps sustain livelihoods and largely determines the quality of life. Its changing nature is at the frontier of development. This report is the result of a broad horizon scanning by six UNDP…  


Toymaker shifts production to visors to help frontline workers fight COVID-19 in Moldova

UNDP helped this toymaker expand his business 4 years ago. Now he's using that equipment in the fight against COVID-19.  


Our promise

What we're doing in the race to beat climate change in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.  


Oil and water don't mix

The health of Albania's southwest coast has been at risk due to cooking oils being dumped in the sea. So restaurants and businesses have taken on a unique recycling initiative to reclaim this natural…  


Made in Kosovo: when organic hits a ceiling

Organic farming is blooming but various obstacles makes it a difficult business to be in.  


In Georgia's highlands, a family swims against the current

In rural Ajara region, farmers are struggling to survive the sharp economic contrast between the urban and rural. The Beridze family runs a successful trout farm - read and see how they are making it…  


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