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UNDP and Eurasian Development Bank strengthen partnership with new relationship agreement

The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), the Bank and UNDP have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, laying ground for increased cooperation in five shared countries of operation.  


The street that green built

A "green home" movement is sweeping Uzbekistan, with the government, banks, UNDP and GEF joining forces to usher in energy-efficient houses for all.  


After a devastating earthquake, restoring hope in Albania

A few months after the devastating earthquake that hit the country, the EU, UNDP and the Albanian government coordinated efforts to reconstruct the affected communities to accelerate recovery.  


Finding opportunities in crisis: a view on the post-COVID-19 future in Serbia

As most countries pass the worst stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, much focus is now being placed on economic recovery. Francine Pickup shares insight on possible opportunities Serbia can capitalize on…  


If we want to stop future pandemics, biodiversity matters now more than ever

We all need to be aware that as humans our survival is still very much dependent on nature.  


Russia and UNDP announce US$30 million top-up in joint Fund

A top-up to the Russia-UNDP trust fund will allocate money towards specific targets of socio-economic support, climate change adaptation, gender and youth empowerment.  


2030 is even closer than we think

Nearly five years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, we know that achieving the Global Goals will not be possible without private sector involvement. Infrastructure is crucial for SDG attainment…  


Turkey-UNDP Partnership Progress Report 2018

This report outlines the progress in 2018 of the expanded cooperation between the Government of Turkey and UNDP and presents an overview of the priorities for 2019.  


Working with Islamic Finance to achieve the SDGs: A win-win?

Islamic finance, a method of financial system which complies with sharia law and forbids charging interest, has become a growing source of funding for development.  


How do we go from measuring quantity to quality when financing sustainable development?

Things that can’t be measured often can’t be managed, and finance for sustainable development is no different.  

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