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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.  


Energy is key to Ukraine's response to climate change

In Ukraine, a UNDP initiative for energy efficiency in homes and public buildings brings together citizens, businesses and government - all to help fight climate change.  


Solar-powered water breeds life in the Turkmenistan desert

In a Turkmenistan desert, renovating a water system and bringing in solar energy aims to bring the livestock back to a new landscape.  


First ever local auction to boost Kazakhstan’s renewable energy market

Kazakhstan for the first time conducted a solar auction that will lease out 100 hectares of public land to develop solar energy, connecting 40 000 householders to the grid.  


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.  


Biogas takes off in Serbia with UNDP, GEF support to accelerate private sector investment

Biogas is making inroads into Serbia’s energy market as UNDP and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) concluded a five-year US $3 million project resulting in major investments into biogas projects.  


UNDP launches new initiative with mayors to boost solar energy

UNDP, together with mayors from eight countries - Moldova, Serbia, Georgia, Tajikistan, Croatia, Somalia, Lebanon and Portugal - today launched a new initiative to boost financing for solar energy in…  


2018: The year in pictures

From amplifying gender equality to boosting green energy, see the highlights from our development journey this year.  


Countries from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus convene to discuss progress on Climate Action

Over 90 government representatives from Eastern Europe, Central Asia and the Caucasus will exchange experiences and ideas in an effort to meet commitments made for the Paris Agreement on Climate…  


UNDP, solar currency exchange to power up Moldovan university

UNDP is teaming up with Sun Exchange – a marketplace that finances solar power with cryptocurrency – to help one of Moldova’s largest universities go solar.  

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