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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.  


Young people speak up about what cultural heritage means to them

Cultural heritage and monuments are reminders of the diversity of our communities that we live in, as well as of co-existence and mutual respect.  


In a global pandemic, do we still have a right to privacy?

When it comes to balancing measures that could help track COVID-19 and contain the virus and safeguard privacy of individuals, where is the line?  


Amidst Coronavirus pandemic, UNDP rings the alarm on domestic violence

Coronavirus pandemic is having a heavy toll on the safety and security of many women. UNDP Albania is working to improve support to survivors of domestic violence.  


Coronavirus pandemic is an invitation to tackle uncertainty with innovation and creativity

Our experience at UNDP with innovation, inclusive of the learning network Accelerator Labs, puts us in a position to effectively respond to the immediate impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, while also…  


Coronavirus accentuates challenges in conflicted eastern Ukraine

Ukraine is also still coping with the lingering effects of six years of conflict in the east of the country. The Coronavirus pandemic accentuates the effects of this conflict in a number of ways.  


Solidarity is helping fight Coronavirus crisis, and paving the way for future development

Social capital, connections and trust between people are just as important as the physical assets and human capital in keeping people safe and helping society overcome crisis.  


The hidden health effects of Coronavirus

As we look at ways to respond to this crisis, we have to not only address the immediate needs of stopping transmission, but also look at the side effects the pandemic will have for health and other…  


As Coronavirus forces online learning, a project with Syrian refugees in Turkey might already set an example

A Turkish project on refugee education could set an example for the nearly 1.5 billion children out of traditional school and pave the way for more inclusive and accessible opportunities for all.  


COVID-19 tests resilience across all sectors of the economy and areas of development

The COVID-19 pandemic is a new challenge we are facing, and we are facing it as a global society. Like climate change, it is testing our resilience across all sectors of the economy and all areas of…  

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