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EIB, UNDP to increase their collaboration with 2020 Action Plan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UNDP are strengthening their cooperation in 2020 to support sustainable development in the EU neighborhood, Central Asia and the African continent.  


Birth registration affects life

Birth registration is an undervalued but critical first step towards safeguarding lifelong protection and access to rights. Every year in Tajikistan, parents fail to obtain birth certificates for…  


Berlin conference to review Western Balkans’ effort to eliminate illegal firearms

High-level representatives reviewed the Western Balkans’ efforts to address the misuse, possession and trafficking of small arms and light weapons.  


Is there life after robots?

As technology has shifted, it has also changed the needs of employers, who are having difficulty finding the right talents today. We need to shine a spotlight on those left behind and who probably…  


UNDP report: Middle class increasingly at risk in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

While the middle-income countries of Europe and Central Asia have achieved higher living standards than ever before, climate change and technological disruption could severely slow down their efforts…  


Going the distance

Dmitry Kuzuk is a racer, gym manager and disability rights activist in Bender, Transnistria region of the Republic of Moldova.  


It will take political commitment and investment to stop HIV in our region

What does the landscape of HIV looks like in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, one of the regions where new infections are increasing?  


Mayors from across the world sign declaration advocating for resilience approach to migration and displacement

Mayors from thirteen countries over four continents adopted the Gaziantep Declaration at the International Forum on Local Solutions to Migration and Displacement this week.  


Why mayors matter in the migration equation

At the forefront of welcoming refugees and migrants, mayors and municipal authorities are largely responsible for ensuring their communities can adapt and maintaining services for all.  


UNDP Regional Chief pledges support to recovery, reform and growth in Ukraine

Concluding a four-day visit to Ukraine, the Regional Director of UNDP in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, today pledged UNDP’s strong support for the Government of Ukraine’s…  

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