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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…  


30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, how far have Eastern Europe's youth come?

Born in an age of uncertainty, young people in Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ukraine and Georgia reflect on patriotism, freedom and opportunity.  


Judges, national human rights institutions and communities meet to ensure human rights protection of those with HIV and TB

The first Regional Judges’ Forum on HIV, Human Rights and the Law in Eurasia will explore how the law can better protect the rights of people living with HIV, key populations of HIV and those living…  


6 major human rights trends across Europe and Central Asia

In the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, threats and vulnerabilities of people towards discrimination, exclusion and violence remain high. Here are six major human rights problems that we are…  


European Union and UNDP to help Afghan women attend university in neighbouring states

A new EU €2 million grant supports a UNDP programme enabling Afghan women to graduate from universities in neighbouring Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.  

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