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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.  


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…  


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…  


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…  


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.  


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…  

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