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The Line of Goodness 1165: Help is just a phone call away

A hotline in the Transnistria region was established during Covid lockdowns to bridge people in need of food, medicines and other essentials with people willing to give them a hand.  


A Ukrainian evolution: from civil society organization to think-tank

Yurii Romashko was driven to fight corruption in Ukraine, he and his team’s interest in data analysis and digital solutions have improved transparency and progress in the country.  


Connecting girls to a bright future in ICT

Massive job losses could be offset by the “jobs of tomorrow.” But are those jobs for everyone? They are if we can make improve the pathways for girls.  


An app that detects mine suspected areas, not faces

A new mine awareness app is part of an initiative to make Bosnia and Herzegovina a mine-free and safe country for citizens and visitors.  


We need to talk about how Covid-19 is affecting human rights

As the pandemic rages on, here are four areas of growing concern for human rights.  


What digital nomads have to teach us about emigration

Serbia is a country attractive to digital nomads. What can that teach us about depopulation and how to reverse it?  


Why does access to (correct) information matter for peaceful societies?

In a world where advanced technologies provide us with unfettered access to mass global communication, we must rely on our conscience when making online decisions that affect our immediate families,…  


Speeding up digital transformation to tackle COVID-19 in Uzbekistan

Digitalization can help Uzbekistan overcome major hurdles as it integrates into the global economy: both its physical constraints as a doubly land-locked country, and the information gaps and…  


Using social impact innovation to tackle Covid-19 challenges

To tackle the long-term effects of Covid-19, UNDP Europe and Central Asia is launching BOOST, a regional acceleration program for social impact innovation. It will support emerging solutions in the…  


Using social media to advocate for sustainable change through protest

Limiting solidarity to online engagement, without addressing issues directly with governments, could actually limit the potential to achieving sustainable change.  

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