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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.  


Russia to expand its support to UNDP youth programming

US$10 million will go towards projects focusing on employment opportunities for youth, digital skills, professional education, entrepreneurship and innovation.  


Across the Balkans, youth are working towards peace

A group of activists say how they see their own roles in society, what inspired them for action, and what they think is needed to engage the younger generations.  


Youth are not the future – they are here now

Youth participation approaches thrive on images of outgoing young women and men selflessly working for the benefit of their community. But young people’s inclusion should not be conditional to whether…  


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.  


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.  


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.  


Economic diversification, women and youth top agenda as Head of Eurasia concludes Azerbaijan visit

During her three-day visit to Azerbaijan, Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, discussed with government and civil society the country’s economic…  


Hope restored – a good start for a new Armenia

Nare Ghalamkaryan, 18, studies communications at the American University of Armenia. In spring of 2018, she took part in the “velvet revolution.” Later, in December of the same year, Nare voted in the…  


Armenian women take the political stage

In Armenia, more women are getting involved in politics, especially at the local level.  

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