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COVID-19 and the countries of South Caucasus Western CIS and Ukraine

This study is focused on the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 on a set of geographically non-contiguous countries located in the Eastern Europe and South Caucasus region, namely Armenia, Azerbaijan,…  


In a Georgian settlement, one woman’s fight against an unsettling crisis

On the frontlines in this settlement for internally displaced people is a dentist trying to keep her patients and community healthy.  


Addressing climate change and health in the Europe and Central Asia region

This report identifies the main gaps and barriers towards transforming the health sector in the Europe and Central Asia region to be more climate-resilient and low carbon.  


Green economy

We are working with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop recovery plans that embrace renewable energy, sustainable business, green urban planning and nature-based jobs and…  


Coronavirus accentuates challenges in conflicted eastern Ukraine

Ukraine is also still coping with the lingering effects of six years of conflict in the east of the country. The Coronavirus pandemic accentuates the effects of this conflict in a number of ways.  


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…  


Regional response to COVID-19


COVID-19: Looming crisis threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

In response to COVID-19, UNDP emphasizes need for resources to help stop the spread of the virus, support to respond during the outbreak itself, and resources to prevent the economic collapse of…  


In Serbia, EU and UNDP team up to fight COVID-19

Funds from an EU - UNDP €7.5 million initiative to enhance Serbia’s preparedness to cope with disasters and build resilience to crises are being realigned to immediately tackle the corona virus…  


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…  

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