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COVID-19 is testing our 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…

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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…  


More women are entering politics in Europe and Central Asia, but political parity remains distant

Ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform of Action, UNDP launches the online platform “Equal Future” to remind how much work remains to be done to achieve gender parity in…  


In Brussels, international community pledges €1.15 billion to support Albania’s post-earthquake

International aid will Albania's recovery needs after the strongest earthquake to hit the country in more than 30 years  


EIB, UNDP to increase their collaboration with 2020 Action Plan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and UNDP are strengthening their cooperation in 2020 to support sustainable development in the EU neighborhood, Central Asia and the African continent.  


Eurasia region joins world’s biggest public opinion poll on climate change

As climate crisis heats up, UNDP launches “Mission 1.5” campaign to engage citizens globally in decision-making  


First ever local auction to boost Kazakhstan’s renewable energy market

Kazakhstan for the first time conducted a solar auction that will lease out 100 hectares of public land to develop solar energy, connecting 40 000 householders to the grid.  


Berlin conference to review Western Balkans’ effort to eliminate illegal firearms

High-level representatives reviewed the Western Balkans’ efforts to address the misuse, possession and trafficking of small arms and light weapons.  


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…  

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