Press releases
  • Central Asia, at a crossroads, has the potential for making “modern development visions” a reality Sep 12, 2016

    With the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Central Asian countries have the potential to transform themselves into dynamic economies and role models for sustainable human development, said UNDP at a consultation with the European Union on Central Asia.

  • EU and UNDP to support the reform of Verkhovna Rada in Ukraine Jun 17, 2016

    The EU-UNDP project “Rada for Europe” will focus on strengthening the capacity of the Verkhovna Rada to produce quality legislation and monitor its implementation, in particular the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, and serve as a model and driving force for the reforms.

  • UNDP takes part in the European Development Days on SDGs implementation Jun 14, 2016

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will participate in the European Development Days (EDDs), Europe’s leading forum on development and cooperation, which will take place on 15-16 June in Brussels.

  • Ukraine efforts to restore governance and reconciliation in eastern regions receive additional boost from the EU May 27, 2016

    The European Union grants an additional EUR 10-million financial support in a bid to strengthen the positive developments already achieved to date by UNDP-Ukraine’s programme for the “Restoration of Governance and Reconciliation in Crisis-Affected Communities of Ukraine”. The programme will focus on local government reform, gender-responsive recovery and improved service delivery.

  • EU-funded initiative to support open and secure borders between Armenia and Georgia May 17, 2016

    A truck scanner worth GEL 3.3 million (USD 1.5 million) has been installed at the Sadakhlo Border Crossing Point between Armenia and Georgia. The scanner provides a reliable means of inspecting cargo ensuring the manifest verification, accurate tariff collection and identification of illegal goods.

  • EU and UNDP promote confidence building through cultural protection in Kosovo Apr 28, 2016

    The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a project which aims to build confidence through cultural protection in Kosovo.

  • EU supports renovation of schools on the left bank of the Nistru river Apr 22, 2016

    Over 800 children on the left bank of the Nistru River in the Republic of Moldova will get access to education in modern and safe conditions with the European Union's financial support aimed at renovating the schools in Nezavertailovca, Hlinaia and Chitcani villages through the UNDP-implemented “Support to Confidence Building Measures” Programme.

  • EU and UNDP discuss challenges and priorities for regional action in Central Africa Apr 21, 2016

    he United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) held a policy dialogue today with the participation of the principal regional organizations for Central Africa - the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC). The dialogue focused on key security, stabilization and development challenges and priorities in Central Africa, as well as the actions needed to deliver on effective regional level response, led locally and supported by the international community.

  • EU and UNDP renew partnership on electoral assistance Apr 15, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica met today to reaffirm the long-standing partnership on electoral assistance. They signed the revised European Commission-UNDP Electoral Assistance Guidelines, which aim to enhance the EC-UNDP collaboration on electoral assistance on the ground.

  • EU-supported initiative helps boost Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction implementation in Africa Apr 12, 2016

    As southern African countries deal with the effects of El Nino and prepare for La Nina, representatives of disaster risk management authorities in the sub-region convened this week to kick off a risk knowledge programme focused on how to measure losses caused by disasters, to help inform policy and development planning.

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