US$70 million initiative to help Georgia adjust to climate change, thanks to Green Climate Fund and Swiss government
Feb 27, 2018
The seven-year programme received a $27 million grant from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), $38 million in co-finance from the Government of Georgia, and a $5 million grant from the Swiss Government.
"Survivors of Extremism" Photo Exhibition
Feb 21, 2018
The photo exhibition will take place during the first two weeks of the 37th HRC session.
Citizens’ Advisory Bureau helps conflict-affected people get back on their feet
Feb 2, 2018
UNDP supports five сitizens’ advisory bureaus to support the government in providing administrative, psychological and legal aid in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.
Women Have the Right to ‘Freedom from Fear’, say UN Officials
Dec 9, 2017
Senior UN officials are calling for an end to violence against women and an end to impunity for sexual abuse.
Geneva Peace Week: What works and what doesn’t in strengthening national capacities for conflict prevention
Oct 31, 2017
This forth edition of the Geneva Peace Week will focus on conflict prevention, taking stock about the progress towards solutions for the prevention of violent conflicts and looking into the future of prevention practice.
SDC and UNDP to support Anti-corruption Efforts in Kosovo
Sep 27, 2017
UNDP’s Support to Anti-Corruption Efforts in Kosovo (SAEK II) Project will help prevent and fight corruption in the country.
Boosting entrepreneurial morale in Macedonia breeds initiative
May 2, 2017
In the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, social exclusion has been identified as a leading cause for unemployment and financial insecurity amongst the Roma community. With Roma unemployment and joblessness rates at least twice as high compared with non-Roma populations, the obstacles can seem daunting.
Social Inclusion through education: meet a physicist to be
May 2, 2017
Five months ago, UNDP with funds from the Government of Switzerland, made a thorough renovation of the resource center at the Institute. This included a modern laboratory to produce Braille books equipped with tools to emboss and print literature and the renovation of the audio-recording studio.
Empowering women Police Officers in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
May 1, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commenced the Strengthening Rule of Law project (SRLP) in 2012 in post-crisis Malakand Division, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The project supports institutions tasked with ensuring the rule of law to help them provide quality justice that is accessible, affordable and fair, and by extension, to foster trust between communities and justice providers.
Women lawyers take the lead in Swat
May 1, 2017
Funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the Rule Of Law project aimed to built trust in legal institutions in areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that had been affected by insecurity and fighting between militants and the government. In an area where women had been denied their rights, establishing a cohort of female lawyers who could provide legal assistance to their sisters was a priority.