Second Lake Chad Conference aims to maintain momentum and expand international support
Sep 3, 2018
Millions of people in Africa’s Lake Chad region (north-east Nigeria and parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon) are facing a profound and protracted crisis driven by extreme poverty, climate change and violent conflict.
Supporting youth in Albania to enter the labor market through self-entrepreneurship
Mar 21, 2018
In March 2016, thanks to the Swiss cooperation, UNDP launched the Self-employment Programme targeting youth between 18 and 30 years old to strengthen entrepreneurial skills.
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.
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.
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.