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Despite some progress, marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Western Balkans

The Regional Roma Survey is the first major collection of data on marginalized Roma in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslavia Republic…

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EU and UNDP initiate a new project to strengthen Syrians and host communities in Turkey

The new action focusing on job creation, municipal services and Turkish language trainings is supported by the European Union.  


Researchers, policy-makers, businesses discuss responsible investment within Global South

The growing phenomenon of investment by developing country firms in other developing countries offers significant opportunities for human development and the achievement of the SDGs.  


UNDP, solar currency exchange to power up Moldovan university

UNDP is teaming up with Sun Exchange – a marketplace that finances solar power with cryptocurrency – to help one of Moldova’s largest universities go solar.  


UN calls for increased support for vulnerable Syrians and host populations

UN Chiefs called for increased support for vulnerable Syrians, refugees and the communities hosting them.  


EU, UNDP extend support for flood recovery in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Almost four years since the catastrophic floods that hit Bosnia and Herzegovina, the EU has contributed 12.5 million EUR towards the next phase of a 15 million EUR-worth UNDP programme designed to…  


Despite some progress, marginalized Roma community still most excluded in Western Balkans

The Regional Roma Survey is the first major collection of data on marginalized Roma in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Kosovo*,…  


In Turkey, UNDP Administrator highlights middle-income countries’ potential

Concluding his two-day visit to Turkey, the Administrator of UNDP, Achim Steiner, called on the Europe and Central Asia region to accelerate its transition to sustainable development.  


UNDP, Japan team up to help curb the rise of violent extremism in Central Asia

UNDP and the Government of Japan launched a US$6.15 million regional project to help stop violent extremism among youth in Central Asia, addressing high unemployment and lack of involvement in local…  


UNDP to launch US$70 million initiative to help Georgia adjust to climate change

Supported by GCF, the project will expand early warning systems and measures aiming to increase disaster resilience for 1.7 million people.  


Blockchain research to support Sustainable Development Goals

UNDP is partnering with Blockchain, the world’s leading software platform for digital assets, UNHCR and the World Economic Forum to explore the use of block chain technology for development.  

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