UNDP-EU partnership in the field

Here you will find some stories from the field to illustrate the partnership of UNDP and EU in the area of Democratic Governance.

Our Stories

  • Armenia: What it takes to be a woman in local governanceArmenia: What it takes to be a woman in local governanceMar 16, 2015A joint EU-UNDP Women in Local Democracy project, which commenced in April 2012, works to help women in all ten regions of Armenia to better participate in the governance processes of their communities.

  • Armenia: empowering women to lead their communitiesArmenia: empowering women to lead their communitiesSep 25, 2013Only 11 per cent of parliamentarians are women, while at the local level, the reality is even bleaker. Women comprise barely nine per cent of representatives in local government. Since it opened an office in Armenia, UNDP has been advocating for gender equality. More recently, however, UNDP and the European Union have teamed-up to support women’s leadership in local communities.

  • BOMCABOMCAJan 8, 2013In Central Asia, effective border control is important for security reasons and for promoting legitimate trade and transit. One of the largest UNDP-EU programmes in Central Asia, -BOMCA - is a complex, multifaceted programme, assisting five Central Asian countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with border management.

  • Cambodian women get a new lease of lifeCambodian women get a new lease of lifeFeb 12, 2013Kong Theara beamed broadly when she was handed a seaming machine as a special prize for graduating at the top of her sewing class. “I don’t think I will be poor anymore in the future,” Kong Theara, 22, said.

  • Community based development in UkraineCommunity based development in UkraineJun 26, 2014In 1995, the Government of Ukraine and UNDP launched an integrated development programme in Crimea to improve living conditions and provide livelihood opportunities in areas where Crimean Tatars had settled.