EU and UNDP to support the reform of Verkhovna Rada in UkraineJun 17, 2016The 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 implementationJun 14, 2016The 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 EUMay 27, 2016The 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 GeorgiaMay 17, 2016A 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 KosovoApr 28, 2016The 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 riverApr 22, 2016Over 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 AfricaApr 21, 2016he 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 assistanceApr 15, 2016United 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 AfricaApr 12, 2016As 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.
Vast EU-funded programme to demine and increase surveillance along the Turkey’s eastern bordersApr 4, 2016Marking the UN’s International Day for Mine Awareness, Turkey’s Defense Ministry and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a vast programme of demining and increased surveillance along the country’s eastern borders.