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New EU-funded initiative will support the recovery of four conflict-affected governorates in Iraq

Hundreds of thousands of people in Iraq will benefit from a new initiative funded by the European Union (EU) Regional Trust Fund, MADAD, which will support the recovery of the conflict-affected areas.…  

The future of multilateralism

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has paved the way for a new type of multilateralism. From economic growth to environmental protection, the issues covered in the Sustainable Development…  

Immediate action is needed to step up climate adaptation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

With mounting costs of adaptation, immediate action pays off, says new UNDP report. But region is best placed to intensify its adaptation work.  

EU provides EUR 4 million to establish new Home Owners Associations in Ukraine

The European Union, jointly with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched a two-year initiative called “Home Owners of Ukraine for Sustainable Energy Efficiency Solutions (HOUSES)” to…  

In Libya, the European Union and UN join efforts to improve access to basic services

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have joined forces to improve access to basic services for the most vulnerable in Libya. This €50 million programme, funded by…  

EU-funded initiative to boost the economic and social resilience of Syrians and host communities in Turkey

The two-year project with €50m budget focuses on promoting job creation, strengthening local government capacities and municipal services and delivering Turkish language training for Syrians in 11…  

UN and EU inaugurate art installation symbolizing common values

The United Nations and the European Union marked their joint commitment to the common values of the United Nations with the formal opening of Enlightened Universe, an art installation composed of a…  

EU – UNDP partnership creates an entirely new energy sector in Moldova

Almost 200,000 people benefit from affordable and clean energy produced in the Republic of Moldova.  

Wide inequalities in people’s well-being cast a shadow on sustained human development progress

According to the latest Human Development Index, people living in the very high human development countries can expect to live 19 years longer, and spend seven more years in school, than those living…  

Global gathering of artisanal and small-scale miners charts new vision for sustainable development

Over 500 people from more than 70 countries have assembled in Livingstone, Zambia for the International Conference on Artisanal and Small-scale Mining and Quarrying (ASM18) to chart a vision for…  

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