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New house, new life -towards an energy efficient future

92 buildings across Belarus have been insulated to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  


Armenian kindergartens light the way

When kindergarten N 160 in the north-eastern district of Kanaker-Zeytun in Yerevan, Armenia re-opened its doors in December 2017, it had been fully renovated to improve energy efficiency, reduce its…  


Making the most of emigration

When I first arrived in Moldova, I was surprised to learn that a quarter of its population lives abroad either temporarily or permanently.  


Celebrating refugees - strengthening partnership for results

A record number of people are displaced by violent conflict and disasters around the world. Twenty-two and a half million are refugees.  


New paths for eco-driving

As millennials become more and more ecologically conscious, companies around the world are looking for innovative solutions to make their vehicles more energy-efficient and promote energy efficiency…  


UNDP, solar currency exchange to power up Moldovan university

The UN Development Programme (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.  


Tools of the trade

At UNDP, innovation goes beyond gadgets and gizmos. Here are some ways we’re putting cutting-edge technology and inspiring future thinking to work for human development.  


Task Force Meeting on Chernobyl

Remarks at the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force Meeting on Chernobyl  


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

More marginalized Roma girls and boys are attending compulsory education in the Western Balkans than ever before. However, when compared to their non-Roma neighbours, Roma people face twice as high…  


National Adaptation Plan process in focus: Lessons from Armenia

A brief on process and formulation of the National Adaptation Plan in Armenia including lessons learned.  

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