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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…  


Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  



Russia pledges $10 million to help mitigate climate impact in Europe and CIS region and beyond

The Government of Russia will be making a $10 million contribution towards UNDP programmes which support efforts to mitigate and prevent the negative effects of climate change in developing countries.  


UNDP graphic novel sheds light on issues affecting Roma women

A short graphic novel released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is drawing attention to the multiple forms of discrimination faced by Roma women in the Western Balkans. Coinciding…  


Nations must lead and own justice for crimes, atrocities, UNDP chief says

Justice will be delivered globally only when individual governments themselves shoulder responsibility for dealing with crimes and atrocities, UN Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark said…  




In Serbia, a new era and new social contract are emerging

Life is getting better in Serbia and the Government has made tremendous strides in supporting some of its most vulnerable citizens.  


Rare optimism in Serbia as corruption drops | Zarko Petrovic

Serbia's crackdown on corruption has garnered increasing public support and shows a commitment to strengthening transparent, democratic governance.  

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