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In eastern Ukraine, a platform for recovery

The violence in eastern Ukraine has caused total disruption, killing 10,000 people and displacing a further 1.6 million. It has also struck the heart of the economy.  

How one man’s struggle led to better health care for all in Ukraine

From one man's struggle to manage his leukemia treatment to sweeping changes in medical procurement - the landscape of health care access in Ukraine has dramatically shifted.  

Seven reasons why rule of law matters for peace

UNDP has been working to build peace in over 40 crisis-affected countries through our Global Programme for Strengthening the Rule of Law and Human Rights.  

How do you inspire entrepreneurship in a conflict-affected region?

The armed conflict in eastern Ukraine has not only disrupted everyday life in the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk but also led to staggering unemployment. Out of 23 major enterprises in Luhansk region,…  

Belarus marks 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

Thirty years on, the nuclear disaster in Chernobyl still exerts an indelible impact on the lives of people in Belarus, Ukraine and the Russian Federation, but communities and governments have shown…  

A safe home and a sense of normalcy for displaced families in Ukraine

UNDP works with the Government, donors and civil society partners to provide comprehensive support and early recovery programmes for those displaced by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.  

Ukraine: Humanitarian assistance, recovery and development need to go hand in hand

The conflict in the Ukraine is, without doubt, a humanitarian crisis. Almost 10,000 people have been killed in the eastern region of Donbas alone. Among the victims, some 2,000 people were civilians.…  

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