Projects and Initiatives

  • Environmental justice in the PhilippinesEnvironmental justice in the PhilippinesA pilot environmental capacity building project through the Philippine Judicial Academy enables judges and other stakeholders to properly adjudicate and litigate environmental cases.

  • Fighting corruption to improve governance in FYR MacedoniaFighting corruption to improve governance in FYR MacedoniaUNDP supported the creation of a code of ethics in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, adopted by all of the country’s 84 municipal governments, to ensure that local authorities are more responsible towards their citizens.

  • Kyrgyzstan: Protecting the privacy and dignity of people living with HIV and AIDSKyrgyzstan: Protecting the privacy and dignity of people living with HIV and AIDSFor the first time in Kyrgyzstan, a court case legally upheld the human rights of a person living with HIV. It was possible because the Government, advised by UNDP, had adopted a new AIDS Law to protect people with HIV and AIDS.

  • Launch of New Pilot Fellowship on Democratic GovernanceLaunch of New Pilot Fellowship on Democratic Governance

  • Legal Aid Service in GeorgiaLegal Aid Service in GeorgiaThe Legal Aid Service is part of a sweeping package of judicial reforms that began in the wake of Georgia’s 2003 Rose Revolution.

  • Local Governance in CambodiaLocal Governance in CambodiaFew countries have faced such monumental challenges as Cambodia following the Khmer Rouge regime. Shattered infrastructure, hundreds of thousands of displaced persons and limited subnational governance capacity remained barriers to stability long after the 1993 elections.

  • Spotlight on YouthSpotlight on Youth

  • The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Municipalities cooperate to deliver better servicesThe former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: Municipalities cooperate to deliver better services

  • Young Palestinians prepare for politicsYoung Palestinians prepare for politicsA UNDP project is helping teen and young adult Palestinians to set up a simulated parliament, participate in democratic elections and express their opinions.

Spotlight on Youth
Engaging Youth in Development

The UNDP Youth Strategy offers key entry points for systematic and coordinated action to support youth within an increasingly complex development context for their social, economic and political development.

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