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UNDP and European Investment Bank identify effective digital response to COVID-19 in Africa

EIB, UNDP and BearingPoint have analysed the impact of COVID-19 with policy makers and business leaders across Africa and identified digital solutions that can be shared to strengthen resilience and…  


Connecting cities for global health

The platform Cities for Global Health provides first-hand experiences on how local governments across the globe are dealing with this crisis.  


UNDP: Governments must lead fight against coronavirus misinformation and disinformation

Governments must step up to lead the fight against a growing tide of false, inflammatory and misleading information that threatens to worsen the already severe impacts of the virus, according to UNDP  


Afghan students in Kazakhstan take up online learning as COVID-19 shutters universities

The €2 mln EU grant aims to provide higher educational opportunities for Afghan women, who face longstanding and entrenched barriers to education and employment compared to their male counterparts…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide would reduce by more than two-thirds the number of children currently not…  


COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities among countries in ability to cope and recover

Indicators such as the level of poverty, healthcare capacity, access to internet and social protection can portray how severe the effects of the COVID-19 crisis might be in each of 189 countries.  


COVID-19: Young entrepreneurs in Libya provide online educational solutions

Millions of schoolchildren worldwide are learning from home these days, and educators are striving to ensure that learning continues. Like in most of the countries in the Arab world, in Libya, the…  


Covid-19: EU and UNDP assist Georgian businesses to prevent, manage and resolve disputes

Online dispute resolution promotes a healthy business environment and helps companies survive the crisis  


Toymaker shifts production to visors to help frontline workers fight COVID-19 in Moldova

When Igor Hincu founded a company making toys eight years ago, he had no idea he’d be saving lives with his production.  


As Coronavirus forces online learning, a project with Syrian refugees in Turkey might already set an example

Funded by the European Union and in partnership with Turkey’s Ministry of Education, this learning project plans to provide 52,000 Syrians between ages 18 to 57 with good quality Turkish language…  

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