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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…  


EU-funded helpline in Fiji provides counseling to people on Covid-19

Empower Pacific helpline responds to people’s stress and anxieties under the current nationwide response to COVID-19 undertaken by the Government of Fiji. Empower Pacific is one of the partner civil…  


EU – UNDP partnership creates an entirely new energy sector in Moldova

Almost 200,000 people benefit from affordable and clean energy produced in the Republic of Moldova.  



Moldova's honey production gets a boost

The Civirjic family from the southern part of the Republic of Moldova has spent years working abroad until they decided to return home. To earn their living, they started a bee farm with support from…  


Bringing Garyounis Clinic in Benghazi back to life

A EU-UNDP initiative is renovating Garyounis Clinic, severely damaged during the conflict in Libya.  


Overcoming disability to build new livelihoods

When Masta Jan was a child, he contracted polio. After recovering from the severe illness, he discovered that he could not walk unaided. Living in Khyber Agency in Pakistan’s Federally Administered…  


New Year, new approach, new UNDP

UNDP is starting 2018 with a fresh focus and vision. This approach is laid out in the new Strategic Plan, which takes effect on January 1st and is the blueprint for the evolution of its work over the…  


Justice for Bangladesh’s poorest communities

“If it wasn’t for the Village Court, it would not have been possible to recover my assets through any other means,” said Pabitra Bala, a 65-year-old widow from central Bangladesh.  


A future in sight: UNDP-EU initiative helped a visually-impaired man come home

UNDP’s Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Programme was able to help visually-challenged Khil Bahadur from Sindhupalchowk acquire both his identity papers and a roof over his head after the…  

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