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What's happening to the middle class in Eastern Europe?

A look at the trends in income disparity since the fall of the Berlin Wall.  


Thinking outside the (Climate) Box

Helping young leaders to take climate action.  


Justice for all - translating commitment to action

Reviewing SDG 16 and what it truly means to achieve justice for all.  


How landmines hinder development

On International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, a look at the way landmines further hold back already poor communities.  


Indigenous communities: Advocates in providing clean water for all

Indigenous peoples remain disproportionately affected by water insecurity and they suffer frequent violations to their water rights.  


Women forge peace along the Kyrgyz-Tajik border

As conflict brewed between their two countries, neighbours Kurbanova and Avezova stopped talking to each other at first, but soon they realized that they needed a different approach.  



UNDP, partners to chart roadmap for tackling violent extremism in Central Asia

Combatting the rise of violent extremism in Central Asia and beyond will require long-term measures that include creating life opportunities for young people and a chance to serve and shape the future…  


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.  


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