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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.  


An epic trail comes to life in the Balkans

The Via Dinarica spans seven countries, fueling a booming tourist industry and cross-cultural understanding.  


Building social bonds in Jordan

UNDP backs an initiative which addresses the economic and social needs of women.  


New approaches to address forced displacement

Broader partnerships are needed to end forced displacement and to prevent it from occurring in the first place.  


Frugal innovation offers an opportunity to democratize electricity

How a remote Vanuatu island is revolutionizing solar energy.  


"For the first time we are making plans for the future."

How women in Sri Lanka are creating a secure future for themselves and their community.  


Harnessing the power of business to advocate for change

Consumers are now more than ever likely to expect companies to act in socially responsibly ways.  


Digital Livelihoods for People on the Move

This research, commissioned as part of the Migrant Union initiative, examines the nexus of forced dis¬placement, the changing nature of work, and liveli¬hoods. It examined whether specific …  


Powering change in Vanuatu

A tiny South Pacific island gets a new lease on life with solar energy.  


No development without safety for all

How the SDGs address violence against women.  

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