Press releases
  • Ukraine efforts to restore governance and reconciliation in eastern regions receive additional boost from the EU May 27, 2016

    The European Union grants an additional EUR 10-million financial support in a bid to strengthen the positive developments already achieved to date by UNDP-Ukraine’s programme for the “Restoration of Governance and Reconciliation in Crisis-Affected Communities of Ukraine”. The programme will focus on local government reform, gender-responsive recovery and improved service delivery.

  • EU-funded initiative to support open and secure borders between Armenia and Georgia May 17, 2016

    A truck scanner worth GEL 3.3 million (USD 1.5 million) has been installed at the Sadakhlo Border Crossing Point between Armenia and Georgia. The scanner provides a reliable means of inspecting cargo ensuring the manifest verification, accurate tariff collection and identification of illegal goods.

  • EU and UNDP promote confidence building through cultural protection in Kosovo Apr 28, 2016

    The European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched a project which aims to build confidence through cultural protection in Kosovo.

  • EU supports renovation of schools on the left bank of the Nistru river Apr 22, 2016

    Over 800 children on the left bank of the Nistru River in the Republic of Moldova will get access to education in modern and safe conditions with the European Union's financial support aimed at renovating the schools in Nezavertailovca, Hlinaia and Chitcani villages through the UNDP-implemented “Support to Confidence Building Measures” Programme.

  • EU and UNDP discuss challenges and priorities for regional action in Central Africa Apr 21, 2016

    he United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union (EU) held a policy dialogue today with the participation of the principal regional organizations for Central Africa - the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) and the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC). The dialogue focused on key security, stabilization and development challenges and priorities in Central Africa, as well as the actions needed to deliver on effective regional level response, led locally and supported by the international community.

  • EU and UNDP renew partnership on electoral assistance Apr 15, 2016

    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark and European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica met today to reaffirm the long-standing partnership on electoral assistance. They signed the revised European Commission-UNDP Electoral Assistance Guidelines, which aim to enhance the EC-UNDP collaboration on electoral assistance on the ground.

  • EU-supported initiative helps boost Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction implementation in Africa Apr 12, 2016

    As southern African countries deal with the effects of El Nino and prepare for La Nina, representatives of disaster risk management authorities in the sub-region convened this week to kick off a risk knowledge programme focused on how to measure losses caused by disasters, to help inform policy and development planning.

  • Vast EU-funded programme to demine and increase surveillance along the Turkey’s eastern borders Apr 4, 2016

    Marking the UN’s International Day for Mine Awareness, Turkey’s Defense Ministry and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) launched today a vast programme of demining and increased surveillance along the country’s eastern borders.

  • EU Flood Recovery Programme to build resilient communities in Macedonia Apr 4, 2016

    The Programme, funded in the amount of 10 million euros, has been designed to help the country overcome the damage caused by flooding in 2015 and to reconstruct and upgrade the country’s flood prevention infrastructure over the next two and a half years.

  • International Day of Happiness in Brussels calls for climate action Mar 21, 2016

    The International Day of Happiness was marked on Sunday in Brussels through an event with the participation of Red, the hero of the “Angry Birds” mobile game and upcoming movie, who was appointed by the United Nations as Honorary Ambassador for Green to inspire climate action toward a sustainable and happier future for all.

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