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  • Learn more about e-declaration with this free online course Mar 16, 2018

    With nearly 1 million Ukrainian officials required to report their income and assets, this updated online course, developed by the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) with UNDP’s support, is to help understand the nuts and bolts of filling in a disclosure form and leverage the power of the newly introduced e-declaration system that has already marked a year anniversary.

  • Innovative medicine for treatment of people with Mucopolysaccharidosis was delivered in Ukraine Mar 2, 2018

    The shipment of Elosulfase alpha, worth 120 million Hryvnia, was delivered to Okhmatdyt Hospital. This is the first time that Ukraine with budget funds buys medicines for patients with IVA type of this disease, who previously did not receive efficient treatment. Patients with this diagnosis should receive therapy throughout their lifetime.

  • Over 70 small businesses get UNDP support in eastern Ukraine in 2017 Feb 26, 2018

    The winners of UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Business Grants Contest have received up to USD 10,000 to launch, recover or develop their businesses. During the winter 2017-2018, they signed grant contracts in Severodonetsk, Kramatorsk and Mariupol.

  • UNDP is committed to continue support for anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine; encouraged by the appreciation expressed by NACP Feb 16, 2018

    UNDP has been supporting the ongoing anti-corruption reforms in Ukraine since 2014, with a focus on innovation for transparency and integrity. UNDP is a long-standing partner of the Government of Ukraine in implementing reforms. While the Government and the respective state bodies and institutions lead the process and set priorities, UNDP recognizes that a substantial reduction of corruption, as required by the Global Agenda 2030, will only be possible with a prominent role of civil society and the necessary awareness and attitudes among the general public.

  • Students lead peer-to-peer discussions on creating universally designed public spaces Feb 16, 2018

    Over 200 students from seven Kyiv universities have learnt about the universal design and discussed the possibilities of using these principles in their future jobs. All of them were participants of the workshop Creating the World Comfortable for All, organized by UNDP in Ukraine. 22 final-years-students at the Kyiv-Mohyla University’s School of Social Work who had had a special training on universal design were sharing their knowledge with peers.

  • Play takes audience on journey from disrespect and condemnation to tolerance and friendship Feb 12, 2018

    The play “He Is My Sister” featuring Ukrainian theatre stars Anatoly Khostikoyev and Volodymyr Horyansky, was performed in in Kramatorsk and Severodonetsk on Feb. 9-10 respectively, giving a fresh perspective on social stereotypes and showing the fundamental essence of human relationships that are masked by incredulity and scandal.

  • Shelter for violence survivors opens in Sloviansk Feb 8, 2018

    A shelter to give social and psychological assistance to women who have suffered from violence or ill-treatment has opened in Sloviansk, Donetsk Oblast. The facility will be a safe place for women who have suffered from various forms of gender-based violence, where they can temporarily stay to receive the psychological, social and legal support they need to restore their own inner strengths and make decisions about their future lives.

  • Citizens’ Advisory Bureau helps conflict-affected people get back on their feet Feb 1, 2018

    A story of resilience in the face of blows of fate. An elderly women from Chermalyk village, Donetsk region affected by the conflict, manage to revive her sheep farm with assistance from сitizens’ advisory bureau supported by the UNDP and the governments of Sweden and Switzerland.

  • A network of hubs lets civil society flourish across Ukraine Feb 1, 2018

    Watch the videos about CSO-hubs for civil society development in the regions. The SCO network was supported by UNDP as part of a program to support civil society at the local level. In 2018 network will expand from 9 to 15 civil society organizations.

  • Online learning platform breaks the record: anti-corruption course gained unprecedented popularity Jan 26, 2018

    A Conflict of Interest: Need to Know! online course, hosted on the Prometheus e-learning platform, set a world record. An unprecedented 39% of users have successfully completed the online course, which was launched on 9 December 2017 to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day.

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