EU - UNDP partnership in the field

Here you will find some stories from the field to illustrate the partnership of UNDP and EU in the area of Sustainable Development.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    The Bandabuliya (Old Market) in Cyprus renovated thanks to the EU funds by UNDP-PFF in 2006 has now reopened as a Women Cultural Center. The project called ‘’When Tradition Meets Innovation’’ was founded on this very principle of empowering local women.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    Have you ever thought that a community center can be a turning point in your life? Ask Manjola. She is a divorced mother of three children, living in Berat, Albania. Challenges are enormous because she lacks education, qualification and faces stigma because she is Roma. Luckily, she has a job in a supermarket.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    Dulari is a beneficiary of the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme, aimed at expanding financial services to low-income, rural and vulnerable populations in the Pacific Islands, including Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu. The initiative is a joint venture by UNDP, EU and other partners.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    Using video games in schools is an extra motivation for students, a tool with great potential to enhance their learning as "the best way to learn is by playing". When their first child was born in 2000, Rafael Rodriguez and Ada Soliz, the founders of the company Peke, decided their children will grow up playing and learning.

  • In Georgia, UNDP, EU and other partners equip youth for careers
    Jul 24, 2015

    With the support of UNDP, EU and other partners, Georgia is strengthening its system of professional education, ensuring that thousands of young people are equipped with the knowledge and experience to compete in the labour market.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    “Blueberry farming was new in our village. People were doubtful when we started. But now, as they see our field blooming, they feel much keener to follow our example,” “says Tengiz Mikeladze from the remote village Buturauli.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    The reconstruction works for both the admission department and the intensive care department for children, as well as for the maternity of the Rybnita District Hospital were carried out with the financial support of the EU-UNDP Support to Confidence Building Measures Programme.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    Going to school was never a real possibility for the children in the Bangladesh village of Alutila, a remote hamlet that houses a smattering of villages in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. With the UNDP-EU support 300 community-run schools and 700 teachers are improving enrollment and attendance rates in the CHT.

  • Jul 24, 2015

    Under the EU-funded Support to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP), 25 government officers including Hasmath from the Puttalam District, were provided with a certified training in Entrepreneurship Development, designed and facilitated by UNDP.

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