Closing the Gap: Hope and justice to the wartime victims of sexual violence in CroatiaJul 27, 2015 The work of UNDP Croatia to provide support and compensation to the victims of sexual violence during Homeland War was featured in the report Closing the gap: An overview of UNDP results in gender equality in Europe and the CIS, as one of initiatives that prompted the eradication of sexual and gender-based violence in the region.
Busa – a cow for all seasonsJul 16, 2015The indigenous breeds of Busa cattle are extremely adapted on karst landscapes, while its cultivation requires a minimum investment as Busha can be out there in summer and winter despite the food scarcity. While at the beginning of the last century there were about a million of them at local pastures, that number has declined and until recently amounted to only about 300 heads of Busa cattle.
Good energy travels to the East: Cooperation between Croatian experts and colleagues from Eastern countries in the field of energy efficiencyJul 14, 2015Croatian experience and the results of decades of work on increasing energy efficiency and systematic energy management in buildings are highlighted as an example of successful practice and they attract attention and interest of colleagues in other countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
MDGs produced most successful anti-poverty movement in history: UN reportJul 6, 2015The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have produced the most successful anti-poverty movement in history and will serve as a springboard for the new sustainable development agenda to be adopted this year, according to the final MDG report launched today by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
UNDP-GEF Annual Performance Report: Advancing the Sustainable Development AgendaJun 23, 2015The seventh UNDP-GEF Annual Performance Report marks an expansion of the scope of projects included in the report in order to provide a more comprehensive picture of the portfolio of projects managed by the UNDP-GEF Unit.
Joint action to prevent the risk of floodingJun 10, 2015 After the catastrophic floods that struck Croatia in May last year, causing human losses and enormous material damage, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia started the one-year project „Immediate response to the floods in Croatia in 2014“.
The Ostrog Primary School – first energy independent school in Croatia Jun 5, 2015In the Ostrog Primary School, on World Environment Day, which is celebrated today, work began on the installation of 22 kW solar power plant on the school's roof that will make this elementary school the first school that produces all the electrical energy it consumes.
UNDP takes part in the European Development Days and Green Week Jun 3, 2015This week, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will participate in ‘European Development Days’ and ‘Green Week’ – events starting today in Brussels that focus on European nations’ engagement on development cooperation and environment policy issues.
Enhancing Participation of Western Balkan Countries in UN Peacekeeping Operations Jun 3, 2015The regional roundable on Enhancing Participation of Western Balkan Countries in UN Peacekeeping Operations co-hosted by the Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Ministries of Defense (MoD); Foreign Affairs (MFA) and Security (MoS) together with the Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in BiH, is a continuation of the Belgrade high-level regional roundtable “Being a Peacekeeper” held in October 2014 and co-organized by SEESAC.
SEESAC partakes in The Future of Development Aid in Europe conferenceMay 15, 2015On 15 May 2015 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, SEESAC took part in a conference on The Future of Development Aid in Europe, organized by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia.
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