Tilagus – latin word for a bay that looks like three connected lakes. In Croatian – Telašćica Nature Park!Aug 8, 2016As we wrote in June, UNDP-GEF project PARCS in cooperation with National Geographic Croatia presents all nineteen protected areas - National Parks and Nature Parks in Croatia with a series of stories.
Better Together – Social Inclusion of Roma in CroatiaJun 30, 2016The Project that has been implemented by UNDP is completed, but this does not mean the end for activities we have supported, initiated or strengthened! Our main partners, actors and beneficiaries are citizens of Roma background from two counties Sisak –Moslavina and Međimurje. They were included in planning different interventions, executions of small community actions, mobile team activities and a number of cultural and educational events. They were also included in the activities of social and school cooperatives.
UNDP-GEF project PARCS and National Geographic CroatiaJun 15, 2016Stories and pictures, from month to month, from one park to another– join us on this splendid journey through the nature of Croatian Parks!
Roundtable and Workshop: Green Energy in the Ownership of Citizens, Green Cooperatives and Local CommunityApr 19, 2016UNDP Croatia is organising a roundtable and a workshop “Green Energy in the Property of Citizens, Green Cooperatives and Local Community”. The event will gather representatives of local and national government, 10 energy cooperatives, the Ethical bank and organisations focused on topics of sustainable development in Croatia, with a goal to present possible solutions for active inclusion of citizens and green cooperatives in the energy transition.
Middle class in Eastern Europe and Central Asia tripled in size since 2001Feb 9, 2016The middle class in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia swelled from about 33 million people in 2001 to 90 million in 2013, a new study from the U.N. Development Programme (UNDP) shows.
Renewable Solutions for Green villages in the ‘stans’Feb 8, 2016We asked ourselves “How to bring energy access to rural Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic?” Of course, the energy would have to be green and renewable as it provides immediate solution for electricity access. So we invited energy experts and decision makers from these two countries in November 2015 for a study tour to Croatia to work on possible solutions.
UNDP Croatia wishes you happiness, peace and prosperity in 2016!Dec 22, 2015Small but loud, UNDP Croatia team wishes you peace, prosperity and happiness in 2016 withs lots of sunshine to power the future we want to all!
Parks of Croatia – a practical guide for all visitors and nature loversDec 22, 2015The Parks of Croatia brochure, is a practical guide to the Croatian protected areas - the eight national and eleven nature parks. Each one is unique in its natural beauty and features, but equally valuable, which is confirmed by about 2.7 million visitors who are attracted to them every year.
Educating experts to help victims of sexual violence in the warDec 10, 2015Experts who deal with the victims of sexual violence committed during the Homeland War started a three-day training organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia and the Ministry of War Veterans. The training started yesterday at the Clinical Hospital Centre in Zagreb with the aim to familiarize experts with the legal framework for the exercise of rights and consequences of violence and to give them concrete advice for better provision of psychosocial, medical and legal help to the victims.
About 1000 people living with HIV in CroatiaDec 1, 2015In Croatia, there are about 1,000 people living with HIV infection, of which about 250 people are affected by AIDS. Since 1985 when the first HIV cases were registered in Croatia, so far a total of 1300 persons are diagnosed with HIV infection, of which 220 patients have died, while 16 people this year, according to data from the Croatian Institute for Public Health published on the World AIDS Day which is celebrated annually on December 1.
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