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  • Earthquake in Nepal: Donate to help survivors May 4, 2015

    On 25 April, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal and northern India. Over 15 powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal within 24-hours after the initial impact. The earthquake is the worst disaster to hit Nepal since the 1934 earthquake.

  • A new project for the brighter future of Roma in Croatia Apr 30, 2015

    Six Croatian counties with the largest number of Roma population will get valuable tools based on data which will enable them to make better policies, measures, activities and will also provide solutions to social problems that the Roma minority face in their everyday life.

  • UNDP in Zadar presented the book Traditional varieties and breeds of Dalmatia Apr 27, 2015

    The publication Traditional varieties and breeds of Dalmatia presented today in Zadar represents the first comprehensive inventory of agricultural biodiversity of Dalmatia, its traditional plant species, varieties and breeds that have economic value and have been proved to be very important for the life of the people in this area over the centuries.

  • Applications Open for the free Crowdfunding Academy Apr 23, 2015

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and social enterprise BRODOTO are organizing the Crowdfunding Academy and therefore are inviting associations, cooperatives, municipalities and cities, start-up companies, entrepreneurs, craftsmen and all citizens with interesting and innovative projects to apply for free educations on crowdfunding by May 15, 2015.

  • Earth Day 2015: It’s our turn to lead Apr 22, 2015

    As a global community, we have the opportunity to make 2015 a turning point in human history. This can be the year our children and grandchildren will remember as when we chose to build a sustainable and resilient future – both for Mother Earth and all those that development has until now left behind. Let us seize this historic opportunity together.

  • Evaluation of key national Roma integration documents in Croatia Apr 10, 2015

    Roma and representatives of key ministries discussed the findings of an independent midterm evaluation of the National Roma Inclusion Strategy 2013 to 2020(NRIS) and the related Action Plan 2013 to 2015.

  • World Autism Awareness Day 2015 – “Employment: The Autism Advantage” Apr 2, 2015

    On World Autism Awareness Day, let us join forces to create the best possible conditions for those with autism, so that they can make their own contribution to a future that is fair and sustainable for all.

  • Nature of Croatia - Capital for the Future Mar 20, 2015

    The survey conducted in 2013 in Croatia pointed out that the support of the public for nature conservation is at a high level (over 60% of respondents pointed out that Croatia’s conserved nature is of the largest value to them); however, it also made it clear that there is a need for further education on the matter, which is also the purpose of this publication.

  • [New publication] Study of freshwater ecosystem services in Croatia Mar 18, 2015

    The Study of Freshwater Ecosystem Services in Croatia should provide information about the importance of freshwater ecosystems to society in Croatia, based not only on their biodiversity, but also on other benefits (ecosystem services) that they provide to society – drinking water, wood, fish, game animals, flood protection, nutrient and carbon cycle stabilization, sediment retention, tourism, and art inspiration.

  • 'Experience the PARK' - we are looking for the most beautiful photos of Croatian national and nature parks Mar 11, 2015

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia invites all in love with nature and photography to submit their images to the photo contest ‘Experience the PARK'. With the given theme, the aim of the contest is to draw attention to the unique world of Croatian national and nature parks, the richness of their diversity as well as the unprecedented natural beauty and cultural heritage.