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  • 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.

  • COP21: For a zero-carbon, sustainable futureNov 30, 2015From 30 November to 11 December, governments will convene in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to agree on a new global climate change agreement. A universal agreement that covers all countries, developed and developing, the COP21 climate deal will serve as the starting point for a long-term effort to stop global temperatures from rising more than¬ 2°C (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit).

  • UN rights expert calls all States to establish a ‘Femicide Watch’Nov 30, 2015The United Nations Special Rapporteur on violence against women, its causes and consequences, Dubravka Šimonović, urged last week all States to focus on prevention of gender-related killing of women by establishing a 'Femicide Watch'.

  • It's time to end violence against women and girls!Nov 25, 2015Violence against women occurs on every continent and in every country, making it one of the most pervasive human rights violations around the world. The statistics are disheartening: 1 in 3 women worldwide have experienced physical or sexual violence, mostly by an intimate partner.

  • Every third woman will be a victim of violenceNov 25, 2015Since 1999, by the decision of the United Nations, 25 November is celebrated as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It is also a reminder how women and girls around the world are facing violence in its many forms on the daily basis. This day is celebrated as a day of remembrance of the murder of the Mirabal sisters during the dictatorship in the Dominican Republic in 1960.

  • Učka Nature Park – brings together Istria and the mainland of CroatiaOct 29, 2015The mountains of Učka and Ćićarija are different in terms of relief, but they form an integral mountain chain, separated by the mountain pass of Poklon. Rising along the coast of the northern Adriatic, Učka brings together the peninsula of Istria and the mainland of Croatia. A separation line between diverse landscapes, a mountain with the origin of its name still shrouded in mystery, it is a loved and appreciated destination.

  • Crowdfunding Academy goes global!Oct 29, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia together with the UNDP Innovation Facility, the Istanbul Regional Hub and 12 countries around the world will explore the possibilities of innovative financial models: crowdfunding, bitcoins, cryptocurrencies, mobile paying… just to name a few. The project is supported by the generous donation of the Government of Denmark.

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