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20 Mar 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.
18 Mar 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.
11 Mar 2015
'Experience the PARK' - we are looking for the most beautiful photos of Croatian national and nature parks
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.
08 Mar 2015
Today is International Women’s Day, which this year is devoted to the theme, “Empower Women, Empower Humanity - Picture It!” Join me in supporting this call to fulfill the promises made in Beijing 20 years ago, and to realize a world in which every woman and girl has the opportunity to fulfill her potential and enjoy equal rights and status.
05 Mar 2015
Knowing the fact around one million men work abroad, and that Tajikistan have incredible 300+ sunny days a year, we came up with an idea to start a pilot projet to educate women who remain behind how to make DIY solar heating systems.
26 Feb 2015
The regional project 'Mapping initiatives for reconciliation in the Western Balkans' that originated in the past two decades has gathered a number of representatives from the public and civil sector in Zagreb who have been dealing with this issue as a part of their work.
24 Feb 2015
High-level policy discussion event “How can EU and third countries benefit from cooperation on renewable energy?” is being organised on March 3rd in the framework of the Intelligent Energy Europe project “Bringing Europe and Third Countries Closer together through Renewable Energies”.
29 Jan 2015
Electric energy for all public buildings is purchased through the public procurement. In Koprivnica they did everything they can to preserve the environment and at the same time be more energy efficient – as from this year, electricity for the city hall, several other public buildings and public lighting comes from renewable energy sources.
29 Jan 2015
Thanks to the UNDP's project for the electrification of households in rural areas of Croatia, an access to electricity will be provided for the priority households through the independent systems that use renewable energy sources without connecting to the network.
02 Jan 2015
A range of energy and environmental experts from UNDP Europe and CIS gathered together with the representatives of the European Commission in Brussels on 10 -11 December to jointly explore the possibilities of cooperation in the sustainable energy field in the Western Balkans countries
15 Dec 2014
87 project ideas were presented for the less developed Croatian regions, which are eligible for financing from EU funds
The Ministry of Regional Development and EU funds and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia presented the main results of the project “Preparing grounds for the use of EU funds: creating a project database for the less developed areas of the Republic of Croatia.”, today in Zagreb. The project started in August 2013 and lasted 18 months.
11 Dec 2014
Mountains have an extremely important role in influencing global and regional climates and weather conditions. They cover around one-quarter of the earth's land surface and are home to 720 million people around the world. Indirectly, billions more living downstream also benefit from mountains.
07 Dec 2014
Better public transportation and cycling infrastructure, more jobs, and recycling are the things that are the most important for the citizens of Zagreb. Those are the key results of a survey that involved nearly 350 participants, and was conducted as part of the development of low-carbon vision for the City of Zagreb by 2050.
04 Dec 2014
Although many achievements have improved social inclusion of persons with disabilities and enhanced their human rights, this group still faces a number of challenges in the region of Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS).
01 Dec 2014
There are 1000 people with HIV in Croatia, of which 250 have AIDS, according to the latest data from the Croatian Public Health Institute introduced to mark World AIDS Day, December 1. With around 80 new cases of HIV infection per year, Croatia is still a country with a low prevalence of HIV/AIDS. The aim is to emphasize the importance of early diagnosis of the HIV infection to ensure successful treatment and to prevent further spread of the infection.
21 Nov 2014
To mark the World AIDS Day, December 1, a number of organizations and institutions from Croatia, including the UN Theme group on HIV/AIDS launched a national campaign „Knowledge wins“, to underline the importance of timely HIV testing.
14 Nov 2014
While the EU and Croatia import over 30 percent of their energy from Russia, Germany exports just as much energy produced from renewable sources owned by citizens. While China prohibits the use of coal, must Croatia's energy future depend on fossil fuels, or can the energy come from solar and wind power that we have in abundance, and is it in our hands?
14 Nov 2014
On the banks of Sava in Zagreb there have recently been interactive bicycle sculptures on which citizens can pedal installed, and in that way self-produce electricity to light up part of the bank.
04 Nov 2014
The project „The Synergetic Social System“ aimed at contributing to building a better and more efficient social protection system in Croatia based on the data collected on all programs of social benefits at the level of local and regional self-governments was presented on October 30 in Zagreb. The project is implemented by the Ministry of Social Policy and Youth in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia.
03 Nov 2014
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Croatia and the Vukovar-Srijem County signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the cooperation in preparation and implementation of the disaster risk reduction projects and activities in Vukovar on October 31. The Memorandum is designed to establish principles for future cooperation in order to prevent disasters and new losses in the county, and further improve disaster prevention activities.
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- The people of Odisha in India are no stranger to disaster. They have lived through recurring natural disasters which killed thousands,caused repeated homelessness and destroyed decades of development growth. Today, after years of hard work invested in disaster risk reduction and emergency response trainings and planning, the people of Odisha are confident they will be ready for the next big storm. UNDP in India 3 hours ago
- Each year the 257 Family Courts across Egypt see up to a million cases filed each year, almost 80 percent of them by women.The most vulnerable are illiterate women facing domestic violence to alimony and inheritance disputes. UNDP Egypt is helping vulnerable people, especially women, navigate the country's justice system. Since 2008, 32 legal aid offices offering free services were established around the country, and have addressed 45,674 cases, 74% of which were brought by women. 22 hours ago
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