UNDP-EU partnership: stories from the field

Here you will find stories that illustrate the partnership between UNDP and the Europan Union in the field. Given that our partnership covers 140 countries and spans over a decade, these stories represent just a fraction of what we do together. They are however important as they show what difference our partnership makes in the lives of people. They show how we help empower people and support the building of resilient nations.

Our Stories

  • Nipping crime in the bud
    Jul 24, 2015

    Nazma Ahmed was thrown off the land she was leasing to grow grain and not given back her deposit of Tk 20,000. Her case wasn’t resolved by the village elders. In the months she waited for the village elders to take action she, her mother and her daughter went hungry, she explains.

  • EUBAM
    Jul 24, 2015

    The EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine – fully funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP - contributes to the delivery of good quality border and customs services to the citizens and companies of Moldova, Ukraine and the European Union.

  • BOMCA
    Jul 24, 2015

    In Central Asia, effective border control is important for security reasons and for promoting legitimate trade and transit. One of the largest UNDP-EU programmes in Central Asia, -BOMCA - is a complex, multifaceted programme, assisting five Central Asian countries – Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with border management.

  • Cambodian women get a new lease of life
    Jul 24, 2015

    Kong Theara beamed broadly when she was handed a seaming machine as a special prize for graduating at the top of her sewing class. “I don’t think I will be poor anymore in the future,” Kong Theara, 22, said.

  • Sri Lanka: Economic development helps improve people’s life
    Jul 24, 2015

    Under the EU-funded Support to District Development Programme (EU-SDDP), 25 government officers including Hasmath from the Puttalam District, were provided with a certified training in Entrepreneurship Development, designed and facilitated by UNDP.

  • Gaming the education system in Bolivia
    Jul 24, 2015

    Using video games in schools is an extra motivation for students, a tool with great potential to enhance their learning as "the best way to learn is by playing". When their first child was born in 2000, Rafael Rodriguez and Ada Soliz, the founders of the company Peke, decided their children will grow up playing and learning.

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