As an international development communicator with a background in journalism, I have written my share of glossy development ‘success stories’. They typically begin with a glowing story of how one person’s life has improved thanks to a development project, and then we go on to say that this same project has helped X thousands of… Read more »
Posts By: Peter Serenyi
Peter Serenyi is editorial specialist for UNDP in Europe and Central Asia, leading a regional initiative to produce better storylines in new formats.
If you wanted to learn more about UNDP’s strategy – the issues and how we’re tackling them – in a particular country, how would you go about doing it? Look through the UNDP country office website? Read a bunch of reports? What you’re probably looking for is something that cuts through the dense jargon, the… Read more »
We are excited to announce that we are publishing a new paper today on trade and human development in Central Asia in both English and Russian! We believe the ideas and recommendations of the paper have the potential to influence major policy discussions within the five countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan)… Read more »
Despite rises in human development levels across Eastern Europe and Central Asia in recent years, countries of this region face a host of challenges, from ensuring the inclusion of those who are left out of society, to promoting more responsive governance, to addressing the effects of climate change. As development practitioners, here is our challenge:… Read more »