Step aside, Pokemon Go: Moldova goes Mega to fight climate change


Filed under: Climate change Development 2.0

The economic losses of Moldova related to natural disasters are almost 61 million USD. The disastrous droughts of 2007 and 2012 affected over 70 per cent of the territory of the country. They were also historically the most severe droughts in the entire instrumental record period. Though the intensity and frequency of such disasters are expected… Read more »

Introducing… Nicosia is Calling: Games for peace in Cyprus


Filed under: Development 2.0 Peace and security Social inclusion Social innovation

As many of you know, one of the many exciting interactive tools that will be hosted by Mahallae is “Nicosia is Calling,” a game for students aged eight to 14. The game combines history and learning about the city of Nicosia, its rich cultural heritage and its multicultural past, while imagining the city in the… Read more »

JashtarCamp 2013: Youth and technology for peace in Kyrgyzstan


Filed under: Central Asia Development 2.0 Human rights and rule of law Peace and security Social inclusion Social innovation

Last month we celebrated World Youth at the fifth annual youth conference Jashtar Camp 2013, which brought together more than 1,000 young people from across Kyrgyzstan to discuss technology and peace. Jashtar Camp (meaning “youth camp” in the Kyrgyz language) 2013, supported by UNDP in Kyrgyzstan among other partners, was held in four locations across the… Read more »