The United Nations Aral Sea Programme has responded to the communities request. Here is the story of a succesful project that paved a path toward the development of the region. more
Senat Demiri lives in Shuto Orizari, one of the most economically deprived areas of Skopje. As many other entrepreneurs, here is how he made his way out of poverty. more
Within the highly complex issue that is poverty one big porblem persists: Poverty analysis is backwardly focused. To put it bluntly, we can measure how it happened, but it is very difficult to measure it as it happens. more
The official unemployment rate in Albania is around 13 percent, while youth unemployment is twice as high. The discussions on the post-2015 development agenda identified various important issues. more
Projects and Initiatives
Did you know that an estimated 35 percent of people in the region are excluded from society? Find out how UNDP is working with national partners to make sure people are included in economic life, have access to social services, and are part of their communities.
Promoting trade for people in Central Asia, South Caucasus,and Western CIS to help alleviate poverty
Roma are the most marginalized ethnic minority in the region, with many living in poverty, with high unemployment and and lack of access to basic social services. UNDP is working with Roma communities and national partners to help address this pressing challenge.
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