EU - UNDP partnership in the field

Here you will find some stories from the field to illustrate the partnership of UNDP and EU in the area of Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding.

  • Seamstress stitches together a secure future
    Jul 24, 2015

    Rukhsana, 40, lives in the Malikyar village in District Haripur with her husband and four children. When her husband was laid off from a local factory, they relied on the support of their extended family. As a result, Rukhsana decided to become financially independent and started sewing clothes for her neighbours.

  • Street children in China supported by UNDP-EU
  • Support to the further implementation of local administration reform in Turkey
    Jul 24, 2015

    Local administration reform initiatives of Turkey stands in the midst of the robust reform agenda of the Government of Turkey, with an aim of strengthening the basis for citizen-centered service delivery with an increased responsiveness to the expectations and needs of the disadvantaged groups, improved efficiency, effectiveness, transparency and accountability in the public administration system, last but not least for reinforced grounds for pluralistic and participatory democratic order.

  • The resilient women of Syria

    Aisha fled with her husband and their five children from the devastating conditions in Aleppo and took refuge at a shelter in Tartous governorate, Syria. At the beginning, Aisha and her family lived in a very small room that they barely fit in and their living conditions were devastating.

  • Through cultural heritage, EU and UNDP bring Cypriots across borders together
    Sep 2, 2016

    Christina Pavlou Solomi Patsia is a former Greek Cypriot resident of the Komi Kebir/Buyukkonuk village, where UNDP recently finished restoring the Agios Afksentios Church.

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