World Water Day: Czech-UNDP Partnership supports water projects in Ethiopia

World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, celebrates water and raises ...

Plan your trip to Moldova in 2023

Invest Moldova Agency launched in 2021 the campaign Moldova: a place to find yourself. The main ...

International Women´s Day 2023

International Women´s Day was officially recognized by the United Nations in 1977. The purpose of ...

How to detect road damage with a smart solution?

An interview with Mr. Robert Pinkas - CEO of Czech company VisionCraft. Within the Czech-UNDP ...

How to use biogas for sustainable development in Zambia?

An interview with Mr. Patrick Francis Kapila from the Czech University of Chemistry and Technology ...

New Challenge Fund projects for 2022/2023

Each year, Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs supports around 12 projects within the Challenge Fund modality. ...

Equalize the treatment of HIV – World AIDS Day 2022

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is to remember all the ...

Czech SDGs Awards 2022 – LIAZ Exploration

Photo credit Petr Klapper In October, the Czech SDG Awards honored sustainable projects and strategies ...

How to tackle food waste?

Reducing food losses and waste is essential in a world where the number of people ...

LIAZ Exploration – new possibilities for cooperation in Ethiopia

As another round of Challenge Fund projects wrap up, we have some exciting developments of ...

Expertise on Demand: Protected Landscapes in Georgia

Czech-UNDP Partnership supports two different modalities. Apart from Challenge Fund, Partnership supports a second modality ...

First information about 2022 Challenge Fund – Call for Applications

All applications are collected and we are excited to share the results with you! Overall, ...

Cambodia – Czech Challenge Fund 2022

As there is a currently an open call for applications for Czech Challenge Fund 2022, ...

Moldova – Czech Challenge Fund 2022

As there is a currently an open call for applications for Czech Challenge Fund 2022, ...

Zambia – Czech Challenge Fund 2022

As there is a currently an open call for applications for Czech Challenge Fund 2022, ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Czech Challenge Fund 2022

As there is a currently an open call for applications for Czech Challenge Fund 2022, ...

Ethiopia – Czech Challenge Fund 2022

As there is a currently an open call for applications for Czech Challenge Fund 2022, ...

Georgia – Czech Challenge Fund 2022

As there is a currently an open call for applications for Czech Challenge Fund 2022, ...

Challenge Fund 2022: Applications are open!

We are happy to announce that the 2022 Call for Proposals for the Challenge Fund of the Czech-UNDP Partnership ...

Dalších 10 dílů podcastu Globálně Spolu je venku!

Czech-UNDP Partnership dlouhodobě podporuje různorodé projekty v šesti prioritních zemích. I proto jsme rádi, že ...

Upcycling Challenge – practice of upcycling in the fashion industry in Bosnia and Herzegovina lives on

Waste is generally one of the most significant environmental issues in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since ...

News of Czech-UNDP Partnership for 2022

Last month took place an annual Project Board meeting to discuss further direction of Czech-UNDP ...

Organic methods of production open new possibilities for Georgian tea

Tea is the world’s most consumed drink, after water. To celebrate the importance of tea, ...

Part 2 – World Creativity and Innovation Day – progress of the current Challenge Fund projects

Today is the United Nation´s World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise the awareness of ...

World Creativity and Innovation Day – progress of the current Challenge Fund projects

The United Nations designated 21 April as World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise the ...

Challenge Fund from Local Partner’s Perspective: Herd Book Maintenance Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Two years ago, the Challenge Fund supported the Herd Book Maintenance for Income Diversification of ...
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DOT Glasses: Creating a low-cost eyeglasses distribution network in Ethiopia

Poor vision impacts at least 2,2 billion people around the world and some 1 billion ...

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Co dělají české drony v Etiopii, jak fungují “chytrá města” a jak se pracovalo Nesehnutí ...

Looking Back at 2021: Czech-UNDP Partnership Turns 3 Years Old

2021 was a year that brought new things to all of us. From UNDP Istanbul ...

December 11: World Mountain Day and Czech solutions for SDGs

The theme of this year's International Mountain Day (IMD) is sustainable mountain tourism. From the ...
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Using drones to locate new water sources in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia’s shallow water sources are becoming scarce and polluted, alternative water supplies sources need ...
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České drony pomáhají při hledání hlubinných vodních kapes v Etiopii

Etiopie bojuje s nedostatkem vody. Existující zdroje se stále zmenšují a mnohé jsou znečištěné. Česká ...
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World AIDS Day and CHARITA’s Challenge Fund Project in Georgia

December 1 marks the World AIDS Day. Forty years since the first AIDS cases were ...
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What makes city a „Smart City“?

An interview with Mr. Lukáš Blatecký, expert on Smart Cities from the Czech company INCINITY. ...
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World Cities Day: making urban life more comfortable through modern technology (October 31)

The UN designated 31 October as World Cities Day to promote international community’s interest in ...

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR): Protection from landslides in Kazbegi region

October 13 marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). In today’s article, we ...

Disaster Risk Reduction in Moldova: Promoting safety and rural climate change resilience

Under the Expertise for Demand component of the Czech-UNDP Partnership, a team of Czech experts ...

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and the Czech-UNDP expertise

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction began in 1989, when the UN General Assembly called ...
Ms. Lia MuKhashavria, Mr. Jonáš Háger, and back part of Hybrid Solar Dryer

Monitoring Report: The perspective of an untypical beneficiary

Challenge Fund project „Introducing the model of Hybrid Solar Dryers for fruits, vegetables, herbs, and ...

Diakonie ČCE won the Czech SDG Award 2021

Congratulations to Diakonie ČCE for winning the Czech SDG Award with the Challenge Fund project: ...

Tourism and SDGs

Tourism employs one in every ten people on. The UN estimates that because of the ...
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What’s new in the 2021 Challenge Fund

The Challenge Fund of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for Sustainable Development Goals entered its fifth round ...
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Expertise on Demand: What are Czech experts together with UNDP Georgia’s Innovation Specialist up to in Rustavi?

In May 2021, a group of Czech experts from the company UNICO.ai started their work ...
AQUATEST in Ethiopia

Czech geological expertise improves water management in Ethiopia

Working in cooperation with the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA), AQUATEST recently completed their project ...

UN World Youth Skills Day and the Challenge Fund

The UN has declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day, to celebrate the strategic ...

Challenge Fund 2020: helping with debt issues in Georgia and building a skatepark in Zambia

Since 2018, the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs’ (CUP) Challenge Fund helps to facilitate transfer of ...

Challenge Fund: Skateboarders from Czechia teamed up with Zambians to build a state-of-the-art skate park

"In skateboarding we learn that it is necessary to fail thousand times in order to ...

CHALLENGE FUND 2021: APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN

We are happy to announce that the 2021 Call for Proposals for the Challenge Fund of the Czech-UNDP Partnership ...

Czech Innovations and the World Environment Day

World Environment Day (June 5, 2021) is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness ...

World Bee Day: Thanks to modern innovation, we no longer need pesticides to protect bees from the Varroa mite

The UN designated 20 May as the World Bee Day to raise awareness of the ...

Experts: The COVID-19 Pandemic puts the need for effective hospital waste treatment to the foreground

In Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Czech innovator Damaris Solutions works with Dr. Abdulah Nakas hospital ...

Handling Emergencies: DEKONTA’s work on emergency preparedness and management in Georgia

For nearly two years, a Czech innovator DEKONTA a.s. worked together with Georgian NGO Association ...

Challenge Fund: Local stakeholders appreciate progress in community planning training in Abmrolauri

In the middle of last year, efforts to strengthen the dialogue between community-based organizations and ...

🌍Earth Day in the last virgin forest of Europe

Internationally, 22 April is marked as the EARTH DAY. While many of us still cannot travel, ...

Czech Republic’s contribution to World Creativity and Innovation Day

The United Nations designated 21 April as World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise awareness ...

In Rustavi, local actor’s participation in decision-making gets improved by Czech expertise

Georgian city of Rustavi uses Czech know-how and mentoring to improve communication of the municipality ...

Community planning in Georgia: Involving the public in regional development in Abmrolauri and Tkibuli

According to the Georgian EU Country Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society on the local ...

Empowering women through providing access to clean technologies of drying crops

International Women´s Day 2021 might be over, but Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs and its Challenge ...

Part II: Advancing women menstrual health in Cambodia: Local microbusinesses for environmental and societal change

Cambodia is one of the countries where the topic of menstruation often remains taboo and women and ...

Part I: Advancing women menstrual health in Cambodia: Local microbusinesses for environmental and societal change

Menstruation is still a challenge for many women and girls in Cambodia and especially its ...

2020 for the CUP: The year of challenges and new opportunities

For international cooperation and development, the year 2020 proved to be challenging. With the COVID-19 ...

Evidence-based policy and service design in Georgia: Creating a platform for dialogue between experts in research and policymakers

The "Research for Policy experimental series" roundtables initiated in November 2019 by UNDP Georgia Innovations ...

From Africa to “Via Dinarica”: A journey of a young traveller promoting green tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a country that remains largely unknown to most Czech tourists. Presented ...

Tailoring “care economy” principles to Georgian realities

The “care economy”, a socio-economic concept that promises to advance both growth and gender equality ...

Energy cooperatives in Moldova: Going clean and local

Jaroslav Klusák is a Czech expert working on the project “Transfer of Czech and West European best ...

New Challenge Fund projects 2020: We want Czech innovative solutions to be seen globally

For Challenge Fund, which aims to support the implementation of know-how and innovative solutions of ...

Promoting tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina during COVID-19: Smartphone as a travel companion in the Sutjeska National Park

Sutjeska, the oldest and largest national park in Bosnia and Herzegovina, annually attracts over 100,000 ...

Georgian aroma in the teapot: Challenge Fund tea production project in Guria

Petr Sič has been working on the tea production development project under the Challenge Fund ...

Timely and relevant: Supporting Bosnia and Herzegovina´s efforts in the COVID-19 crisis

The Challenge Fund project “Improving the Approach of Bosnia and Herzegovina to Emergency Preparedness and ...

Amid COVID-19, a solution that cares for people and benefits the economy

 Socio-economic impact assessment remains one of the three key priorities COVID-19: UNDP´s Integrated Response and ...

Smart is efficient and efficient is smart: Increasing energy efficiency of public buildings in Bosnia and Herzegovina

EPDOR is a consulting company focused on the energy industry, whose primary focus lies in ...

Improving livelihoods in Georgia: How energy-efficient technologies help rural development

In May 2020, CARE Czech Republic successfully concluded its project “Energy Efficient Technologies for Rural ...

Revising the water network in Tbilisi: A successful partnership between CheckTerra and Georgian Water and Power company

Following its turbulent history, Georgia has been trying to improve the state of its water ...

Facts and figures: Czech Challenge Fund at a glance

Challenge Fund: Czech Solutions for SDGs is a key component of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for ...

Quantifying real-time rainfall intensity based on computer vision and machine learning in Bosnia and Herzegovina

AQUA PROCON, a design and engineering company working in the area of water management, has ...

Apply for SDGs Awards 2020!

Does your project help to fulfil one or more principles of Sustainable Development Goals, either ...

Challenge Fund topics: What are the Development Challenges for Spring 2020?

Few days ago, Challenge Fund: Czech solutions for SDGs opened its Call for Proposals for ...

Where traditional meets contemporary: Designing efficient wood-burning stoves in Georgia

Agora CE, a Czech non-governmental organization has been working in Georgia since the Abkhaz war. ...

CHALLENGE FUND 2020: APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!

We are happy to inform you that the spring 2020 Call for Proposals for the ...

Our CUP of tea: The story behind the tea production project in Georgia

How difficult is the journey from tea leaves to a cup during the COVID-19 pandemic? ...

A short talk with EZ Hydroinformatics s.r.o.

How to implement innovative projects abroad with support from the UN  “It was a completely ...

We came to Bosnia and Herzegovina at the right time

Interview with the company EGO Zlín spol. s.r.o., about their project and COVID-19 pandemic “We ...

A Successful Partnership with H2i Balkans

H2i Balkans (Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina), an offshoot of Singapore water technology company Hydroinformatics Institute (H2i), presented ...

COVID-19 Pandemic and the UNDP Response

The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is the defining global health crisis of our time and the ...

Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs: In the Media Limelight

Challenge Fund: Czech Solutions for SDGs is an effective driver of innovation and change in the ...

Czech innovations helping to process medical waste in Moldova

The company EVECO Brno on October 23, 2019, presented the results of a feasibility study ...

Unique tool in Czech-UNDP Partnership will merge solutions for development challenges with creative innovations

Following a long-term partnership between the UNDP and the Czech Republic, via projects like the ...

If people witness domestic violence, why don’t they act?

People who witness domestic violence in Georgia but fail to intervene either don’t feel they ...

Can you help solve challenges?

More than 150,000 people still lack access to modern energy services, water and sanitation in ...