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

    International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction began in 1989, when the UN General Assembly called for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction (DRR). It has been held on 13 October since. This day celebrates how people and communities around the world work to reduce their exposure to disasters. It also seeks to raise awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face. The Czech Republic has a long-standing tradition in developing and implementing DRR strategies.
  • Monitoring Report: The perspective of an untypical beneficiary

    Challenge Fund project „Introducing the model of Hybrid Solar Dryers for fruits, vegetables, herbs, and NTFPs“. I am welcomed by a well-known lawyer and life-long human rights defender Ms. Lia MuKhashavria in her garden. Ms. Lia, the board member of Cooperative Fund, leads one of the cooperatives, which participated in this recently finished Challenge Fund project.
  • Diakonie ČCE won the Czech SDG Award 2021

    Congratulations to Diakonie ČCE for winning the Czech SDG Award with the Challenge Fund project: Microbusiness and Innovation for Women Menstrual Health and Empowerment in Cambodia! In Cambodia’s Kampong Chhnang Province, period shaming still exists and local women face obstacles in their daily lives both due to the lack of affordable menstrual products as well as due to the lack of awareness at the institutional and private level. This situation is called Period Poverty and Diakonie ČCE seeks to change it.