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Currently, there are 19 development projects in three key strategic areas of UNDP Belarus' work in the country.
1) Energy & Environment
2) Socio-economic development
3) Governance and SDG
The total budge of all ongoing projects is more than USD 42 million.
Belarus has increased its human development level and took the 53-rd position among 189 countries of the world. More data a new “Human Development Indices and Indicators: 2018 Statistical Update” report.
The report finds that even though the global population increased from 5 billion to 7.5 billion between 1990 and 2017, the number of people in low human development fell from 3 billion to 926 million—or from 60 percent of the global population to 12 percent—and that the number of people in high and very high human development more than tripled, from 1.2 billion to 3.8 billion—or from 24 percent of the global population to 51 percent.
UNDP has been working in Belarus since 1992, most recently under its Country Programme Document (CPD) 2016-2020.
The current CPD focuses on three priority areas in line with the national development priorities:
- Stronger systems of inclusive and responsive governance;
- Greener growth incorporating productive capacities that target employment and create livelihoods for vulnerable groups;
- Better access to basic services for vulnerable groups.
UNDP in Belarus learns from and builds on past experiences and achievements to remain a flagship development agency in the country.
UNDP Belarus' key achievements in 2018 (download page).
Sustainable development goals
In 2015, Belarus committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). UNDP helps the country to implement and update the SDGs at the national and local levels, in particular by supporting the National SDG Coordinator and bringing local activities closer to achieving the global goals.
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