Ukraine

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Ukraine: Children for Environment
During October 9 - 10 2013, the city of Sarny in Rivne region of Ukraine hosted the All-Ukrainian Environmental Forum «Children for Environment: The Future We Want!", supported by the GEF SGP Project "Ecological education of youth as a method to combat climate change". The Forum was organised by ...read more
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ECOLOGICAL FORUM ENVIRONMENT FOR UKRAINE 2013
During 23-25 April 2013 the Ecological Forum "Environment for Ukraine" was held in International Exhibition Centre, Kyiv, Ukraine. The aim of the Forum was integration of the "green economy" strategy into public, economic and social life of Ukraine; promotion of sustainable development and ...read more
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UNDP Ukraine Resident Coordinator visits SGP projects
In July 2013, Ms. Alessandra Tisot, UN Resident Representative/UNDP Resident Coordinator in the Ukraine, visited local communities in the Khmelnytsk and Zhytomyr regions to review the progress of GEF SGP projects. Ms. Tisot first met with Mr. Symashkevych, Head of the Kamyanets-Podilsky city ...read more
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The Renewable energy and energy efficiency practices to combat climate change in Teplychne community
The GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP), implemented by UNDP, provided financial support of US$ 149,415 for the implementation of three demonstration projects aimed at combating climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Ukraine. The projects "Solar energy use for electricity ...read more
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GEF SGP PROJECT LAUNCHES WOODEN PELLET PRODUCTION FACILITY TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE FUEL IN UKRAINE
In June 2012, a wooden pellet production facility was built and put into operation in Dubno district in Rivne region of Ukraine, with the support of the GEF Small Grants Programme, implemented by UNDP. The Mynkovtsi village community welcomed this GEF SGP project with great enthusiasm because the ...read more
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GEF SGP PROJECT DISTRIBUTES 3000 ENERGY SAVING LIGHT BULBS AMONG 11 SCHOOLS OF LUGANSK REGION, UKRAINE
On May 18th, 2012, the GEF SGP project "Introducing energy efficient measures in Krasnodon schools" in collaboration with the CSO grantee "Ecoworld of Lugansk region" gave out 3000 energy-saving light bulbs to 11 schools in the Krasnodon district of Lugansk region, Ukraine. Representatives of the ...read more
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UKRAINIAN SCHOOLCHILDREN JOIN 'THE GREEN WAVE' CAMPAIGN: IN CELEBRATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF BIODIVERSITY
During 19-22 May 2012, the Children's Ecological Camp "Green Wave" was held in Ostky village of Rivne region to celebrate the International Day of Biodiversity. This eco-camp was organized by the GEF SGP project "Biodiversity rehabilitation of the forest ecosystem in Polissya area" with the support ...read more