Our Projects

Social Inclusion

  • Promoting Sustainable Employments

    Since this Programme began in 2007, more than 5,000 people have found secure employment by creating their own companies or formalizing their existing business. A remarkable 70% of the entrepreneurs who have received training and start-up equipment through the Programme over the past five years have remained in business - well above the average global success rates for new companies.

  • Strenghtening Aid Effectiveness

    The project supports the Secretariat for European Affairs to strengthen and promote the aid effectiveness agenda across all policy areas, such as human capital development , promoting business environment, competitiveness and innovation, agriculture, environment, justice and home affairs, local self government, decentralization and public administration reform.

  • Improving the Institutional Response to Domestic Violence

    The overall objective of this project jointly implemented by UNDP and UN Women is to increase the accountability and transparency of the three branches of government: the executive, the legislative and the judicial to improve the legal services for victims of domestic violence.

  • Seeking out New Solutions for Greater Roma Inclusion

    The main objective of the project is to empower people from Roma communities throughout the region to gain better access to effective social services and business development opportunities.

Democratic Governance

  • Giving a voice to youth

    The purpose of this project is to increase youth participation in local governance and ensure more equitable social service delivery through social partnerships. It is expected that this project will contribute to greater youth participation in policy making processes. This is critical for the overall cohesiveness of society and an essential factor for enhancing inter-ethnic dialogue in the country.

  • Integrity Systems

    The overall objective of this project is to contribute to the achievement of the country’s long-term goals related to the EU integration processes and fight against corruption. It is helping the citizens get an easy, friendly, equitable and corruption-free access to services provided by central and local level institutions.

  • Local Development

    To ensure that local governments are able to deal with the complex reforms, ensure provision of efficient and transparent services to all their citizens and secure local growth. This project is helping local governments adopt an integrated approach to development, including its economic, environmental and social aspects.

Environment and Energy

  • Restoration of the Prespa Lake Ecosystem

    Restoring the Ecosystem of Lake Prespa is the latest project to support the sustainable development of this vulnerable region. It is expected that this project will bring many benefits for the local people and environment. And by reducing the pressures on the ecosystem, it will significantly improve the health and resilience of the Lake.

  • Third National Report to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

    The main objective of this project is to further strengthen the analytical capacities of key national institutions so that they are able to better integrate climate change priorities into the country’s development strategies.

  • Biodegradable Waste Management in Prespa

    The overall objective of this project is to support the establishment of an efficient system for biodegradable waste management in the Prespa region.This will help improve the lives of the local population and ensure better environmental protection.

  • Disaster Risk Reduction

    The overall objective of this project is to reduce disaster and climate risks in the country. This will be achieved by assessing the national and local institutions capacities to deal with disaster and climate risks capacities, identifying gaps, establishing priorities and recommendations to be included into the national climate risk management strategies and programmes.

  • Municipal Energy Management

    the main objective of this project is to help create the necessary conditions for municipalities to improve their use of energy resources.The project will achieve this objective by increasing the capacities of all municipalities to implement energy-efficiency measures and raising awareness of the benefits of better energy management.

  • Emergency Coordination Support to the Municipality of Strumica

    The main objective of this project is to help strengthen the capacities of the local authorities in the municipality of Strumica for better coordination, preparation of needs assessments and support early recovery response measures.

  • Restoring the Health of the Strumica River Basin

    With funding from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, UNDP will work with the Ministry of Environment and local municipalities to protect the Strumica River Basin through integrated management of water resources. The direct impact of the project will be to reduce the risk of floods and droughts, decrease pollution and restore the ecological functions of water bodies. Through these efforts, the project will improve the living conditions of the region’s population.