What We Do

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 177 countries and territories, including Kyrgyzstan, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges.

Our Goals

We want to accelerate pro-poor development, good governance and environmental sustainability in Kyrgyzstan in partnership with government, civil society, mass media, the UN system, private sector and donors. Another priority is raising awareness of and capacity in cross-cutting themes such as conflict prevention, disaster risk reduction, gender equality and respect for human rights. As part of the bigger UN family, we want to ensure that the UN system is perceived as a single effective team in Kyrgyzstan even while we (UNDP) respect and understand the diversity of the mandates that the members of the UN Country Team represent.

Erkin Bakishev, head of Tash-Bulak village, is checking the length of a pistachio tree. These trees were planted with assistance of UNDP to protect his village from potential landslide. Credit: Kairatbek Murzakimov / UNDPmore

Our Stories



Women and children supported by UN peace building efforts after ethnic clashes in 2010.
Back to Peace through Rebuilding Trust: Women and Youth in Batken

Women and youth in the remote southern villages of Iskra and Andarak in Kyrgyzstan are organized into the initiative self-help groups since September 2012 as partmore 


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Projects and Initiatives

  • As part of the project UNDP helps to improve HIV related policies and legislation at the national and local levels to ensure human rights based-approach and gender equality principles, overcoming stigma and discrimination. One of the key priorities of the project is mainstreaming HIV issues into national development strategies, sectoral and local plans.more 

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