Mirjana Spoljaric Egger, Assistant UN Secretary-General, Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, together with Dastan Dogoev, Deputy Chair of the Cabinet of Ministers, Minister of Digital Development, co-hosted a high-level dialogue on Digital Transformation in partnership with the World Bank and the University of Central Asia.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Europe and Central Asia region will host a virtual conference STEM4ALL. The event will bring together gender champions, policy makers, development practitioners and gender experts in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to discuss viable and practical ways to align and coordinate efforts to dismantle the social norms that hold girls and women back from accessing opportunities in high-growth sectors such as cloud computing and artificial intelligence. All are welcome to attend.
Every year on September 21, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace. This date was established by a resolution of the UN General Assembly as the day of a ceasefire and non-violence.
More than a million citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic are in temporary or permanent migration around the world, most of them in the Russian Federation. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought additional challenges and forced up to 200 thousand Kyrgyzstanis to return home, exacerbating the already difficult situation in Kyrgyzstan.
The International Geological Congress in 2016 announced the beginning of a new geological era - the Anthropocene. The term* was coined to denote the era in which humankind became the main driver of environmental change and anthropic activity caused planetary scale biogeophysical effects.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in at least 27 million cases and over 900,000 deaths worldwide.1 From decision- makers and doctors, to entrepreneurs and care providers, women have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 response.

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65%

increase in instances of domestic violence due to COVID-19

82 out of 188 countries

Gender Inequality Index

19,2 %

of Parliamentary seats held by women

0.674

Human Dev. Index

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