Financial and social equality under threat in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, UNDP warns

Progress toward greater equality — both financial and social — is under threat in parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia and this could pave the way for conflict and rising nationalism, according to a new UNDP report.

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  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.