On 25 November, world community commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. It kicks off the 16 days of global activism against Gender-based Violence, until 10 December, Human Rights Day, to halt this gross violation of women’s human rights.Find one of the event in your city, town in Ukraine checking our full calendar of events here http://bit.ly/1NsbiIW
KYIV, Ukraine, 25 November (UN Ukraine)- On 25 November, UN in Ukraine jointly with the Government, Parliament of Ukraine and civil society representatives organizes press-briefing in the UN House (1, Klovsky uzviz), from 14:00 till 16:00 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and launch the national-wide information campaign “16 Days of Activism” against Gender-based Violence.
The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 15 November 2015 and 31 December 2015 at www.un.org/democracyfund. You can find guidelines, FAQs and lessons learned from previous rounds at http://www.un.org/democracyfund/application-materials.
GENEVA/KYIV, 13 November 2015 – The lives of some 700,000 children and the wider population are at risk if repairs to the water network in Ukraine’s conflict-affected regions are not urgently made, warns UNICEF.
KYIV, Ukraine. On 7 November, the UNHCR convoy consisting of nine trucks loaded with winterization material passed the check points and arrived in Luhansk. This is the first UN convoy in three months which has delivered supplies to vulnerable communities in areas of Luhansk beyond the government control.
(Kyiv, 4 November 2015) - UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O’Brien concluded his three-dayvisit to Ukraine today, calling for sustained and unimpeded access to the vulnerable communitiescaught in the middle of the crisis and who urgently need humanitarian aid.
On 23 October, with winter looming, the United Nations resumed humanitarian operations in areas in Luhansk beyond government control, after three months of suspension.
24 October 2015, Kyiv, Ukraine - On 24 October, more than 250 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, bridges and other landmarks in more than 65 countries around the world were lit up blue – the official color of the United Nations, as part of a global campaign to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.