26 May 2016 – In 2016, the Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine, the United Nations in Ukraine, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will undertake joint efforts to provide life-saving humanitarian aid, and more medium to long-term recovery assistance to people living in conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine. Nine projects are funded by the Government of Japan totalling USD 13.64 million.
17 May 2016 - Ukraine is home to some of the richest natural environments and habitats in Europe and at the same time is one of the most heavily polluted countries in the region. It is also one of the least energy efficient countries in the world. Effective management of natural resources and promoting environmental protection are key elements to preserve life-supporting biological systems, improve the quality of life and reduce poverty in Ukraine.
17 May 2016 - On 30th April UNDP completed its first project aimed at restoring social infrastructure facilities in the conflict-affected territories of Ukraine. Keeping in mind the needs of the most vulnerable citizens and consulting with local communities, the project team selected 19 social infrastructure facilities to restore and to improve the services provided.
17 May 2016 – Ukraine’s Parliament launched the photo exhibition “Mothers in the front line and in the rear” to honor women serving in the armed forces as well as the mothers of combatants.