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14 April 2017, On April 10, 2017 the United Nations Office for Project Services opened its operational presence in Ukraine.

14 April 2017, the Conference which involved about 30 students from Baltic Universities was held from 9th of April till Wednesday, 13th of April 2017.

13 квітня 2017 року – Уряд України підтримав ініціативу Дитячого фонду Організації Об'єднаних Націй (ЮНІСЕФ) та Всеукраїнського громадського об’єднання «Національна асамблея людей з інвалідністю України» щодо запровадження національної платформи раннього втручання.  

10 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.

UN Office in Ukraine invites children and young people to participate in a drawing contest "How do I see my future" that will last from 4-25 April 2017.

6 April 2017 - UNESCO is inviting professional photographers from all over the world to send a sample of their best photographs illustrating journalists while doing their job and in particular on the issues of the safety of journalists and impunity for crimes against them.

On 1-2 April 2017 students of Kyiv Mohyla Academy and other Universities from all over Ukraine participated in the UN Model where they represented diplomatic interests of different countries and had a chance to simulate the work of different Committees and organs of the United Nations.

4 квітня 2017 року - Представництво ООН в Україні запрошує дітей та молодь взяти участь у конкурсі малюнків за темою «Яким я бачу своє майбутнє», що триватиме протягом 4 – 25 квітня 2017 року. Автори всіх робіт, які будуть надіслані в рамках конкурсу, отримають грамоти від Представництва ООН в Україні.

Kyiv, April 4, 2017 – Ukraine’s economy grew modestly by 2.3 percent in 2016 after 16 percent cumulative contraction in the previous two years, according to the World Bank’s latest Ukraine Economic Update. 

3 April 2017 - In his opinion piece for the Kyiv Post in Ukraine, the UN Resident Coordinator Neal Walker highlights the importance of the health care reform for the country.

New York, 31 March 2017   The Secretary-General welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the Trilateral Contact Group of a new agreement on ensuring the full adherence to the ceasefire and the withdrawal of heavy weapons, in accordance with the Minsk Agreements, by 1 April, and on the disengagement of forces and hardware in Stanytsia Luhanska by 6 April.  

Kyiv, Ukraine (31 March 2017) – In 2017, the Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine, the United Nations in Ukraine, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will undertake joint efforts to conduct recovery and peace-building activities in order to support people living in conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine. Six projects are funded by the Government of Japan totalling USD 3.9 million.

29 March 2017 - The UN Human Rights Mission informs that fake information is being spread in social media. Please, inform us if you see these fake news. 

15 March 2017 – A sharp escalation of hostilities between 29 January and 3 February 2017 had a devastating impact on all aspects of life for civilians living along the contact line in eastern Ukraine.

March 10, Kyiv – The Office of the Vice-Prime Minister of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration of Ukraine in partnership with the United Nations in Ukraine together with high-level policy and decision-makers launched the Concluding Observations of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women.

8 March 2017 - On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, the Secretary-General of the United Nations called on the world community to to do everything possible to overcome entrenched prejudice, support engagement and activism, and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment. 

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), principal judicial organ of the UN, will hold public hearings in the Ukraine v. Russian Federation Case from Monday 6 March to Thursday 9 March 2017, at the Peace Palace in The Hague, the seat of the Court.

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is inviting media to attend the official ceremony of the technical assistance handover at the Novotroitske crossing point in Donetsk region. The event will take place at 11 am on Tuesday, 7 March.  

In less than one month, thousands of most vulnerable women and adolescent girls affected by the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine may lose access to life-saving services provided through mobile psychosocial counselling and health services as the long-standing commitment of UNFPA Ukraine to respond to their acute humanitarian needs is under a grave threat if no continued funding materialized for 2017.

KYIV/GENEVA, 17 February 2017 – As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, 1 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - nearly double the number this time last year, said UNICEF.