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Kyiv, Ukraine (19 February 2018) – In 2018, the Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine and the United Nations system in Ukraine will continue partnership in addressing humanitarian needs and support recovery in conflict-affected areas of eastern Ukraine. USD 3.6 million of assistance provided by the Government of Japan will be used to address humanitarian needs, support vulnerable groups of population and recovery of eastern regions in Ukraine, through implementation of seven projects by six UN system organizations.

The conference on the assistance which the Government of Japan provides to address the humanitarian needs, support vulnerable groups of population and recovery of eastern regions in Ukraine will be held on 19 February, 11:00 a.m. in the press center of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine.

February 13, 2018, Kyiv, Ukraine - the United Nations in Ukraine, with the support of the Global Environment Fund, Programme to support the green modernisation of the Ukrainian economy GIZ and with the participation of selected agencies/ funds and programs of the United Nations system in Ukraine and the UN Global Compact awarded the winners of the UN Journalists' contest «Publications for changes. Ukraine on the path to sustainable development»

Within the new project "Inclusive Labour Markets for Job Creation in Ukraine" ILO Ukraine will recruit 2 National Project Officers.

On January 17, 2018, Kyiv, Ukraine - the United Nations in Ukraine, with the support of the Global Environment Fund, Programme to support the green modernisation of the Ukrainian economy GIZ and with the participation of selected agencies/ funds and programs of the United Nations system in Ukraine and the UN Global Compact has announced the winners of the UN Journalists' contest «Publications for changes. Ukraine on the path to sustainable development»

Measles continues to spread in Ukraine, with new cases now being reported in all oblasts and Kyiv. These cases are the latest in an expanding outbreak that affected over 3 000 people and claimed the lives of 5 children and adults in 2017.   

As 2018 begins, Ukraine still faces a dire humanitarian situation. Millions are forced to make impossible choices as a result of the protracted war in the East. Head of UN OCHA Ingrid Macdonald talks about the personal stories of unending struggle, the humanitarian priorities and the prospects for the upcoming year.  

Managing migration is one of the most profound challenges for international cooperation in our time. 

FAO Ukraine opened vacancies for the following positions: National Project Coordinators, Field officers, Gender and Livelihood expert, Administrative assistant

31 December 2017 – In his message on the New Year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is calling for unity among the global community to tackle overwhelming challenges and defend values shared by all.

28 December 2017 - The Secretary-General welcomes the exchange of prisoners and detainees that took place in eastern Ukraine on 27 December and commends all those who brought this to fruition.

4 December 2017 – Today, the United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator launched the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), which aims to provide critical humanitarian assistance and protection to 2.3 million people in need throughout 2018.

30 November 2017, Kyiv – United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Ukraine Neal Walker and First Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv signed the Government of Ukraine – United Nations Partnership Framework for 2018-2022.

On 28 November, UNDP, UNICEF, IOM launched theUN Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Index for Eastern Ukraine (USE), which is available here: http://use.scoreforpeace.org

24 November 2017, Kyiv – United Nations agencies, funds and programs in Ukraine together with 75 partners will conduct more than 200 events in Ukraine during November 24- December 10 in order to raise awareness of the problem and encourage Ukrainians to eliminate gender-based violence in the country. 

22 листопада 2017 - ООН в Україні проведе the Global Goals Jam для молоді з усієї України. Захід відбудеться 4-5 грудня у м. Києві.

16 November, 2017 - Representatives of UN agencies, funds and programs in Ukraine which work in the eastern Ukraine met with residents of Severodonetsk. This is the second meeting with local residents (the first one was held in Kramatorsk) which is aimed at communicating the work of United Nations in the eastern Ukraine.

GENEVA (10 November 2017) – Ukraine is facing new risks of chemical disaster and water safety after an escalation of conflict near water supply facilities in the east of the country, two UN Special Rapporteurs have warned.

13 November 2017, GENEVA – Ukraine’s human rights record will be examined by the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group for the third time on Wednesday, 15 November 2017 in a meeting that will be webcast live.