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67% of children in Ukraine aged 11-17 faced bullying in the past three months. 24% of children were victims of bullying, and 48 % of these victims did not tell anyone about the incidents.

17 July 2017 - If the world is to eradicate poverty, address climate change and build peaceful, inclusive societies for all by 2030, key stakeholders, including governments, must drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at a faster rate, says the latest progress report on the SDGs launched by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today.

United Nations in Ukraine proposes to familiarize with the New Urban Agenda in Ukrainian language.

9 July 2017 - The UN Secretary-General met today with the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and other senior Government officials. In his statement for press, he said that he has a very emotional, special link to the Ukrainian people.

6 July 2017 - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will pay an official visit to Ukraine on 9 July.

5 July 2017 – Stating that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the “boldest agenda for humanity” and requires equally bold changes in the United Nations development system, Secretary-General António Guterres today outlined steps to better place the Organization to deliver tangible results in the lives of the people it serves.

United Nations in Ukraine will hold Symphonic Orchestra Concert on the Water 'Art for environment campaign' on 30 June in Kyiv in order to generate SDGs and environmental awareness using the universal language of music as a catalyst for individuals, communities and leaders. 

27 June 2017 - On 24 June United Nations Youth Advisory Panel in Ukraine together with United Nations in Ukraine and UN Volunteers organized a quest on Sustainable Development Goals dedicated to the International Youth Day. SDGs quest was held during Festival on Youth initiatives in Mariyinskyi Park in Kyiv, Ukraine.

On 28 June, a High-Level Event on Education will be convened in partnership with key SDG 4 stakeholders to drive a new push for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.

We invite representatives of national and regional media to take part in the contest of materials which portray the topic of achievement of Sustainable Development Goals by Ukrainian organizations, as well as the opportunities and challenges that may be associated with the process of implementing the practices of sustainable development in Ukraine.

20 June 2017 – With a record 65.6 million people last year forcibly uprooted from their homes by violence and persecution, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called on the international community to provide support and solidarity.

13 June 2017 - Secretary General made a statement for the 100-day countdown to the International Day of peace

13 June 2017 – Parties to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine  have repeatedly failed to implement ceasefire agreements, allowing hostilities to escalate and claim more lives as the conflict moved into its fourth year, a UN report published today says.

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is visiting Ukraine for the first time to reaffirm UN Women’s commitment to support the country in the efforts to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. 

New York, 2 June—A surge in the number of voluntary commitments to take action to improve the health of the ocean by countries, businesses and civil society groups has been recorded, and more are expected as the Ocean Conference gets underway Monday, 5 June  at United Nations Headquarter in New York.

24 травня 2017 року у Мінекономрозвитку під головуванням Першого віце-прем’єр-міністра – Міністра економічного розвитку і торгівлі України Степана Кубіва відбулося завершальне засідання міжвідомчої робочої групи високого рівня для організації процесу імплементації Цілей сталого розвитку для України за участі представників агенцій ООН в Україні.

UNIC Tokyo will be organizing the Student Photo Contest along with Sophia University and also special cooperation from Getty Images Japan.

The high-level United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development will be convened at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 5 to 9 June 2017, coinciding with World Oceans Day, to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14.

16 May 2017 – Speaking ahead of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on 17 May, a group of United Nations and international human rights experts* urge States and other stakeholders to protect trans and gender diverse children and adolescents effectively from discrimination, exclusion, violence and stigma and to foster supportive family environments for trans and gender diverse people.

15 May 2017 - The Reham al-Farra Memorial Journalism (RAF) Fellowship is an opportunity for young journalists from countries with developing economies and economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN headquarters, the programme brings a select group of journalists to New York for the opening of the General Assembly.