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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.

2 May 2017 - Employment and housing remain the key challenges for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine, according to the latest round of the IOM National Monitoring System on Situation of IDPs in Ukraine, funded by the European Union*.

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.