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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.

8 November 2017 - The United Nations is deeply concerned by the recent escalation of hostilities near water, electricity and gas supply infrastructure in Donetsk province, eastern Ukraine. As we enter winter, any disruption of essential services, such as water and heating amid freezing temperatures could have grave consequences for millions of Ukrainians. 

24 October 2017, Kyiv – Today UN Day is celebrated around the world, marking the 72nd anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. In Ukraine, United Nations Country Team marks its 25th Anniversary of the presence in the country. 

17 October 2017 - Everybody was busy on Oct. 15 at Pokrovsk orphanage, getting ready for the grand re-opening of its main building, renovated by the UN Development Programme thanks to funding from the government of Japan.

17 October 2017--Unless inequality is urgently tackled and the the poorest women empowered to make their own decisions about their lives, countries could face unrest and threats to peace and to their development goals, according the The State of World Population 2017, published today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.

12 October 2017 - The Ukrainian singer and winner of Eurovision 2016, Jamala, became a counter-trafficking Goodwill Ambassador for the International Organization for Migration – the UN Migration Agency (IOM), Mission in Ukraine.

13 October 2017, Kyiv - UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator, Ursula Mueller, today concluded her three-day visit to Ukraine during which she witnessed first-hand the human face of the conflict on both sides of the ‘contact-line’. She stressed the urgent need for humanitarian funding to address the dire situation faced by millions of civilians during the coming winter months.

3 October 2017 - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) – the UN Migration Agency - and KfW Development Bank, on behalf of the German Government*, have signed an agreement in Kyiv today to implement a two-year project that will assist some 2,000 conflict-affected people with developing new or improving existing income opportunities. 

3 October 2017 - The global and inevitable problem of climate change is hiding a powerful unifying potential in itself. Greenhouse effect does not distinguish nationalities, languages, gender or political views. No country or block can solve this problem by itself. It clearly demonstrates how we depend on each other.

14 September 2017, KRAMATORSK - Representatives of UN agencies, funds and programs working in Ukraine have held an open meeting with Kramatorsk residents.  Its purpose was to share information about their activities and what has been achieved over the past three years in the city and the region working with cooperation and support.

August 2, 2017 - in the form of an intellectual quest, 200 camp participants learned about the Global UN Agenda 2030 - the Goals of Sustainable Development. 

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.