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8 December 2015 – A week into the second of three rounds of polio vaccination in Ukraine, WHO and UNICEF are calling on parents, health workers and opinion leaders to step up efforts to protect Ukrainian children through vaccination.

7 December 2015 - Representatives of the Ukrainian government, UN, expert community and the civil society, presented the National Report “Millennium Development Goals. Ukraine: 2000 to 2015” on the progress achieved by Ukraine over the last 15 years.

30 November 2015 – The Ministry of Health of Ukraine announced the start of the second round of a polio vaccination campaign to protect children against paralysis in the country. 

1 December 2015 – The UN in Ukraine expresses its concern related to the recent developments within the All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV.

25 November 2015 –UN Gender Theme Group in Ukraine together with Members of Parliament, representatives from Government and civil society held a press briefing to launch a nation-wide information campaign“16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence” under framework of the United Nations Secretary General’s Campaign UNiTE to End Violence against Women.

25 November 2015 – United Nations and world community commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

25 November 2015 – UN in Ukraine jointly with the Government, Parliament of Ukraine and civil society representatives will hold a press-briefing in the UN House to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and launch the national-wide information campaign “16 Days of Activism” against Gender-based Violence.

7 November 2015 – The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for funding for projects to advance and support democracy.

13 November 2015– The lives of some 700,000 children and the wider population are at risk if repairs to the water network in Ukraine’s conflict-affected regions are not urgently made, warns UNICEF.

7 November 2015 – UNHCR convoy consisting of nine trucks loaded with winterization material passed the check points and arrived in Luhansk. This is the first UN convoy in three months which has delivered supplies to vulnerable communities in areas of Luhansk beyond the government control.

4 November 2015 – UN Humanitarian Chief Stephen O’Brien concluded his three-day visit to Ukraine today, calling for sustained and unimpeded access to the vulnerable communities caught in the middle of the crisis and who urgently need humanitarian aid.

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5 December 2015 – United Nations in Ukraine, UN Volunteers in Ukraine jointly with civil society organizations and Resource center GURT held nation wide round of consultations in 11 cities on localizations of SDG in Ukraine dedicated to the International Volunteer Day. Download file

23 October 2015 – On 23 October, with winter looming, the United Nations resumed humanitarian operations in areas in Luhansk beyond government control, after three months of suspension.

26 October 2015 – On 24 October, more than 250 iconic monuments, buildings, museums, bridges and other landmarks in more than 65 countries around the world were lit up blue – the official color of the United Nations, as part of a global campaign to commemorate UN Day and the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.

24 October 2015 – National flags are a mark of pride and patriotism in every country around the world. But there is only one flag that belongs to all of us. That blue flag of the United Nations was a banner of hope for me growing up in wartime Korea.

22 October 2015 – UNICEF and WHO welcome the beginning of immunization activities to stop a polio outbreak in Ukraine, as a nationwide polio vaccination commences in the country to reach over 4.7 million children.

20 October 2015 – The United Nations and partners present the cultural project "Music for Peace Concert" organised on the occasion of 70th anniversary of the UN. During the concert, the voices of performers, both adults and children, from all over Ukraine will be calling for peace.

 9 жовтня 2015 – Після того, як минуло вже шість тижнів від дати підтвердження спалаху поліомієліту в Україні, Дитячий фонд ООН (ЮНІСЕФ) і Всесвітня організація охорони здоров’я (ВООЗ) посилили заклики до проведення першого, термінового раунду вакцинації проти поліомієліту в усій країні.

9 October 2015 – Six weeks after the polio outbreak in Ukraine, UNICEF and WHO have stepped up calls for an immediate first round of nationwide polio vaccination.