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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.

6 October 2015 – Civil society including untraditional partners of the UN, provided information and feedback to UN humanitarian system about the most pressing needs affecting women and girls, as well as boys and men, including the elderly, and people with disabilities, affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.

28 September 2015 – Today the project “World`s Largest Lesson” has been launched in Ukraine with the support of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This initiative will take place in 27 cities of Ukraine and, as a result, over 3,000 students will learn about priority goals adopted by world leaders at 70th UN General Assembly last week.

25 September 2015 – A bold new global agenda to end poverty by 2030 and pursue a sustainable future was unanimously adopted today by the 193 Member States of the United Nations at the start of a three-day Summit on Sustainable Development.

GENEVA, 25 September 2015 (UNHCR) - On Wednesday, the authorities of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People`s Republic in eastern Ukraine, decided to expel with immediate effect the international staff of humanitarian agencies, including UNHCR, from the areas they control.

(New York, 24 September 2015) -  I am alarmed by news that the de facto authorities in eastern Ukraine have ordered UN agencies in Luhansk to end operations and to leave the area by tomorrow, 25 September.

18 September 2015 – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns, today called on the Ukrainian Government and the armed groups operating in the country to put into place a proper system of accountability in order to bringing the current cycle of violence to an end.

15 September 2015 – A major priority for the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly is to ensure that all actors move swiftly to deliver on the promises being made for sustainable development, the President of the 193-member body said today.