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As 2018 begins, Ukraine still faces a dire humanitarian situation. Millions are forced to make impossible choices as a result of the protracted war in the East. Head of UN OCHA Ingrid Macdonald talks about the personal stories of unending struggle, the humanitarian priorities and the prospects for the upcoming year.  

Managing migration is one of the most profound challenges for international cooperation in our time. 

FAO Ukraine opened vacancies for the following positions: National Project Coordinators, Field officers, Gender and Livelihood expert, Administrative assistant

31 December 2017 – In his message on the New Year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres is calling for unity among the global community to tackle overwhelming challenges and defend values shared by all.

28 December 2017 - The Secretary-General welcomes the exchange of prisoners and detainees that took place in eastern Ukraine on 27 December and commends all those who brought this to fruition.

4 December 2017 – Today, the United Nations (UN) Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator launched the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), which aims to provide critical humanitarian assistance and protection to 2.3 million people in need throughout 2018.

30 November 2017, Kyiv – United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Ukraine Neal Walker and First Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv signed the Government of Ukraine – United Nations Partnership Framework for 2018-2022.

On 28 November, UNDP, UNICEF, IOM launched theUN Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Index for Eastern Ukraine (USE), which is available here: http://use.scoreforpeace.org

24 November 2017, Kyiv – United Nations agencies, funds and programs in Ukraine together with 75 partners will conduct more than 200 events in Ukraine during November 24- December 10 in order to raise awareness of the problem and encourage Ukrainians to eliminate gender-based violence in the country. 

22 листопада 2017 - ООН в Україні проведе the Global Goals Jam для молоді з усієї України. Захід відбудеться 4-5 грудня у м. Києві.

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.