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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. 

27 June 2017 - On 24 June United Nations Youth Advisory Panel in Ukraine together with United Nations in Ukraine and UN Volunteers organized a quest on Sustainable Development Goals dedicated to the International Youth Day. SDGs quest was held during Festival on Youth initiatives in Mariyinskyi Park in Kyiv, Ukraine.

On 28 June, a High-Level Event on Education will be convened in partnership with key SDG 4 stakeholders to drive a new push for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for all.

20 June 2017 – With a record 65.6 million people last year forcibly uprooted from their homes by violence and persecution, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called on the international community to provide support and solidarity.

13 June 2017 - Secretary General made a statement for the 100-day countdown to the International Day of peace

13 June 2017 – Parties to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine  have repeatedly failed to implement ceasefire agreements, allowing hostilities to escalate and claim more lives as the conflict moved into its fourth year, a UN report published today says.