Kyiv, 18 September 2006 – Approximately 5,000 people participated in the fifth annual Race for Life in downtown Kyiv today, braving chilly weather to raise more than 140,000 UAH to assist those who live with HIV and AIDS.

Kyiv, 10 May 2005 -- Singer Ruslana, winner of the 49th Eurovision Song Contest, has been appointed a National Ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the world's leading organization for children, UNICEF Representative in Ukraine Jeremy Hartley announced today.

On March 24, 2005 the United Nations office in Ukraine, the Embassy of Sweden, the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla academy” organized a special exhibition devoted to the centenary of the birth of Dag Hammarskjöld, Secretary General of the United Nations 1953-1961 and the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations.