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20 July 2016 – The first ever progress report on the new global development agenda provides the most up-to-date statistics on poverty, hunger, education and sanitation, among others, so that the world can address urgent global challenges over the next 15 years.

22 July 2016 – The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom today denounced the killing of award-winning journalist Pavel Sheremet and urged the authorities to bring those responsible for the crime to justice.

20 July 2016 - The United Nations in Ukraine, UN Development Programme, GiZ in Ukraine in partnership with Dnipro regional state administration conducted the first regional consultation on localization of the 2030 Development Agenda and 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Ukraine.

GENEVA/KYIV (14 July 2016) – A new UN report released Thursday describes the widespread killings that have taken place in Ukraine since January 2014 and highlights the very limited accountability that has taken place.

12 July 2016 – As the conflict in Eastern Ukraine continues, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of EUR 800,000 (US$ 891,861 ) in humanitarian aid from the European Union (EU) in support of the WFP-led Logistics Cluster in Ukraine.

5 July 2016 - The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine with the support of the UN system in Ukraine launched national consultations on adaptation and localization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The purpose of consultations is to ensure common understanding of SDGs and their relevance to the context of national development of Ukraine.

29 June 2016 - National consultations on gender mainstreaming into the process of SDG localization was organized by UN Women in partnership with the Ministry of Social Policy on 29 June 2016 in Kyiv. More than 25 leading gender experts from the Government, women’s civil society organizations and development agencies participated in the event.

27 June 2016 – On 26 June, the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine and the United Nations agencies in Ukraine jointly with UN youth Advisory Panel, volunteers and youth associations organized the celebration of the National Youth Day with a strong focus on the Sustainable Development Goals in the heart of Kyiv capital city, on Khreshtyk street.

1 July 2016– The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said today it will extend its emergency operation in eastern Ukraine to provide more than 280,000 conflict-affected people in the region with food assistance until the end of 2016.

23 червня 2016 - Представництво ООН в Україні разом з Міністерством молоді та спорту та Молодіжною консультативною групою ООН запрошує активну молодь взяти участь розважально-пізнавальному квесті «Цілі Сталого Розвитку» на День Молоді 2016.

15 June 2016 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WPF) has received a contribution of €6 million from the Federal Republic of Germany to continue to provide food assistance to more than 200,000 people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine.  

03 June 2016 - Delegation of UNFPA in Ukraine participated in Kremenchuk Youth Forum on Sustainable Development and held a meeting with local authorities to discuss further cooperation.

9 June 2016 – A new study by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) shows that, after two years of displacement, hosting communities in Ukraine remain supportive towards internally displaced persons (IDPs).

06 June 2016 - The ILO seeks to fill the following position in Ukraine in the framework of the technical cooperation project: Addressing HIV stigma and discrimination to protect women and men workers from unacceptable forms of work in Ukraine.

2 June 2016 - On 2 June 2016, a charity event “The Gift of Experience” in support of elderly and disabled internally displaced people (IDP) took place in the town of Brovary in Kyiv region. The event was organized by the UN Refugee Agency together with its implementing partner NGO “CrimeaSOS” in the framework of Community Based Initiatives Project.

1 June 2016 – UNICEF together with Louis Vuitton, Vogue Ukraine, and famous singer Tina Karol have launched a global campaign Make a Promise in Ukraine. Funds raised globally through this partnership, including in Ukraine, will be provided to the programmes for children affected by conflicts, and other situations that threaten their safety and well-being.

3 June 2016 – A new report by the UN Human Rights Office shows that, after two years of conflict, the situation in eastern Ukraine remains volatile and continues to have a severe impact on human rights, especially for those living near the contact line and in territories controlled by armed groups.

26 May 2016 – In 2016, the Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine, the United Nations in Ukraine, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will undertake joint efforts to provide life-saving humanitarian aid, and more medium to long-term recovery assistance to people living in conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine. Nine projects are funded by the Government of Japan totalling USD 13.64 million. Download file

17 May 2016 - Ukraine is home to some of the richest natural environments and habitats in Europe and at the same time is one of the most heavily polluted countries in the region. It is also one of the least energy efficient countries in the world. Effective management of natural resources and promoting environmental protection are key elements to preserve life-supporting biological systems, improve the quality of life and reduce poverty in Ukraine.

17 May 2016 - On 30th April UNDP completed its first project aimed at restoring social infrastructure facilities in the conflict-affected territories of Ukraine. Keeping in mind the needs of the most vulnerable citizens and consulting with local communities, the project team selected 19 social infrastructure facilities to restore and to improve the services provided.