UNICEF aids conflict-affected children in hard-to-reach Luhansk, Debaltseve
KYIV, 26 March 2015 – UNICEF this week succeeded in reaching some of eastern Ukraine’s most vulnerable and needy children with supplies of water, warm clothes, and essential hygiene supplies.
UNICEF and SSES launch World Water Day in Kyiv
KYIV, 20 March 2015 - On World Water Day, 22 March, State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service of Ukraine will give briefing on the most urgent issues regarding supply of high quality drinking water, as well as pollution of drinkable water resources.
UNICEF’s Marie-Pierre Poirier: ‘No matter what, children should not bear the heavy cost of conflict in Ukraine’
KYIV, 14 March 2015 – Marie-Pierre Poirier, UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, completed her assessment of the situation of children and families affected by the conflict in Ukraine.
UNICEF Regional Director arrives to Ukraine
KYIV, 10 March, 2015 - Marie-Pierre Poirier, UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, arrived to Ukraine for a week-long monitoring visit
UNICEF helps meet the hygiene and water needs of children affected by the crisis in Ukraine.
UNICEF estimates that 750,000 children and adults in Ukraine are in need of hygiene supplies and drinking water.
Ukraine: United Nations delivers 62 metric tons of humanitarian aid to Donetsk
GENEVA/KYIV, 19 February 2015 – The United Nations delivered 62 metric tons of humanitarian aid to Donetsk today.
UNAIDS, UNICEF and partners launch All In campaign to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents
NAIROBI/KYIV, 17 February 2015—While major advances have been made in almost every area of the response to HIV, progress for adolescents is falling behind, said leaders in the global response to end the AIDS epidemic.
UNICEF and David Beckham launch ‘7’ – a new fund for children in danger across globe
LONDON, 9 February 2015 – David Beckham and UNICEF are today launching a groundbreaking initiative, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund, to protect millions of children around the world from danger.
UNICEF launches US$3.1 billion appeal to reach more children in emergencies including in Ukraine
GENEVA/ KYIV, 29 January 2015 - UNICEF is launching a US$3.1 billion appeal – its largest ever – to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide.
Over 1,000 children in bomb shelters in Ukraine urgently need help: UNICEF
GENEVA/KYIV/NEW YORK, 27 January 2015 – Over 1,000 children are forced to seek refuge in underground bomb shelters in Donetsk city due to ongoing violence in eastern Ukraine, UNICEF said today.
Poorest students receive up to 18 times less public education resources than the wealthiest, says UNICEF
DAVOS, 22 January 2015 – In many countries around the world, significantly less public resources are used to educate children in the poorest 20 per cent of society than their counterparts in the most affluent 20%, according to a new report issued today.
Shakira and Gerard Piqué host World Baby Shower to support UNICEF’s work for children
NEW YORK/BARCELONA, 19 January 2015 – Singer-songwriter and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira, and FC Barcelona star Gerard Piqué, are celebrating the imminent arrival of their second child by expanding upon their original concept of a World Baby Shower.
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Ukraine
NEW YORK, USA, 24 January 2015 - The Secretary-General strongly condemns today's rocket attack on the city of Mariupol, which reportedly killed dozens of civilians and left over one hundred injured.
Colored pencils, drawing albums, books and games – basic but so necessary items for children.
KHARKIV, Ukraine, 7 January 2015 - Valeria, a mother of two boys from Lugansk oblast, cannot hide her happiness upon seeing her children opening new school bags filled with stationery, inks for drawing, albums, pens and colored pencils.