200,000 children need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
KYIV/GENEVA, 7 April 2017 – More than 200,000 children – or 1 in 4 - in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than
Italy donates EUR 1 million to WFP and UNICEF for people affected by conflict in Eastern Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine, 23 February 2017 – The Government of Italy has donated EUR 1 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF to assist people affected by the conflict in Eastern Ukraine in 2017.
EU supports access to school, psychological wellbeing of children in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine
Kyiv/Bakhmut, 20 February 2017 – The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, today visited School No. 1 in Bakhmut, Donetsk region, one of the schools where the EU, in partnership with UNICEF
Number of Ukrainian children needing aid nearly doubles to 1 million over the past year – UNICEF
KYIV/GENEVA, 17 February 2017 – As the volatile conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year, 1 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance - nearly double the number this time last year, said UNICEF.
UNICEF and Free Press Unlimited launch WADADA News for Kids Ukraine
AMSTERDAM/KYIV, 10 February 2017 - UNICEF Ukraine and the Dutch NGO Free Press Unlimited are taking the first steps to set up a child-centered news program in eastern Ukraine next week in Dnipro.
Thousands of children out of school after classrooms hit by heavy shelling in eastern Ukraine
Kyiv/Geneva, 6 February 2017 – Thousands of children have been forced out of school in eastern Ukraine due to last week’s surge in fighting.
Heavy fighting in Ukraine leaves thousands of children cold, thirsty and out of school – UNICEF
KYIV/GENEVA, 1 February 2017 – Following intense fighting over the last two days around the town of Avdiivka, Donetsk region, more than 17,000 people – including 2,500 children – are facing freezing weather without any heating, electricity or water.
Football will help UNICEF and partners promote child rights in Ukraine
UNICEF together with the Football Federation of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education will support sport to improve child rights and facilitate social integration of internally displaced and conflict-affected children.
Volleyball, Friends and Music: UNICEF Brings Together Schoolchildren from Eastern Ukraine
One year ago, Misha Boiko lost his parents. He continues to live in Sloviansk, a city close to the conflict area, and daily struggles provide little opportunity to think about the future.
UNICEF commemorates 70 years of tireless work for the world’s most vulnerable children
NEW YORK, 11 December 2016 – On the 70th anniversary of its founding, UNICEF celebrates the immense progress made for the world’s children – and renews the urgent call to reach millions of children whose lives and futures are endangered by conflict
SES of Ukraine received 12 pyrotechnical vehicles for humanitarian demining from the Government of Japan and UNICEF
Kyiv, 1 December 2016: A total of 12 pyrotechnical vehicles were officially handed over to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES) today at the Fire and Rescue Station #25 in Kyiv.
New HIV infections among adolescents projected to rise by nearly 60 per cent by 2030 if progress stalls – UNICEF
NEW YORK/JOHANNESBURG 1 December 2016 – New HIV infections among adolescents are projected to rise from 250,000 in 2015 to nearly 400,000 annually by 2030 if progress in reaching adolescents stalls, according to a new report released by UNICEF today.
"What is your name?" - "What is your name?" - dialogue with displaced families to promote peace and social cohesion
Kyiv, November 17 - "Art Arsenal" will host a large-scale exhibition "What is your name?" from 8 to 25 December, covering social inclusion and integration of displaced families and their children.
‘You are among friends. Let’s be together’ – UNICEF and partners call upon to render support to conflict-affected children in Ukraine
2 November 2016 – The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Ukraine together with StarLightMedia group and FILM.UA Group, with the support of the Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons, and the Office of the United Nations
UNICEF Volleyball Cup brought together over 3.500 schoolchildren from Eastern Ukraine
Kharkiv, 16 November 2016 – Eight school teams from five regions in Eastern Ukraine participated in the UNICEF VolleyballCup Final on 15-16 November in Kharkiv
U.S. and Canada Ambassadors urge putting routine immunization in Ukraine back on track
Kyiv, 5 October 2016 - Ambassadors of the United States of America and Canada to Ukraine visited the Children’s Policlinic No. 2 in Kyiv today, accompanied by Acting Minister of Health and UNICEF Representative, and called for restoring the routine immuni
Increasing immunization coverage is priority for Ukrainian Government – Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine
Kyiv, 24 October 2016 – Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko, representatives of the Ukrainian Government and the Presidential Administration have expressed their commitment to restore the routine immunization programme in Ukraine.
10.000 young Ukrainians joined U-Report to speak out for change
More than 10,700 young people joined UNICEF youth initiative U-Report as of September 2016.
80% Ukrainian school teenagers tried alcohol, every other student smoked, and 10% have strong internet addiction, - survey supported by UNICEF
Kyiv, 20 September 2016 – In Ukraine, 83.4% teenagers used alcohol, 52.3% confirm smoking experience, and 11.3% – illegal substance use, - shows European School Survey Project on Alcohol and other Drugs (ESPAD), conducted throughout 2015 with support by
UNICEF together with children creates a mural to celebrate EU’s “Children of Peace” programme in Eastern Ukraine
Sievierodonetsk, 29 September 2016 – The United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Ukraine together with children created a mural in Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk region, in the framework of EU’s “Children of Peace” programme
UNICEF, Mariupol City Council and Vodocanal launch Social Water project to provide clean drinking water to vulnerable populations
Mariupol, 3 October 2016 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Ukraine will support the City Council of Mariupol, Donetsk region, and Mariupol Vodocanal to provide free drinking water to social institutions such as schools, kindergartens
UNICEF Volleyball Cup to start in Ukraine
Kharkiv, 3 October 2016 – The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Ukraine and the Committee for Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science (MES) of Ukraine launched the volleyball competition among school children.
UNICEF Ukraine and Luhansk region will work together towards safe access of children to education
Sievierodonetsk, Ukraine 18 August 2016 – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Ukraine and the Luhansk Region State Administration signed a Memorandum of Understanding that defines collaboration in giving children safe access to education.
Over 150.000 children affected by the conflict in Ukraine gained improved access to education as result of UNICEF, Government of Japan cooperation in 2015-2016
30 August 2016, Sievierodonetsk – The UNICEF Representative in Ukraine Giovanna Barberis and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Ukraine Shigeki Sumi visited eastern Ukraine this week to assess the results of cooperation on projects
UNICEF Ukraine supports youth clubs in Eastern Ukraine and launches Small Grants Program for active youth
SLOVIANSK / SVIATOHIRSK, Ukraine, 29 June 2016 – UNICEF Ukraine today launched a Small Grants Program for active young citizens in Sloviansk and Sviatohirsk.
On International Youth Day, a new poll highlights prevalence of bullying and its devastating impact on young people
In a recent U-Report poll young people were asked via SMS, Facebook and Twitter, a series of questions relating to the impact of bullying in their community, their own personal experiences of bullying and what they think can be done to end this type
The United Nations Children’s Fund receives UAH 76,500 from ING Bank as a result ‘Run for UNICEF’ charitable marathon
Kyiv, Ukraine – The employees of ING Bank Ukraine took part in a charitable marathon ‘Run for UNCEF’ to raise funds for UNICEF Ukraine.
UNICEF Ukraine and Education Department of Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk regions sign a Memorandum of Understanding towards greater social cohesion and integration of IDPs in eastern Ukraine
Dnipro/Sloviansk, 30 June 2016 – UNICEF Ukraine and the Education Department of Dnipropetrovsk and Donetsk regions signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the framework of the project “Towards greater social cohesion and integration of IDPs in eastern
UNICEF has launched global fundraising campaign in Ukraine to help children in emergencies
Kyiv, Ukraine, 1 June 2016 – UNICEF together with Louis Vuitton, Vogue Ukraine, and famous singer Tina Karol have launched global campaign Make a Promise in Ukraine.
Governments urged to make the right choices now to reverse fate of the most vulnerable children: UNICEF
GENEVA, 28 June 2016 — Children in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia are paying the price for uneven and unfair progress across the region – they are more likely to be poor and more vulnerable than adults
Five Community Protection Centers operating in Mariupol with UNICEF support
MARIUPOL, Ukraine, 2 June 2016 – Giovanna Barberis, the UNICEF Representative in Ukraine, together with the Mayor of Mariupol today opened a new Community Protection Center (CPC) in Mariupol
‘#EmergencyLessons’ campaign highlights importance of education for children in conflict and disaster zones
BRUSSELS / NEW YORK, 16 May 2016 – The European Union and UNICEF today launched #EmergencyLessons, a new campaign to highlight the importance of education for children affected by emergencies.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visits conflict-hit Ukraine to highlight the importance of education in emergencies
NEW YORK/ KYIV 4 May 2016 – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom travelled to conflict-hit eastern Ukraine to raise awareness of the global education crisis facing children in humanitarian emergencies.
UNICEF launched new youth initiative U-Report in Ukraine
KYIV, 23 April 2015 – UNICEF has launched its flagship youth initiative U-Report in Ukraine. More than 800 young people from all over Ukraine gathered at the U-Report Interactive Workshop to join this new initiative.
Children and their families in Eastern Ukraine to gain improved access to emergency aid, education and social services
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine, 18th March 2016 – There are currently some 3.1 million people in need in Ukraine as a result of the conflict.
EU supports education in emergencies for conflict-affected children and youth in Ukraine
Kiev/ Brussels, 17th March 2016 – Today, the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides has visited one of the EU Children of Peace projects in Ukraine in a school in Konstantinovska/ Ukraine.
Two years on, Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children
GENEVA/ NEW YORK/KYIV, 19 February 2016 – The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in eastern Ukraine, UNICEF said today.
Humanitarian organisations provide sanitation at checkpoints in Eastern Ukraine
Marinka/Kurakove, Ukraine, February 10th, 2016 – Acceptance International in partnership with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has successfully launched the project “Sanitation without Landmines & Explosive Remnants of War” in Eastern Ukraine
Third Round of Polio Vaccination Begins
KYIV, 22 January 2016 – With an EU donation of 900,000 thousand Euro, UNICEF has procured 4.5 million new Oral Polio Vaccines (OPV), to kick start the third round of polio vaccination in Ukraine.
UNICEF launches US$2.8 billion humanitarian appeal for children
GENEVA/KYIV, 26 January 2016 – UNICEF is launching a US$2.8 billion appeal to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies worldwide.
The First Lady of Germany, Patron of UNICEF arrived to Ukraine
KYIV, 17 January, 2016 – Daniela Schadt, First Lady of Germany, Patron of the German National Committee for UNICEF, arrived in Ukraine for a three days visit to raise public awareness in Germany of challenges faced by conflict-affected children