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Alarming global surge of measles cases a growing threat to children – UNICEF
NEW YORK, 1 March 2019 – UNICEF warned today that global cases of measles are surging to alarmingly high levels, led by ten countries accounting for more than 74 per cent of the total increase, and several others that had previously been declared measles

Safer Internet Day: 50.2 per cent of children under 15 years are online in Ukraine
Kyiv, 5 February 2019 – UNICEF warned today of the dangers posed by online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment for the 90 per cent of young people aged 15 to 24 years old who are online in Ukraine.

UNICEF appeals for $3.9 billion in emergency assistance for 41 million children affected by conflict or disaster
GENEVA/NEW YORK/KYIV, 29 January 2019 – Millions of children living in countries affected by conflict and disaster lack access to vital child protection services, putting their safety, well-being and futures at risk

New Year’s Babies: Over 15,700 children will be born in parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia on New Year’s Day - UNICEF
GENEVA, 1 January 2019 – According to available data, an estimated 15,758 babies will be born in parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia on New Year’s Day, UNICEF said today.

World has failed to protect children in conflict in 2018: UNICEF
NEW YORK, 28 December 2018 – The futures of millions of children living in countries affected by armed conflict are at risk, as warring parties continue to commit grave violations against children, and world leaders fail to hold perpetrators accountable

Five Youth Teams Received Grants from UNICEF and the EU for Social Initiatives
Kharkiv, 17 December 2018, On 16 December, the winners of the new wave of the UPSHIFT Ukraine international innovation programme funded by UNICEF and the European Union were announced at Karazin Kharkiv National University.

UNICEF and Ukrainian Red Cross Society provide first aid trainings for water workers in eastern Ukraine
Mariupol, 12 December 2018  - On 10-11 December, the first cohort of water workers from Mariupol and Avdiivka participated in the first aid training, organized by Ukrainian Red Cross Society with support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Ukraine Selects Cities Most Friendly to Youth and Children
Kyiv, 11 December 2018 – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), jointly with the Government of Ukraine, announced the list of Ukrainian cities and communities qualified to receive the Candidate Status under the UNICEF global program

Delegation from the Embassy of Japan to Ukraine visited UNICEF programme sites in Donetsk and Luhansk regions
Novoluhanske, 6 November 2018 – A two member delegation from the Embassy of Japan led by Ambassador Shigeki Sumi visited schools in conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine today.

Counterring cyberbullying and sign language classes: second wave of UPSHIFT Youth Project completed in Kharkiv
The graduates of international innovative UPSHIFT project are about to launch a psychological consultation centre, deliver lectures on sexual education, and equip a free gym in Kharkiv.

UNICEF and EU launch UPSHIFT innovative programme for disadvantaged youth in Kharkiv
Kharkiv, 9 August 2018 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with the European Union’s support presented the UPSHIFT Ukraine programme to develop professional skills of adolescents and youth in Kharkiv on August 9.

Five communities in Donetsk oblast to set up an integrated system of social services with the UNICEF and EU support
Five communities of Donetsk oblast have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to set up an integrated system of social service provision.

Odesa becomes the first Ukrainian city with one million residents to sign the memorandum in the frame of "Child and Youth Friendly Municipality" Initiative
ODESA, Ukraine, 24 July 2018 - On 24 July, Odesa municipality has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the frame of the Global Child and Youth Friendly Municipality Initiative.

Small Grants for Youth Competition Continues in Eastern Ukraine
Kramatorsk, UKRAINE, 16 July 2018: UNICEF invites youth in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts to take part in a call for proposals for small grants that is funded by the European Union.

Druzhkivka becomes the first community to sign the memorandum in the frame of "Child and Youth Friendly Municipality" Initiative
DRUZHKIVKA, Ukraine, 4 July 2018 - On 4 July 2017, UNICEF Ukraine and Druzhkivka city signed the Memorandum of Understanding in the frame of the Child and Youth Friendly Municipality Initiative.

150 Ukrainian cities and communities strive to become child and youth friendly municipalities
KYIV, Ukraine, 1 June 2018 – Eleven cities (Vinnytsia, Odesa, Lviv, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Cherkasy, Mariupol, Kremenchuk, Druzhkivka, Biloziria, Biliaivka and Novoukrainka) have been shortlisted to receive the honorary status of Child

Delegation from the Embassy of Japan to Ukraine visits Luhansk Oblast to monitor UNDP and UNICEF programme implementation
16 May 2018, Severodonetsk, Luhansk Oblast – A delegation from the Embassy of Japan visited conflict-affected areas in eastern Ukraine on May 15-16 to assess the recovery and development projects implemented by the United Nations Development Programme

1,300 teachers will join the World’s Largest Lesson Project in Ukraine to educate children about the Global Goals
KYIV, Ukraine, 22 April 2018 - UNICEF has invited teachers from across Ukraine to join the World’s Largest Lesson project and lead a second wave of lessons about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in schools.

School children caught in the crossfire of eastern Ukraine’s four- year conflict – UNICEF
GENEVA, 4 May, 2018 – More than four years of conflict in eastern Ukraine have taken a devastating toll on the education system, destroying and damaging hundreds of schools and forcing 200,000 girls and boys to learn in militarized environments

Ministry of Health signs agreements with international organizations for procurement of medicine for the 2018 budget
KYIV, 27 April 2018 - The Ministry of Health of Ukraine (MoH) signed agreements with international organizations for procurement of medicines and healthcare products for the 2018 state budget.

Ukraine joins the European Immunization Week
KYIV, Ukraine, 23 April 2018 – The European Immunization Week was launched in Ukraine today.

Essential humanitarian supplies reach children in conflict-affected eastern Ukraine with Government of Switzerland support – UNICEF
KYIV/DONETSK, 21 April 2018 - A UNICEF convoy carrying essential humanitarian supplies has reached the non-government-controlled areas of Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, with the support of the Government of Switzerland.

Additional consignment of 800,000 doses of measles vaccine arrived in Ukraine
Kyiv, 20 April, 2018 - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on request of the Ministry of Health has airlifted a new batch of vaccines against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR).

Child and Youth Friendly Municipalities Program
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in cooperation with the Government of Ukraine and partners calls on municipalities to join the Worldwide Child and Youth Friendly Community Movement.

UNICEF and the Ministry of Health bring a new consignment of measles vaccine to Ukraine
KYIV, 27 February 2018 - At the request of Ukraine’s Ministry of Health, the United Nations Children’s’ Fund (UNICEF) has facilitated a fast-track delivery of vaccines to respond to the current measles outbreak in the country.

The Government of Japan provides USD 3.6 million to support people and communities in Eastern Ukraine affected by the conflict
Kyiv, 19 February 2018 – In 2018, the Government of Japan, the Government of Ukraine and the United Nations system in Ukraine will continue partnership in addressing humanitarian needs and support recovery in conflict-affected areas

Youth Teams from Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts to Receive UNICEF and EU Grants for Development of their Communities
14 February 2018, KYIV/SVIATOHIRSK, Ukraine: Twenty-eight youth teams will receive small grants worth up to UAH 50,000 each to implement their initiatives in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts.

UNICEF facilitates a fast track delivery of measles vaccines at the request of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine
KYIV, 6 February 2017 -  A new shipment of 220,000 doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) vaccines will arrive to Ukraine in late February 2018.

UNICEF seeks $3.6 billion in emergency assistance for 48 million children caught up in catastrophic humanitarian crises
NEW YORK/GENEVA/KYIV, 30 January 2018 – UNICEF appealed today for $3.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance to 48 million children living through conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies in 51 countries in 2018.

220,000 children threatened by mines and other explosive weapons in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
GENEVA/KYIV, 21 December 2017 – Eastern Ukraine is now one of the most mine-contaminated places on earth, endangering 220,000 children who live, play and go to and from school in areas littered with landmines

#InnovativeCharity with Visa and Portal Supports UNICEF Inclusive Education Program
December 14, 2017 – UNICEF, Visa and the portal announce the launch of the campaign #InnovativeCharity.

UNICEF: Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit the most disadvantaged
Kyiv, 11 December 2017 – Despite children’s massive online presence – 1 in 3 internet users worldwide is a child – too little is done to protect them from the perils of the digital world and to increase their access to safe online content

Germany increases its humanitarian assistance to improve water safety in eastern ukraine
KYIV, 12 December 2017 - The Government of Germany provided additional 14.3 million EUR to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to ensure water security to communities living along the contact line in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts

Global complacency threatens the lives of children and adolescents as world set to miss global AIDS target - UNICEF
NEW YORK/JOHANNESBURG, 01 December 2017 – In 2016, 120,000 children under the age of 14 died of AIDS related causes, and 18 children were infected with HIV every single hour.

World`s Largest Lesson to teach 15,000 Ukrainian children about Sustainable Development Goals
World`s Largest Lesson to teach 15,000 Ukrainian children about Sustainable Development Goals

UNICEF conducts “EmPower Girls” Football Cup in support of girls’ rights
Kyiv, 12 October 2017 – The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Ukraine with the support of the Government of Germany through KfW Development Bank and together with the Federation of Football of Ukraine conducted “EmPower Girls” Football Cup on October 11

UNICEF together with American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine provided the rapid diagnostics equipment to the children's hospital
Kyiv, 18 October 2017. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with financial support of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine has provided the National Children's Hospital Ohmatdyt with the latest medical equipment GeneXpert

Children’s right to education should be protected at all times, especially during armed conflict
Kyiv, Ukraine 28 September 2017 - The right to safety and education should be guaranteed to all children during the armed conflict, therefore, the Ministry of Education and Science supports the initiative of joining the Safe School Declaration.

UNICEF and P&G to set up parenting rooms in health facilities in Ukraine
Donetsk/Luhansk, Ukraine 5 September 2017 – UNICEF with support from Procter & Gamble will set up parenting rooms in medical facilities in 11 locations in Donetsk and Luhansk Oblasts of Ukraine.

WHO and UNICEF estimates of national immunization coverage (WUENIC) in 2016
GENEVE, 18 July 2017 - The 2016 WHO/UNICEF estimates of national immunization coverage (WUENIC) are now available.

Bullying in Ukraine: a major problem for children. UNICEF launches an anti-bullying campaign.
KYIV, 13 July 2017 – 67% of children in Ukraine aged 11-17 faced bullying in the past three months.

EU increases education and protection support for children affected by conflict in eastern Ukraine
KYIV, Ukraine / BRUSSELS, 17 July 2017 – A new European Union funded UNICEF project will strengthen vital education and protection services for children caught in the on-going conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Italian artist Millo creates a mural on the wall of Kremenchuk juvenile detention facility
Kyiv, Ukraine 12 July 2017 - Author of the famous mural in Kyiv ‘Love Runs the World,’ Italian street artist Francisco Camillo Georgino, also known as Millo, has created a new mural titled ‘The Power of Imagination’ on the wall of the Kremenchuk juvenile

750,000 children at risk of being cut off from safe drinking water after increased shelling in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF
KYIV, Ukraine/GENEVA 16 June 2017 – At least 750,000 children are at imminent risk of being cut off from safe drinking water following a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine, warned UNICEF today.

110 Early Intervention Specialists Graduate in Kharkiv
Kharkiv, 2 June 2017 – After 9 months of intensive training, Ukraine’s first early intervention specialists graduated in Kharviv. The 110 are the first group of graduates supported by UNICEF that seeks to contribute to the development of Ukraine’s early

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





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