“A few months ago, I met with Ali, a young refugee from Afghanistan. He brought to the meeting a 40-page long text he wanted to turn into a theatre play,” recalls Slava Zhyla, Director of the Kyiv Academic Theatre “Actor”. At the time, images of turbulence in...
After seven years of internal displacement, IDPs-changemakers make difference in their communities
Growing up is challenging. Here you are, a 17-year old soon-to-become adult, going to school while enjoying a careless and easy-going life. Then suddenly, you are a 22-year old in constant pursuit of a stable job and in desperate search for your place in this world....
Celebrating 20 Years of partnership between UNHCR and The International Fund for Public Health and Environment “Carpathian Region” NEEKA
A civil activist, who has tirelessly supported internally displaced persons (IDPs), especially children and families with disabilities affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine since 2014, has been named the 2020 Regional winner of the UN Refugee Agency’s Nansen Refugee Award in Europe.
Tetiana Barantsova named regional winner for Europe for the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award.
UNHCR in Ukraine has developed a Catalogue of goods produced by refugees and IDPs. These handmade products are a tangible celebration of a refugee’s skills and creativity. Production and distribution of these goods offer new economic opportunities for the people who make them.
Let’s support refugees and IDPs! By purchasing these goods you help to provide creative employment for displaced families and give them opportunity for self-reliance in a new hosting community.