United Nations in Ukraine

UNHCR has also included its main programmes and projects in the UN Partnership Framework (UNPF), the common strategic partnership framework between the Government of Ukraine and the UN System for the period of 2018-2022.  Together with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), UNHCR is co-chairing Pillar 4 of the UNPF, dealing with Human security, social cohesion and recovery with a particular focus on Eastern Ukraine. To ensure that UNHCR’s humanitarian activities complement recovery and development efforts eastern Ukraine, UNHCR Ukraine is working with three development agencies (Food and Agriculture Organization; International Labour Organization; and World Health Organization) on the establishment of an area-based recovery programme in government-controlled Donetsk oblast.

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’s promise to “leave no one behind” is pivotal for the inclusion of refugees, IDPs and stateless persons in regular development planning.  In this connection, UNHCR Ukraine is supporting the efforts of the UNCT to advance the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets by Ukraine.

In January 2020, the United Nations launched the global consultation to mark its 75th anniversary. Through surveys and dialogues, it asked people about their hopes and fears for the future – representing the UN’s most ambitious effort to date to understand expectations of international cooperation and of the UN in particular. It is also the largest survey to date on priorities for recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic

As of 21 September 2020, over a million people from all countries and all walks of life had taken part. Their answers provide unique insights into what the public wants at this challenging time for the world. They are released today to coincide with the UN General Assembly’s official commemoration of the 75th anniversary, held under the banner: the future we want, the UN we need.

Read the report here.

Official United Nations in Ukraine website.