UNHCR helps to develop the next generation of Ukrainian leaders

This fall, Donetsk city hosted the School of Young Leaders, a project aimed to develop management and leadership skills of socially active youth from the Donbas region. The School was organized by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) with the support from the European School and the Donbass Development Center (DDC), both UNHCR project partners.

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UNHCR report exposes the discrimination pervading the life of stateless minorities worldwide

GENEVA/KYIV, 3 November 2017 (UNHCR). A new UNHCR report warns that discrimination, exclusion and persecution are stark realities for many of the world’s stateless minorities, and calls for immediate action to secure equal nationality rights for all.

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Uncertainty lingers for displaced Ukrainians as the conflict enters fourth year

GENEVA / KYIV, 11 August 2017 (UNHCR). As the conflict enters its fourth year, nearly 1.6 million internally displaced Ukrainians struggle to find safety, adequate housing and access to employment.

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UNHCR empowers youth to make changes in their communities: Youth Empowerment Weekend

KYIV, 2 October 2017 (UNHCR). The UN Refugee Agency organized Youth Empowerment Weekend, which took place from September 29 to October 1 in Kyiv region. The event gathered about 50 young participants, including refugees, displaced people and active youth from all over Ukraine. 

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Bureaucratic obstacles, access for housing and employment – common issues both for refugees and IDPs in Ukraine

Kyiv, Ukraine, 08 August 2017 (UNHCR). The UN Refugee Agency has presented a Report on Needs Assessment of Refugees, Asylum Seekers and IDPs in Ukraine. Participatory Assessment is based on findings of almost 200 focus groups conducted in the cities with the largest population of IDPs and refugees.

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