UNHCR has supported opening of rehab center for persons with disabilities in Vinnytsia

VINNYTSIA, Ukraine, 27 March 2017 (UNHCR). UN Refugee Agency has provided technical assistance to “Ukraina” University in Vinnytsia to establish a Rehabilitation Center for persons with disability including IDPs and ATO veterans in the premises of University. Because of the project, about 500 persons with disabilities (including ATO veterans and IDPs) will be able to receive physical rehabilitation during the year.

 

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UNHCR and partners improved conditions at the crossing point Mayorsk

 

MAYORSK, Ukraine, 21 March 2017 (UNHCR). On Monday, March 20, Mayorsk crossing point has received technical assistance from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and other international partners. Four new modules were installed at the crossing point footpaths to improve the conditions of the contact line crossing and decrease the waiting time for people.

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UNHCR and partners to improve conditions at the crossing points in eastern Ukraine

 

NOVOTROITSKE, Ukraine, 7 March (UNHCR). Novotroitske became the first out of three crossing points in Donetsk region to receive technical assistance from UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and partners. The transferred equipment will help to decrease the waiting time and alleviate suffering of tens of thousands of civilians crossing daily the dividing line in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine.

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UNHCR helped to celebrate Nowruz for displaced communities in Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine, 24 March 2017 (UNHCR). UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency in Ukraine supported the celebration of Nowruz holiday, organized by the partners, Crimea-SOS NGO and Rokada Charity Fund. The event was hosted at the Taurida National Vernadsky University, which generously opened its doors for the spring festival to the communities of refugees and internally displaced people in Ukraine.

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UNHCR supports human right based approach in Ukraine’s position towards non-government controlled territories


KYIV, Ukraine, 10 February 2017 (UNHCR). UNHCR together with partners encourages Parliament to ensure international human rights standards while developing comprehensive solutions for territories outside of governmental control. On 8 February, UNHCR participated in a session of the Parliamentary Committee on State Building and Regional Policy to contribute to a discussion of draft law 3593-d On Temporarily Occupied Territory of Ukraine. 

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