UNHCR together with the Theatre of Displaced People presents special programme at GogolFest 2016


KYIV, Ukraine, 16 September 2016 (UNHCR) - Today, one of the biggest cultural events in Kyiv - GogolFest 2016 - starts. The Stage of Displaced People will be part of Gogolfest 2016 held in Kyiv.  This is a special theatre programme which will tell the stories of people who have lost their homes. It is curated by the Theatre of Displaced People with the support of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).


UN expert calls for comprehensive strategy to address IDPs’ plight as winter closes in

GENEVA / KYIV (9 September 2016) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights of internally displaced persons, Chaloka Beyani, today called on the Ukrainian authorities to formulate a comprehensive strategy to prevent and address internal displacement, and provide durable solutions.


UNHCR continues shelter support for Donetsk


KYIV, Ukraine, 22 August 2016 (UNHCR) - On 18 August, 11 UNHCR trucks reached non-government controlled areas (NGCA) in Donetsk region bringing 150 tons of shelter materials and NFIs for partner NGO People in Need (PIN). This delivery, facilitated by Logistic cluster led by Word Food Programme, would allow to assist more than 200 households with shelter repairs in conflict-affected towns, including Donetsk, Horlivka, Debaltseve, Dokuchaivsk and Makiivka. In addition, over 500 vulnerable families will receive basic relief items: bedding, blankets, kitchen sets, jerry cans and buckets.


New address of UNHCR office in Kyiv


UNHCR Ukraine has moved to the new office!
Our new address: 
16, Lavrska St.
Kyiv 01015


UNHCR convoys delivered shelter materials to Luhansk


KYIV, Ukraine, 5 August 2016 (UNHCR) - For the first time in five months, UNHCR convoys have reached conflict-affected populations in the non-government controlled area of Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine, delivering vitally-needed construction materials for thousands of people who had their homes damaged or destroyed during the conflict.