Thursday 15 March 2018

"You saved us from freezing weather"

Elena* and her husband are pensioners and the caregivers of two of their grand-children Oleg*, 6 and Pavel*, 10. Elena’s daughter, mother of the two boys, fell ill with an incurable disease and as a result, she is now unable to bring up her children. According to Elena’s words, both children are gifted: Oleg* creates wonderful pictures and has participated in various art competitions several times, where he won prizes, while Pavel* is fond of sports and participates in competitions.


Wednesday 28 February 2018

Save the Children warns of forgotten crisis in Ukraine, as conflict enters fifth year

(Brussels, 28 February 2018): More than half a million Ukrainian children are being forgotten by the world, Save the Children is warning ahead of a conference to try and raise attention to the crisis, being held in Brussels by the European Commission and the United Nations.  


Monday 4 December 2017

187 million USD needed in 2018 to meet the humanitarian needs of 3.4 million vulnerable people including 600,000 children

Today, the Humanitarian Country Team, together with the Government of Ukraine, international and local non-governmental organizations, launched the 2018 Humanitarian Response Plan for Ukraine and appealed to donors to contribute to the required 187 million USD to assist 3.4 million vulnerable people. Save the Children is an active member of the Humanitarian Country Team and co-leads the Education Cluster with UNICEF.

Friday 29 September 2017

Children’s right to education should be protected at all times, especially during armed conflict

Thursday 22 June 2017

Education should be protected during times of armed conflict – Save the Children

Attacks on students, teachers, schools and universities, and the military use of educational facilities, are not acceptable; and continuing education during armed conflict is of paramount importance for children’s wellbeing. These were among the issues discussed at a “Roundtable on Joining Efforts in Protection of Children’s Rights in Armed Conflicts,” held in Kyiv on 8 June, organized by the Danish Refugee Council and the Human Rights Ombudsman of Ukraine.