News from the Region

Assisted living approved for disabled people in Russia

The Federation’s Ministry of Labour and Social Protection approves recommendations for assisted living for disabled people   20.12.2017   According to Labour Ministry experts, assisted living as an alternative to in-patient care will enable disabled people to make the most…

Ukraine Humanitarian Needs Overview 2018

REPORT from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Published on 04 Dec 2017 —View Original Download PDF (8.47 MB)English version Download PDF (15.07 MB)Ukrainian Version Download PDF (1.61 MB)English Summary NEEDS & KEY FIGURES The human toll of…

Children threatened by mines in eastern Ukraine

220,000 children threatened by mines and other explosive weapons in eastern Ukraine – UNICEF GENEVA/KYIV, 21 December 2017 – Eastern Ukraine is now one of the most mine-contaminated places on earth, endangering 220,000 children who live, play and go to…

Russia’s orphans complain about lack of housing

Russian prosecutors receive record numbers of complaints from orphans on the lack of housing   20.12.2017   When it comes to violations of young people’s rights in Russia, the biggest number of complaints received by prosecutors concerns the allocation of…