Under the slogan "Women's leadership for the protection of the environment and sustainable development", a Forum was held in Kyiv on June 15, at which 100 women from all over Ukraine received Green Heart Leader Award. The purpose of the Forum is to present examples of women's leadership in difficult times, to draw attention to the great responsibility of those who have the courage to lead, move the environmental agenda and help people.
GEF SGP team in Ukraine announces the launch of Crowdfunding Campaign SAVEducation in Irpin. This initiative aims to restore educational institutions, equip shelters and organize a quality educational process for the children of the Irpin community.
On October 9 and 10, 2013, the city of Sarny in Rivne region of Ukraine hosted the All-Ukrainian Environmental Forum «Children for Environment: The Future We Want!", supported by the UNDP/GEF Small Grants Programme within the framework of the GEF SGP Project “Ecological education of youth as a method to combat climate change”. The Forum was organised by the Children NGO "Environmental Club “Sprout” and other public organizations from the GEF SGP Non-governmental network in Ukraine. Words of sincere gratitude and support of the Forum participants were expressed in welcoming speeches by the Chief specialist of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Rivne Oblast State Administration V.S.Sovhut, Deputy Head of the Sarny District Administration T.Y. Sukhareva, the Sarny Mayor S.M. Yevtoshok, Vice President for Scientific and Educational Work of the State Environmental Academy of Postgraduate Education and Management V.E. Baranovska, Chairperson of the GEF SGP Steering Committee O.Yu. Brodsky, Director of the Sarny gymnasia school T.S. Shepel.