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War in Ukraine

As a result of the war in Ukraine, UNESCO has mobilised to denounce violence against journalists, promote the importance and therefore the protection of cultural institutions, and work for the maintenance of education to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities in Ukraine.

Assessments undertaken by UNESCO

10
journalists killed
221
cultural sites damaged
2783
educational institutions damaged
Damages and victims
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50,000 computers provided to teachers by Google and UNESCO

As the global community marks the World Teachers’ Day, UNESCO and Google have begun distributing 50,000 computers to Ukrainian teachers to help them deliver distance learning. Training in digital tools will also be provided to them.

Ukraine Google devices delivery Dnipro
UNESCO mission to Ukraine-LVIV
We must safeguard the cultural heritage in Ukraine, as a testimony of the past but also as a catalyst for peace and cohesion for the future, which the international community has a duty to protect and preserve.
UNESCO Director-General
Audrey Azoulay UNESCO Director-General, at the start of the conflict
UNESCO support to journalists in Ukraine
Ukraine Women Artist Petrykivka

UNESCO Tools & Guidelines

Reporting on migrants and refugees: handbook for journalism educators
UNESCO
2021
UNESCO
0000377890
Safety guide for journalists: a handbook for reporters in high-risk environments
Reporters sans frontières
2017
UNESCO-sponsored
0000243986
Protection of cultural property: military manual
UNESCO
2017
0000259758

UN Resources

UN News
Ukraine Crisis Response
OCHA Daily Humanitarian Situation Report
UNHCR Data Portal
WHO Situation Report