Are water-related issues urgent for you?

Nowadays the world community faces with problems of fresh and drinking water and water management issues. Anthropogenic transformations have reached the global scale. In spite of a huge number of strategic documents adopted by the international community, the present situation with the fresh water is a source of grave concern.

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Eco Summer Therapy Camps for Children

Every summer for 10 years Green Cross Ukraine and Green Cross Switzerland, as well as partners from Ukraine, has implemented Eco Summer Therapy Camp project within the framework of the international SOCMED program. It is aimed at rehabilitation, medical prevention, cultural, physical and spiritual development of children from low-income families in the regions of Ukraine, which are most subjected to environmental pollution not only as a result of such a massive disaster at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant (since then 24 years have passed, nevertheless disappointing statistics of diseases, particularly among children and adolescents, increases), but also because of the numerous industrial wastes on the territory of Ukraine. These regions include, inter alia, Bila Tserkva, Slavutich, Zhitomir, Pereyaslav-Khmelnitsky, Donetsk region. 

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Resolution on the Right to water

"Acknowledging that access to safe water and sanitation is a human right is crucial to the ongoing struggle to save these lives"

Mikhail Gorbachev

The health status is an essential human value within world community. Therefore, it is very important to maintain the ability to be healthy and deliver it to future generations at this stage of human development.


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Vladimir Seminozhenko, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine met with parliamentarians and public figures of the Swiss Confederation

Vladimir Seminozhenko, Vice Prime Minister met with representatives of the Swiss Parliament, the Green Cross Switzerland and Green Cross Ukraine at the Cabinet of Ukraine on April 27, 2010.

Today Vladimir Seminozhenko, Vice Prime Minister met with representatives of the Swiss Parliament and the leadership of Green Cross Switzerland, charitable organization. Vice Prime Minister noted that the meeting took place during the 24th anniversary of the accident at Chernobyl NPP and thanked the Swiss side for its assistance in liquidation of the consequences. According to him, we deeply appreciate Green Cross Switzerland, Verein Help-Point Sumy, Support to Western Ukraine, Osterfreat and other charitable organizations in Switzerland, which carry out different humanitarian projects in Ukraine; in particular, they invite Ukrainian children in Switzerland to rest and be treated there, equip Ukrainian hospitals with medical facilities, introduce new approaches to rehabilitation of children living in environmentally fragile areas, disseminate Environmental Education Programs in Ukraine.

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Charitable mission of Viennese Ball in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi owing to sponsors, donors and Green Cross Ukraine, charitable organisation

The first Viennese Ball, very interesting and picturesque event took place in Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi on March 8, 2010. Organizers of the event were the New Wave, youth organization and the regional center of social services for families, children and youth. This event resulted in charity fundraising to support creative disabled youth.

Natalia Onoprienko, chairman of the New Wave, youth organization informed that they managed to raise money of over seven thousand UAH that evening. More than UAH 3000 were contributed at first hand; the rest of money was proceeds from sold lots of the auction and social lottery. In addition, some deputies of local authorities promised to allocate certain amount of money as a financial support for talented young people. They expressed certain proposals of donors, who took part in life and work of heroes of the event.

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General Assembly January 2010

Dear Mikhail Sergeevich,
Dear Mr. Kulczyk,
Dear Mr. Likhotal,
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Dear Friends,

First of all I would like to thank you and GCI administration for such possibility to take part in General Assembly.
I would like to highlight several points of SOCMED program projects, which we realize in Ukraine. I will not tell you about difficulties and problems which touched our organization in 2009. I am convinced that there are always some difficulties in each organization. So, I will highlight only the main points.
We have been realizing SOCMED program in Ukraine since 2000. Programs and projects are aimed not only at the improvement of health state of the population, especially children, teenagers and families, who live in the most polluted areas.

Our projects are:
•    Eco Summer Therapy Camp
•    International Eco Camp
•    Caries Prevention
•    Health for the Future
•    Mother and Child clubs (4 regions)
•    Social Cooperatives
•    Training for Trainers. School of Volunteers
•    Information and Publication
•    Development of GCU

I am grateful to Green Cross Switzerland for its support in realization of SOCMED program. We managed to continue our activity and we helped many families, children from orphanages and large families.

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We are open for constructive dialogue and cooperation, and we also hope for your support.

National Ecological Charitable Organization “Green Cross of Ukraine”

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