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02-12-2019 - 08-12-2019

06.12. The World Health Organization (WHO) believes that the main factor in reducing immunization is the dissemination of false information about the dangers of measles vaccines on social networks.
06.12. 59% of Ukrainians believe that for the sake of peace, it is worth agreeing on compromises, but not all. This position is prevalent in all regions: Western (57%), Central (53%), Southern (60%), Eastern (67%). (Data from a poll of the DIF and KIIS).
06.12. After the liquidation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Kiev Patriarchate, the Synod of the CCU created a religious organization for the patriarch Filaret in the form of a mission. He has left a complex of buildings in the center of Kiev.
05.12. Representatives of the German economy are calling for a conference of donors for Ukraine. Ukraine needs urgent assistance of three billion euros, according to Germany.
05.12. In 2020, 168 million people (every 45th inhabitant of the planet) will need humanitarian assistance and protection. The UN has requested $ 29 billion for humanitarian projects in 2020.
05.12. А new regulation by Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, came into force increasing its participation in border surveillance and support for EU member states and Schengen countries, Ekathimerini writes.
04.12. The European Environmental Agency (EEA) new report predicts that Europe will not achieve its 2030 climate and energy targets "without urgent action during the next 10 years".
04.12. President Volodymyr Zelensky announced on Facebook the launch of the state program "Return and Stay" aimed at returning migrant workers to Ukraine and supporting their business projects.
04.12. Poland and the Baltic States can count on NATO military assistance if Russia attacks them. Deploying its troops in these countries, the North Atlantic Alliance is sending a "strong signal to Russia," NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
03.12. For the first time, Ukraine has joined the international PISA education quality survey. As it turned out, Ukrainian students were slightly below average (they scored an average of 466 points out of 1,000 possible). Reading and mathematical competences, as well as knowledge in the field of natural sciences were evaluated.
03.12. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has adopted a law that paves the way for changing the leadership of the State Bureau of Investigation and actually restarting its work.
03.12. The Trump administration intends to propose a regulation next year that would require all travelers - including U.S. citizens - to be photographed when entering or leaving the United States, according to the administration’s regulatory agenda.