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  • A race against time

    This article gives an overview of the status of Ukraine’s “Bring Kids Back UA” action program.In June 2024, Ukraine held, together with the Swiss government, a peace summit in Geneva. President Zelensky’s Peace Formula that lays grounds for this high-level conference, specifically lists “Release of prisoners and deported persons,” including children, as its priority.Rescue missions…

  • OFF UA is officially registered

    We’re pleased to announce that OFF UA is now officially registered as an NGO in Ukraine. Last week, our co-founder and CEO, Mariam Lambert, visited Kyiv to complete this important step in our ongoing work to return children deported by Russia to their homes in Ukraine and provide them with aftercare.The new Ukrainian NGO will…

  • Mariam Lambert at ICMP 19-06-2024

    Mariam Lambert Joins International Commission on Missing Persons – ICMP Roundtable on Missing Ukrainian Children in The Hague.The June 19 event brought together government officials, lawyers, NGOs, and civil society representatives to discuss strategies for locating Ukrainian persons deported to Russia.On behalf of OFF, Mariam emphasized that the return of deported children is a complex…

  • Mariam Lambert RIGA keynote

    The co-founder and Director of Operations of Orphans Feeding Foundation, Mariam Lambert, was invited as a keynote speaker at the “Russia’s War on Children” conference in Riga on February 1st, 2024. The primary focus of the conference was the deportation of Ukrainian children by Russia, highlighting it as a crime of genocide. The main objective…

  • Interview Mariam Lambert at ZDF “Das Jahr 2023”

    On December 13th, Mariam Lambert was invited to speak at the prestigious annual retrospective TV show in Germany, ZDF’s “Das Jahr 2023”. The renowned host Markus Lanz reflected back on a year of challenges together with his esteemed guests, including the First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, the film director Edward Berger (multi-award winner for…

  • Advocacy at the Brazil Congress

    In October and November 2023, our OFF team has conducted a strategic awareness campaign in Brazil to garner support for initiating a dialogue with the Russian Federation on the issue of forcibly deported Ukrainian children.The primary goal was to engage, in a neutral way, with influential members of the Brazilian parliament, fostering enough support to…

  • Mariam Lambert Kyiv keynote speech

    Our NGO Orphans Feeding Foundation was honoured to attend the International Human Rights Conference “Freedom or Fear” at the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Kyiv, on 8 December 2023. The first day of the conference was chaired by Mr Lubinets, Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights, and the second day was opened by the…

  • Ukrainian teen returns to Ukraine after being taken to Russia from occupied Mariupol

    Bohdan Yermokhin, a Ukrainian teenager who was taken to Russia from the occupied city of Mariupol during the war and prevented from leaving the country earlier this year returned to Ukraine on Sunday with help from Orphans Feeding Foundation.Read article: https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/ukrainian-teen-who-was-taken-russia-occupied-mariupol-returns-ukraine-2023-11-19/ Other links: https://icds.ee/en/a-race-against-time/https://amp.scmp.com/news/world/russia-central-asia/article/3242114/ukrainian-teenager-who-was-taken-russia-occupied-mariupol-returns-ukrainehttps://global.espreso.tv/bohdan-yermokhin-teenager-from-mariupol-kidnapped-by-russian-invaders-and-drafted-into-army-leaves-russia?amphttps://en.vijesti.me/amp/682476/Ukrainian-teenager-who-was-taken-to-Russia-from-occupied-Mariupol-is-returning-to-Ukrainehttps://ts2.shop/en/posts/ukrainian-teen-who-was-taken-to-russia-from-occupied-mariupol-returns-to-familyhttps://www.brecorder.com/news/40274058https://www.alquds.co.uk/https://1zahid.com/info/deportovanyj-z-mariupolya-do-rf-bogdan-yermohin-povernuvsya-v-ukrayinu/https://www.crookwellgazette.com.au/story/8429300/ukrainian-teen-returned-after-being-taken-to-russia/https://zmina.info/news/deportovanyj-rosiyanamy-z-mariupolya-ukrayinskyj-pidlitok-bogdan-yermohin-povernuvsya-v-ukrayinu/https://wz.lviv.ua/news/501556-deportovanyi-mariupolskyi-pidlitok-bohdan-yermokhin-povernuvsia-do-ukrainyhttps://newsbulletin247.com/world/435205.html?amp

  • Strasbourg European Parliament presentation

    When the Stolen Children of Ukraine, previously deported to Russia, are brought back to safety, they can’t return home due to the risk of military resurgence… In a united effort, our NGO Orphans Feeding Foundation, Ukraine’s Ombudsman Lubinetzs and the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights, are taking action to support children returning from deportation.Our…

  • BringKidsBackUA press presentation

    Ukraine Presidential website press release

    “Ukraine can count on support of the Netherlands in returning home Ukrainian children forcibly deported to Russia – Andriy Yermak based on the results of the visit of the Ukrainian delegation to the Netherlands within Bring Kids Back UA project”.Read article: https://www.president.gov.ua/en/news/ukrayina-mozhe-rozrahovuvati-na-pidtrimku-niderlandiv-u-pove-85657