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2013

Ethiopia/New York, 11 December 2014: 1 in 3 children under-five do not officially exist – UNICEF

Juba, South Sudan, 27 December 2013: Christmas babies a bright point amid suffering in South Sudan

Juba, South Sudan, 24 December 2013: Children in grave danger amid increasing violence in South Sudan

New York/Juba, 22 December 2013: Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on protection of children in South Sudan

Statement of Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, on protection of children in South Sudan

Rwanda, 19 December 2013: 9th National Children’s Summit kicks off with the theme “Children and Self-Reliance”

Uganda, 12 December 2013: 250,000th U-reporter registered in Uganda

Malawi/New York, 11 December 2013: 1 in 3 children under-five do not officially exist – UNICEF

New York, 11 December 2013: One in three children under-five do not officially exist - UNICEF

Tanzania, 10 December 2013: Launch of the 5 Year Strategy for Progressive Child Justice Reform Demonstrates Government Commitment to the Implementation of Children’s Human Rights

6 December 2013: Statement of Condolence on Nelson Mandela from Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director

New York, 3 December 2013: Katy Perry is UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador

Rwanda/New York, 29 November 2013: More than 850,000 infants saved from HIV since 2005, but alarming trends seen among adolescents

Malawi/New York, 29 November 2013: Malawi makes strides in reducing infant HIV infections, but alarming trends seen among adolescents

South Africa, 28 November 2013: South African children resilient in their mitigation of online risks

South Sudan, 29 November 2013: South Sudanese high-level policy advocacy group to promote rights of vulnerable children

Uganda, 26 November 2013: Government of Uganda launches national drive to end preventable child and maternal deaths

Tanzania, 26 November 2013: Launch of The Gender and Children’s Desk and 3 Year Action Plan Demonstrate Police Commitment to Strengthen Its Response to Gender Based Violence and Violence Against Children

New York / South Africa, 20 November 2013: On Universal Children’s Day, put hidden violence and abuse in the spotlight, says UNICEF

Ethiopia, 19 November 2013: Grass-roots movements key to ending world’s toilet problem

Nairobi, 22 November 2013: Polio outbreak in Horn of Africa: Tapering off six months on, but no place for complacency

South Sudan, 11 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation is crucial in ensuring that more girls complete their education

South Sudan, 20 November 2013: South Sudan National Legislative Assembly passes the bill for Ratification of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

South Sudan, 19 November 2013: South Sudan poised to ratify the Convention on the Child Rights of the Child

Nairobi, 18 November 2013: Joint Statement FAO, WFP and UNICEF on Resilience Collaboration

Namibia, 15 November 2013: Namibia Education Transition Fund launched to improve quality education

Ethiopia, 7 November 2013: Millions of Ethiopian Children to be Protected Each Year Against Leading Cause of Severe Diarrhoea

Uganda, 6 November 2013: World Bank and UNICEF partner to innovate for development in Uganda

Tanzania, 2 November 2013: UNICEF Calls for Universal Salt Iodization in Zanzibar

Malawi, 9 October 2013: EU and UNICEF Malawi to achieve Millennium Development Goals in Malawi

Uganda, 24 October 2013: Statement from the UN Resident Coordinator on United Nations Day

Uganda/New York, 23 October 2013: UNICEF Draws on IBM Analytics to Give a Voice to Youth in Africa

Tanzania, 21 October 2013: UNICEF on Global Handwashing Day: A simple solution with far-reaching benefits – the power is in our hands

Zimbabwe, 17 October 2013: New UNICEF Representative arrives to take up post

Mozambique, 15 October 2013: With UNICEF support, Government launches campaign on rights of children with disabilities

Uganda, 11 October 2013: Joint Press Release: International Day of the Girl Child

Somalia, 14 October 2013: On Global Handwashing Day, UNICEF focuses on creating awareness about the link between hand washing and Polio prevention in Somalia

Zimbabwe, 11 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation key to more girls in school and learning

South Africa, 11 October 2013: On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation key to more girls in school and learning

South Africa, 10 October 2013: South Africa stands to benefit significantly from investing in its young

South Africa, 9 October 2013: Roll Back Malaria Progress & Impact Series – Focus on South Africa

Lesotho, 3 October 2013: UNICEF welcomes Lesotho’s expansion of child grants

Somalia, 27 September 2013: New York meeting sets agenda for progress in education in Somalia

Somalia, 23 September 2013: High level signing ceremony highlights importance of strategic partnerships for getting Somali children to school

New York, 25 September 2013: Joint Statement by WHO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNICEF and the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Financing the Health MDGs and for Malaria on the Occasion of the 68th General Assembly of the United Nations

New York, 23 September 2013: Unleash potential of children and adults with disabilities today to shape richer, more inclusive global agendas

Uganda, 21 September 2013: UN Joint Statement: Commemorating the International Day of Peace

New York, 19 September 2013: Podcast #81: The role of business in delivering on the global promise of education

New York, 19 September 2013: New tools from UNICEF to work with business on children’s rights

New York, 19 September 2013: Media advisory: Education cannot wait: High-level meeting to call for global action to plan for, prioritize and protect education in crisis-affected countries

New York / Addis Ababa, 19 September 2013: The United Nations working together with the African Union to protect children in armed conflict

New York, 18 September 2013: Media Advisory: Social Good Summit 2013

Ethiopia, 13 September 2013: Ethiopia Reduces Mortality Among Children Under Five By Two-Thirds Since 1990

Malawi, 13 September 2013: Malawi records tremendous gains in reducing under five deaths

New York, 13 September 2013: UN: Global child deaths down by almost half since 1990

New York, 13 September 2013: Some 35 million more children under five at risk if child mortality goal not met

New York, 11 September 2013: UNICEF, WHO expert briefing on release of global under-five child mortality numbers

Uganda, 10 September 2013: “Breaking with broken systems” – Pan African study tour in Uganda offers way forward in strengthening civil registration systems in Africa

Somalia, 6 September 2013: Massive campaign to get one million Somali children into school to be launched

Zimbabwe, August 2013: The Youth-Zone on Zi-FM

Somalia, 30 August 2013: Media, Community oriented on the Somali Go 2 School Initiative

Zimbabwe, August 2013: UNICEF launches a television and radio programme to discuss health matters

Mozambique, 27 August 2013: UNICEF Mozambique statement on child abuse in Inhambane orphanage

Brussels, 27 August 2013: European Union top officials back #ENDviolence initiative

Nairobi, 26 August 2013: UN agencies meet in Nairobi to enhance cooperation in global fight against malnutrition

Zimbabwe, August 2013: Partners conduct Child Friendly National Budgeting Initiative with Junior Parliamentarians in Bulawayo

South Sudan, 18 August 2013: Children in South Sudan are at a risk of contracting Polio

Zimbabwe, 16 June 2013: Joint statement by the Zimbabwe Youth Council and UNICEF to mark the 2013 Day of the African Child

New York, 19 August 2013: Executive Director message on World Humanitarian Day 2013

Johannesburg/Windhoek/Luanda, 15 August 2013: Severe drought puts millions at risk in Angola and Namibia

South Sudan, 12 August 2013: Youth Migration: Moving South Sudan Forward

Rwanda, 7 August 2013: KOICA provides UNICEF $4.5 million for innovative technologies to save lives of new born children and mothers in Rwanda

Mozambique, 2 August 2013: Children discuss fulfilment of their rights at the Fourth Session of the Children's Parliament

Uganda, 1 August 2013: UNICEF’s innovative tracing tool helps to reunite more than 60 Congolese children with their families

Tokyo, 5 August 2013: Japan steps up to help stop polio outbreak in Somalia

South Sudan, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

South Sudan, 31 July 2013: Ending violence against children is everybody’s responsibility

DRC / Uganda / Geneva, 2 August 2013: Thousands of children escape violence in Eastern DRC, now seeking refuge in Uganda

Uganda, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding: A healthy start for every child’s life

New York, 31 July 2013: Make the Invisible Visible: UNICEF urges louder voices and urgent action to fight violence against children

South Africa, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding is most effective life-saver, UNICEF

New York, 1 August 2013: Breastfeeding is the cheapest and most effective life-saver in history – UNICEF

New York, 25 July 2013: The IKEA Foundation helps UNICEF bring the gift of play to children affected by emergencies around the world

Uganda, 18 July 2013: UNICEF scales up response to emergency in western Uganda

Tanzania, 23 July 2013: The Government of Tanzania launches a new national birth registration system set to massively accelerate the number of children under 5 with birth certificates

New York, 22 July 2013: Overwhelming opposition to female genital mutilation/cutting, yet millions of girls still at risk: UNICEF

Somalia, 19 July 2013: Central Emergency Response Fund allocates Somalia $20 million to support vital humanitarian aid

New York, 17 July 2013: UNICEF to release major report on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting on July 22

New York, 15 July 2013: UNICEF’s story in 2012: unrelenting efforts for world’s most vulnerable children

Somalia, 8 July 2013: The European Commission gives 4.5 million Euros to reduce Somali child deaths from malnutrition

New York, 11 July 2013: Malala Day inspires youth around the world to demand their right to education

South Sudan, 4 July 2013: Government of Japan continues to support vulnerable children in South Sudan

Mozambique, 28 June 2013: Koenraad Vanormelingen appointed UNICEF Mozambique Representative

Zambia, 26 June 2013: ING employees worldwide run for the children of Zambia

Geneva, 25 June 2013: New HIV infections among children have been reduced by 50 per cent or more in seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa

South Sudan, 24 June 2013: South Sudan joins 40 countries to introduce a new movement to tackle malnutrition

New York, 24 June 2013: UNICEF: Children are both the makers and the markers of healthy, sustainable societies

Somalia, 18 June 2013: High Level Conference in Mogadishu to discuss the future of Somali education

New York, 17 June 2013: UNICEF, Nelson Mandela Foundation and Peter Krämer Foundation kick off appeal to expand Schools for Africa Initiative

New York, 17 June 2013: UNICEF opens funding documents to public

New York / Lilongwe, 16 June 2013: Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF

New York / Addis Ababa, 16 June 2013: Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF

South Sudan, 14 June 2013: Ending Child Marriage in South Sudan: Our collective responsibility

South Sudan, 30 May 2013: See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says

New York, 12 June 2013: Conflict creating unprecedented threats to children’s lives

New York, 12 June 2013: Child labour robbing millions of health, education and growth, UNICEF says

Ethiopia, 10 June 2013: Japan donates US$11 million for children in Ethiopia

Malawi, 6 June 2013: See the child - before the disability, MODEA and UNICEF says

London, 8 June 2013: London conference delivers new hope for children in the battle against stunting and other forms of undernutrition – UNICEF

New York, 5 June 2013: Resolute leadership and steadfast commitment are key to winning the battle against undernutrition

Malawi, 30 May 2013: The United Kingdom supports a cleaner, healthier environment for a million people in Malawi

New York, 31 May 2013: Statement by child-focused agencies on the post-2015 High-Level Panel report

Uganda, 24 May 2013: UN Secretary General and World Bank President Meet Uganda’s U-reporters

Viet Nam, 30 May 2013: See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says

Kuala Lumpur, 27 May 2013: Remarkable Progress in Reducing Child Mortality and Improving Maternal Health

Somalia, 23 May 2013: Six years after its last reported case, polio outbreak confirmed in Somalia

Uganda, 8 May 2013: UNICEF responds to Kasese floods disaster

Somalia, 23 May 2013: Major new funding for teachers’ salaries in Puntland and Somaliland

Addis Ababa, 20 May 2013: Universal birth registration could be lasting legacy of African Union’s 50th anniversary

Uganda, 11 May 2013: “Invest in the future; defeat malaria” – United Nations

Paris, 15 May 2013: Funding nutrition: a moral imperative, an effective investment

New York, 15 May 2013: Landmark reached in fight against tetanus, as over half of 59 priority countries declare victory, partners say

Geneva/New York, 13 May 2013: 2.4 billion people will lack improved sanitation in 2015

South Sudan, 25 April 2013: Use of long lasting insecticide - treated bed nets is key to cutting malaria deaths and illness - UNICEF

Uganda, 27 April 2013: Uganda launches vaccine against pneumococcal disease

Ethiopia, 22 March 2013: Clean water, sanitation and a hygienic environment, crucial for children

Ethiopia, 5 April 2013: 1000 Days to reach the most vulnerable children - UNICEF calls on accelerating development results with equity

Uganda, 2 May 2013: Japanese Government Provides Over USD 21 Million in Emergency Response Funds to UN Agencies in Uganda

South Africa, 15 April 2013: Global Conference Stresses Urgent Need to Prioritize the Health of Newborns

New York, 25 April 2013: Nets are key to cutting malaria deaths and illness - UNICEF

Somalia, 24 April 2013: Children in Somalia to receive new vaccination against deadly diseases

Namibia, 25 April 2013: Government of Japan unveils a US$1.5 million grant to improve health and nutrition for Namibia's women and children

South Sudan, 23 April 2013: To mark World Immunization Week, South Sudan intensifies immunization activities throughout the nation

South Sudan, 10 April 2013: UNICEF supports capacity development for Disaster Management and Emergency Response

Tanzania, 19 April 2013: Tanzanian Government launches a Three Year Multi Sector National Plan to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Children

Madagascar, 7 April 2013: Katy Perry teams up with UNICEF and visits children in Madagascar

Angola, 8 March 2013: EU helps fight malnutrition

Zimbabwe, 8 March 2013: Keep children out of harm’s way, UNICEF Executive Director urges Zimbabweans

Eritrea, 19 February 2013: UK donates USD$15 million to UNICEF’s WASH, health and nutrition programmes

Ethiopia, 4 January 2013: UNICEF Ethiopia appoints Hannah Godefa as its new Ambassador

 

 
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