News about UNICEF and the European Union
European Union donates portion of Nobel Peace Prize money to UNICEF's work educating children in conflict-affected Pakistan
NEW YORK, United States of America, 18 December 2012 – The decision by the European Union (EU) to give a portion of the Nobel Prize award to UNICEF means that more children in Pakistan will have better chance at education and learning.
UNICEF and the European Union take action to tackle undernutriton in Asia and Africa
BRUSSELS, Belgium, 6 December 2012 – The European Union (EU) and UNICEF have joined forces to protect more than 30 million children’s lives by improving nutrition security in five Asian and four African countries.
Nepal, a focus of the High Level Panel on Resilience: The Nutrition Dimension at the European Development Days
KATHMANDU, 16 October, 2012 – This year’s European Development Days, held today in Brussels, Belgium put a spotlight on nutrition and showcased Nepal’s successes through a High Level Panel (HLP) live stream discussion on “RESILIENCE: THE NUTRITION DIMENSION.”
Central African Republic: Commission mobilised additional funding of €1.9 million to help 42,500 displaced people with life-saving assistance
10/22/2012 - There are more than 65,000 internally displaced people in the Central African Republic (CAR) in urgent need of life-saving assistance, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Ecuador – Strengthening educational actors’ capacity in Disaster Risk Reduction
10//11/2012 – In Ecuador, UNICEF and other DIPECHO partners are working to strengthen the role of the education community in preparedness and response to ensure children’s right to education in emergencies and to strengthen the resilience and preparedness of schools.
Youth affected by juvenile justice share their voices through videos
GENEVA, Switzerland and BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan, 21 September 2012 – Two years ago, Aramais, from Yerevan, Armenia, was accused of rape. He pleaded innocent. But the investigation took more than six months, during which time the pressure on the then-15-year-old boy mounted and became almost unbearable.
EU Commissioner addresses UNICEF Executive Board
12 September 2012 – Vows fight against hunger among children under 5 becomes priority.
Anthony Lake and Kristalina Georgieva, media stakeout
11 September 2012 – Informal comments to the media by Mr. Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, and Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response.
Hedy IP, nutrition specialist at UNICEF in Burundi
19 July 2012 – UNICEF and ECHO collaborate on nutrition in Burundi.
IMPROVING NUTRITION SECURITY IN ASIA [PDF]
An EU-UNICEF Joint Action
Public-Private Partnerships Could Play a Critical Role in Tackling Malnutrition
Philippe Cori, Director of UNICEF Brussels at a recent conference in Brussels on Combating Malnutrition through Sustainable Interventions.
High-level delegation from the EU Parliament visits UNICEF-supported programmes in Nepal
Members of the European Parliament in Brussels witness UNICEF Nepal’s programme to improve nutrition under the EU-funded MYCSNIA programme, and visit an Islamic madrassa school that was mainstreamed in the government’s education system.
'It’s About Ability' campaign honoured for the Best Humanitarian Action in Montenegro
A UNICEF- and EU-supported campaign to promote the inclusion of children with disabilities into society is a prize-winner in Montenegro.