Addressing inequalities is not a choice - it's a moral and practical necessity, says UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 21 February 2013 – “[W]e should be asking not only what growth will do for equity…but also what equity will do for growth.”
Donors pledge more than US$1.5 billion to Global Partnership for Education
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 9 November 2011 - Leading donors at the first-ever Global Partnership for Education (GPE) Pledging Conference promised an initial US$1.5 billion over the next three years to put millions more children in school.
Podcast #48: Discussing the importance of achieving universal quality education for all children
NEW YORK, 4 November, 2011- In Copenhagen, Denmark, representatives from governments, United Nations agencies, the private sector and civil society will gather to take part in a conference in support of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
In Copenhagen, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark visit UNICEF's Supply Centre
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 2 November 2011 – This afternoon the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made a special visit to the UNICEF Global Supply Centre in Copenhagen to help maintain the world’s attention on the humanitarian crisis in East Africa, which has left more than 320,000 children so severely malnourished that they are at imminent risk of death unless they get urgent help.
Senegalese ‘youth representatives’ attend International Climate Change Forum
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 28 December 2009 – Four young people from Senegal were chosen as ‘youth representatives’ at the Children’s Climate Forum in Copenhagen – the run-up event to the COP15 United National Climate Change Conference this month.
Copenhagen event brings young people and global leaders together to discuss climate change
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 16 December 2009 – As world leaders struggled to 'seal the deal' on climate change in the plenary halls of the Bella Center, six young people from across the world met with the Danish Government and humanitarian leaders to make their concerns be known.
UNICEF child-friendly school designer focuses on climate change
NEW YORK, USA, 11 December 2009 – Architect Carlos Vasquez designs child-friendly schools for UNICEF. This past week, he had the opportunity to give presentations about his schools, which are built to withstand disasters caused by climate change, at the Children’s Climate Forum in Copenhagen.
Youth Day events energize debate at UN Climate Change Conference
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 10 December 2009 – Hundreds of children, including eight UNICEF ‘Climate Ambassadors’, wore vibrant orange-and-green t-shirts celebrating ‘Youth Day’ at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) today.
Youth ‘Climate Ambassador’ captures the stage at Copenhagen conference
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 9 December 2009 – Hundreds of United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) participants listened as newly minted UNICEF ‘Climate Ambassador’ Mohamed Axam Maumoon, 15, from Maldives, captured the stage here earlier this week.
Youth 'Climate Ambassador' captures the stage at Copenhagen conference
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 9 December 2009 – Hundreds of United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) participants listened as newly minted UNICEF 'Climate Ambassador' Mohamed Axam Maumoon, 15, from Maldives, captured the stage here earlier this week.
At Copenhagen conference, using music to combat climate change
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 7 December 2009 – As the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 formally opened here today, eight newly named UNICEF 'Climate Ambassadors', aged 14 to 17, launched a dialogue on how music bridges generational and cultural divides in the fight to stop climate change.
Copenhagen Children’s Climate Forum declares: the time to fight climate change is now
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 4 December 2009 - After a week of intensive work and debate, about 160 young people from all over the globe finalized a Declaration today in Copenhagen, committing to personal changes in their own lives and demanding that governments worldwide take actions to protect our planet from the impacts of climate change.
Bangladeshi teenagers discuss impact of climate change in Copenhagen
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 3 December 2009 - Four Bangladeshi teenagers are now in Copenhagen to share their perspectives on climate change with 160 other young people from 44 countries. The Children’s Climate Forum, organised by UNICEF and the City of Copenhagen, is held a week prior to the United Nations Climate Change Conference. It will culminate in the adoption of a resolution with recommendations for global action, which will be presented to world leaders at the conference.
Empowering Climate Ambassadors at the Children's Climate Forum as agents of change
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 3 December 2009 – At the Children's Climate Forum in Denmark, young people are taking the lead in combining technology and grassroots interaction to find solutions in their work on climate change.
Children’s Climate Forum opens in Denmark
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 30 November 2009 - As Copenhagen gets ready to receive world leaders and delegations for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15), from 7 to 18 December, a rather smaller – but nonetheless important – group of young people from 44 different countries has already started to debate the future of our planet.
Making children's voices heard at the 2009 Children's Climate Forum in Copenhagen
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 8 October 2008 – The voices of children from all over the world convened to make themselves heard in the international climate debate earlier this week, as UNICEF Denmark and the municipality of Copenhagen hosted a preview of next year’s ‘Children’s Climate Forum Copenhagen 2009’ (CCFC 09). The event, held at a public school in Copenhagen, offered an advance look at CCFC09 to the Danish and international media.
Countess Alexandra relaunches the AIDS campaign in Denmark
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 27 November 2007 – Alexandra Christina, Countess of Frederiksborg, relaunched the Unite for Children, Unite Against AIDS campaign in Denmark today.
Corporate partners unite to help children affected by AIDS
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 11 September 2006 – “Many of us have a strong desire to make a difference,” said Alfred Josefsen, one of Europe’s most successful business leaders, at a high-profile AIDS campaign event for corporate leaders in Copenhagen late last week.
Princess Alexandra launches AIDS campaign in Denmark
COPENHAGEN, Denmark, 23 March 2006 – Her Highness Princess Alexandra of Denmark launched the UNITE FOR CHILDREN UNITE AGAINST AIDS campaign here today, calling the pandemic “the single largest catastrophe of our generation.”
World Premiere of UNICEF song
COPENHAGEN, 3 April 2005 - "Children First," a UNICEF song about the plight of children worldwide, premiered in Copenhagen during the opening ceremony of the Hans Christian Andersen bicentenary celebration.
27 January 2005: Restoring hope for children after the tsunami
PETTODA, India, 27 January 2005 - It was 6:30 Sunday morning on 26 December in the village of Pettoda, about 250 km south of Chennai in India. Father, mother, three sisters, and a small brother were sleeping in their house made of clay and palm leaves. The house was about 200 metres from the shoreline.
UNICEF families help get aid to the tsunami generation
COPENHAGEN, 8 January 2005 - UNICEF Supply Division, headquartered in Copenhagen, has been working seven days a week since the Indian Ocean tsunami struck.
Denmark’s Princess Alexandra, UNICEF’s Karin Sham Poo celebrate 50 years of UNICEF Denmark
COPENHAGEN/NEW YORK, 30 November 2004 - Over 250 guests celebrated UNICEF Denmark’s 50th anniversary at a recent gala held in Copenhagen, at UNICEF’s global supply headquarters.