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Situation in Horn of Africa set to get worse for millions of children
NAIROBI, Kenya, 17 July 2011 – UNICEF has called for an immediate expansion of assistance across the Horn of Africa’s drought affected communities, to address the...

UNICEF launches USD 1.4 billion appeal in response to most extreme crises
GENEVA, 7 March 2011 – UNICEF released the Humanitarian Action for Children Report (HAC) 2011 today, requesting $1.4 billion in its annual appeal to donors to...

UNICEF: Investing in adolescents can break cycles of poverty and inequity
NEW YORK 25 February 2011 - Investing in the world’s 1.2 billion adolescents aged 10-19 now can break entrenched cycles of poverty and inequity, said UNICEF...

Rich countries letting poorest children fall, says new report
FLORENCE/HELSINKI/GENEVA, 3 December 2010 - A landmark report by the UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre has found that children in many...

An AIDS- Free Generation is achievable by focusing on the most disadvantaged communities affected by HIV, says a new U.N. report marking World AIDS Day
NEW YORK, 30 November 2010 - Achieving an AIDS-free generation is possible if the international community steps up efforts to provide universal access to...

UNICEF issues a new appeal for the 10 million children affected by the flooding in Pakistan
GENEVA, 21 September 2010 - UNICEF today issued a report on the flooding emergency in Pakistan saying that, "with over 10 million children hit by...

First glimpse of World Cup for rural African youth
NEW YORK, 8 June 2010 - Young Africans are passionate about soccer, and some young people in remote parts of the continent will be able to watch...

Earthquake in Haiti
NEW YORK, 20 January 2010 - The earthquake that devastated parts of Haiti, on 12 January 2010, destroyed much of the country’s fragile...

Nutrition Report 2009
NEW YORK, 11 November 2009 - According to a new nutrition report released by UNICEF today titled ‘Tracking Progress on Child and Maternal...

World Malaria Day
24 April 2009 – Major signs of progress across Africa in the fight against malaria, particularly the increase in distribution of...

Humanitarian Action Report (HAR)
27 January 2009 - UNICEF’s 2009 Humanitarian Action Report (HAR), the agency’s annual funding appeal for protracted emergencies...

SOWC 2009
15 JANUARY 2009 – UNICEF’s flagship publication, launched today in Johannesburg, focuses on maternal and neonatal health, and the strategies...

JMP - 2008
NEW YORK, 17 July 2008 - The UNICEF/Who Joint Monitoring Programme report (JMP) provides a detailed country, regional and rural/urban breakdown of global...

SOWC 2008
22 JANUARY 2008 - UNICEF’s flagship publication, launched today, focuses on child survival and proven strategies that could slash child mortality around the world.

International Year of Sanitation 2008
1 January 2008 - 2.6 billion people - nearly half of humanity – do not have access to a clean and safe toilet. Those who make up this shocking total live in towns and crowded rural...

CRC@18
NEW YORK, 20 November 2007 - This year marked the 18th anniversary of the CRC. That means that anyone who turned 18 in 2007 was...

Study on Violence Against Children Press Room
NEW YORK, 19 October 2007  - The UN study on Violence Against Children is a landmark effort to provide a detailed global picture of the nature...

Machel + 10
17 October 2007 - A new report, released in October 2007 by UNICEF and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict...

September is back-to-school month
September 2007 - For millions of children worldwide, September is back-to-school month. For millions of others, it is just business as usual.

Day of the African Child - 2007
16 June 2007 - The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on 16 June every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the Organization of African Unity.

Gearing up for the International Year of Sanitation 2008
On 7 May, 2007, experts from the private and public sector will attend the First Planning Meeting on the International Year of Sanitation 2008 to map out...

Global Action Week on Education
NEW YORK, April 2007 - The Global Action Week is a worldwide campaign to raise awareness of the importance of Education for All.

World Water Day 2007
On 22 March, the World Water Day will be marked around the globe under the theme of water scarcity - with an estimated 425 million children under the age of 18 still facing water shortages.

Free children from war
NEW YORK, 6 February 2007 - Countries from every region, international organizations and NGOs will discuss comprehensive strategies...

The Measles Initiative 2007
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 19 January 2007 - The Measles Initiative represents a long-term commitment to support the goal of reducing measles...

Children and AIDS: A Stocktaking Report
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 16 January 2007  - Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS was launched in October 2005 with the goal of putting the ‘missing face’....

Tsunami Press Room
NEW YORK, 20 December 2006 - Two years after the Indian Ocean tsunami left over 200,000 dead and missing, and uprooted millions more, the longer-term impact has become more apparent.

Pakistan Quake Press Room
On 8 October 2005, the strongest and most devastating quake in Pakistan's history, measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale, killed over 73,338 people, seriously injured 69,400 and left 3.3 million homeless.

The Child Survival Symposium ( MDG 4 ) - New
New York, 13 September 2006 - Child Survival Symposium aims to raise awareness of child survival issues and galvanize action to reduce child mortality...


 

 

 

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