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Statement on situation in Yemen by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

“Finding Our Future” – Libyan youth advocacy campaign for the Constitutional Demands launched
Tunis, 18th May 2015 – Representatives of the Libyan youth from all regions of the country launched a campaign to advocate for their Constitutional Demands

Djibouti launches a life-saving immunisation campaign
DJIBOUTI, 11 May 2015 –An integrated immunization campaign is underway to vaccinate 250,000 children aged nine months to 15 years against measles and 125,000 children aged 0 to 59 months against polio. The 6-59 months age group will also receive vitamin A

"Please stop this war": Yemeni children hope for end to conflict
SANA’A, Yemen, 5 May 2015 – Seven-year-old Nada Nussir will not be going to school tomorrow. Or the day after. Or the day after that.

Hundreds of children killed or maimed in deadly month long fighting in Yemen - UNICEF
SANA’A, YEMEN / AMMAN, JORDAN / GENEVA, 24 April 2015 – At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March.

Nearly 8 million children in Sudan to be immunized against measles following deadly outbreak – UNICEF
KHARTOUM, Sudan/ GENEVA / NAIROBI 22 April 2015 – Following one of the worst measles outbreaks in Sudan’s recent history, the Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF

Together For Children UNICEF’s National Campaign in Libya
Zarzis, Tunisia, 21 April 2015 – UNICEF launched ‘Together for Children’, a national campaign with municipalities in Libya.

Step up action before more tragedies unfold in the Mediterranean
NEW YORK, 20 April, 2015 - “Reports of tragedies on the Mediterranean Sea - leaving hundreds of people, including children, dead or missing – are becoming all too frequent and the human cost all too high.

Statement by Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director, on attack in Garowe, Somalia
ROME/NEW YORK, 20 APRIL 2015 - “The horrific attack on our UNICEF colleagues today in northern Somalia is an assault not only on them but on the people they served.

School enrolment rates up but 21 million children in the Middle East & North Africa risk missing out on an education
Beirut 15 April 2015 – Despite impressive progress in raising school enrolment over the past decade, one in every four children and young adolescents (more than 21 million) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are either out of school or at risk of

Zintan Municipality Agrees With UNICEF on Outreach Support to Over 3000 Internally Displaced Families in the City
Tunis, Tunisia, 13 April 2015 –Mr. Mostafa Al Barooni, Mayor of Zintan Municipality and Dr. Ghassan Khalil, UNICEF Special Representative in Libya

New UNICEF consignment of essential supplies arrives in wartorn Yemen
SANA’A/AMMAN, 14 April 2015 – A second aircraft loaded with UNICEF lifesaving supplies has arrived at Sana’a International Airport, bringing nearly 76 metric tonnes of antibiotics, bandages, syringes, IV sets and other materials.

Germany and UNICEF Continue to Strengthen the Child Protection System in Libya
Tunis, Tunisia, April 12, 2015 –His Excellency Mr. Christian Much, The Ambassador of Germany for Libya attended a presentation by UNICEF Libya Country Office on the progress achieved in strengthening the child protection system in Libya

Iraq Goes One Year without Polio Case
Erbil, 7 April 2015 - Today, 7 April, Iraq has gone one year since wild poliovirus paralyzed a 34 month old girl on the outskirts of Baghdad.

Al Baydaa Municipality and UNICEF to Support Internally Displaced Families and Children
Tunis, 7 April 2015 – Mr. Ali Zarzour, Mayor of Al Baydaa and Dr. Ghassan Khalil, UNICEF Special Representative for Libya signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support children of Internally Displaced Persons and their families

Increasing violence in Yemen taking intolerable toll on children: UNICEF
SANA’A/AMMAN, 6 April 2015 – With conflict escalating in many parts of Yemen, children continue to be killed, injured, displaced and put at increasing risk from disease, UNICEF said today

A New Tunisia… an Inclusive Tunisia
HAMMAMET, Tunisia, 30 March 2015 - In the wake of the democratic transition and upcoming reforms, Tunisia is becoming increasingly aware of the rights of children with disabilities and the importance of including them in every aspect of society.

Abu Salim Municipality and UNICEF Cooperate to support IDPs
Tunis, 30 March 2015 – Mr. Abdul Rahman Al Hamdy, Mayor of Abu Salim and Dr. Ghassan Khalil, UNICEF Special Representative for Libya signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate in responding to children’s needs of more than 2750 internally displaced

Tuarga Local Council and UNICEF to Address Sanitation and Hygiene issues in Tuarga Camps
Tunis, 02 April 2015 – The head of the local council of Tuarga Mr. Abd Al Rahman Al Shekshak and Dr. Ghassan Khalil, UNICEF Special Representative for Libya signed a Memorandum of Understanding to address the urgent sanitation and hygiene needs for the

UNICEF Addresses Violence Against Children in Libya
Hammamet, Tunisia, March 12, 2015 – UNICEF Libya country office launches a seven-day workshop to train Libyan researchers and data collectors on Violence Against Children in schools and family settings

UNCIEF advocates for children’s constitutional rights with the Libyan Constitutional Drafting Committee
Tunis, 3 March 2015 – UNICEF Special Representative in Libya, Dr. Ghassan Khalil, submitted a concept note on Incorporating Child Rights in the new Libyan Constitution

EU and UNICEF mark completion of first component of EUR 10 million seawater desalination plant in Gaza
Gaza, 24 February, 2015 - Today the European Union and UNICEF jointly marked the completion of the first component of a EUR 10 million desalination plant which will provide over 75,000 Palestinians with clean, drinking water in Gaza.

Al Fakhoora, UNDP, UNICEF and UNRWA to Launch Us$40 Million Project on Education, Reconstruction and Psychosocial Support in Gaza
During a press conference which took place Sunday at Al Shaqab in Doha, Education Above All’s Al Fakhoora programme signed agreements with the United Nations Development Programme

Violence against children in Egypt
CAIRO, 11 February 2015- The National Council for Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) and the United Nations Children's fund (UNICEF) launched today a study on violence against children.

Despite deepening political crisis in ‪Yemen‬, UNICEF to stay and deliver
Sanaa, 13 February, 2015 – As the political crisis deepens in Yemen with several embassies evacuating their staff, UNICEF reaffirms its commitment to stay and deliver for the children of Yemen.

More brutal and intense conflicts leave children increasingly at risk of recruitment
NEW YORK, 12 February 2015 – Children are increasingly vulnerable to recruitment and use by armed groups as conflicts around the world become more brutal, intense and widespread, UNICEF and the UN Special Representative for Children

UNICEF and David Beckham launch ‘7’ – a new fund for children in danger across globe
LONDON, 9 February 2015 – David Beckham and UNICEF are today launching a groundbreaking initiative, 7: The David Beckham UNICEF Fund, to protect millions of children around the world from danger.

Psychosocial Support for Libyan Children Begins
Tunis, 4 February 2015 – UNICEF and Taher Azzawi Charity Organization signed an agreement to provide psychosocial support for 800 internally displaced families in Tripoli, Libya.

Appel de l’UNICEF au Maroc pour l’interdiction du recrutement des enfants de moins de 18 ans dans le travail domestique
Le Parlement marocain est sur le point d’adopter le projet de loi fixant les conditions d’emploi des travailleurs domestiques. Nous félicitons le Royaume du Maroc pour la prise en considération de cette question.

UNICEF emergency supplies flown in as crisis worsens in Darfur
KHARTOUM, 28 January 2015 – UNICEF flew in today emergency supplies in response to the growing influx of displaced persons into Um Baru locality, north east of the State capital, El Fasher, in North Darfur.

UNICEF launches US$3.1 billion appeal to reach more children in emergencies
GENEVA, 29 January 2015 - UNICEF is launching a US$3.1 billion appeal – its largest ever – to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises worldwide – a US$1 billion jump in funding needs since last year’s appeal.

Devastating Middle East polio outbreak on verge of being stopped, say experts
27 January 2015 | BEIRUT -A 12-month emergency immunization response across the Middle East appears to have halted an outbreak of polio that began in Syria and Iraq, according to health experts meeting in Beirut.

LIBYAN SCOUTS VALUES AS A VEHICLE FOR PEACE
Zarzis, Tunisia, 26 January 2015 - Thirty-eight Libyan Scout leaders are ready, following a five-day training course to provide children affected by the armed conflict with psychosocial support.

UNICEF and European Union fund water conservation project in Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq, 19 January, 2015 – The UNICEF Water and Sanitation (WASH) programme, with financial support from the European Union (EU) has started the implementation of a public awareness project to promote efficient water use and improved hygiene

UNICEF calls for an end to conflict and investment in basic social services for children in Sudan
Khartoum, 19th January 2015- UNICEF expresses grave concern that children are increasingly becoming victims in the recent spike in conflict in areas around Jebel Mara in Central and North Darfur States.

Yemenis must be protected from harm in the home and at school, be it from bombs or guns.
Sana’a, 20 Jan. 2015 – The fighting yesterday between conflicting parties forced hundreds of children to evacuate from classrooms and damaged school buildings in many parts of the city.

UNICEF calls for an end to conflict and investment in basic social services for children in Sudan
Khartoum, 19th January 2015: UNICEF expresses grave concern that children are increasingly becoming victims in the recent spike in conflict in areas around Jebel Mara in Central and North Darfur States

UNICEF Iraq Distributes Over 200,000 Sets of Winter Clothing
Erbil, 11 January June 2015 – Bitterly cold winter weather in Iraq has compounded the dire situation facing more than one million children, as the country continues to suffer from widespread violence and displacement

ECHO provides humanitarian support to address emergency levels of child malnutrition in Sudan
Khartoum, 12th January 2014 – The European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO), have contributed an additional € 1,335,000 to support the work of UNICEF Sudan

UNICEF Renews Calls to Protect Children at All Times; Denounces Killing of Children
Sana’a, 5 January 2015 –UNICEF condemns the killing and maiming of children in the bombing incident at the Cultural Centre in Ibb city which caused at least 31 child casualties

UNICEF ‘world version’ of John Lennon classic invites all to Imagine a better world for children
CAPE TOWN/LONDON/RIO DE JANEIRO/NEW YORK, 31 December 2014 – On New Year’s Eve, John Lennon’s anthem to hope and peace, Imagine, will take centre stage in capitals across the world to help inspire a global movement towards a better future for every child.

Libyan Police Academy Officers Completed Child Rights and Child Protection Training with UNICEF
Zarzis, Tunisia, 18 December 2014 – Fifty officers from the Libyan Police Academy concluded training on Child Rights and Child Protection in Zarzis, Tunisia. The two rounds of training organized by UNICEF Libya country office

UNICEF Statement on deadly attacks on children in Yemen and Pakistan
NEW YORK, 16 December 2014 – The massacre today of more than 100 children in an attack on a school in Pakistan, and the reported killing of at least 15 school girls in a car bombing in Yemen

Libyan Experts Participate With UNICEF in Drafting Curriculum Framework for Libyan Children
December 2014 – 17 experts from different departments at the Libyan Ministry of Education attended in Zarzis, Tunisia the eight-day capacity building workshop, which constitutes the component of the Curriculum Framework Project.

With 15 million children caught up in major conflicts, UNICEF declares 2014 a devastating year for children
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 8 December 2014 – The year 2014 has been one of horror, fear and despair for millions of children, as worsening conflicts across the world saw them exposed to extreme violence and its consequences, forcibly recruited and deliberately

Libyan Professionals Participate in Juvenile Justice Training with UNICEF
Zarzis, Tunisia, 07 December 2014 – 63 Libyan professionals working with children in conflict with the law participated in two training workshops on restorative justice and the use of non-custodial measures for children in Zarzis, Tunisia.

Raise your voice with UNICEF and Imagine a better world for children
NEW YORK, 20 November 2014 – During a musical event at the United Nations General Assembly today, UNICEF will unveil the #IMAGINE project as part of celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Innovation can drive change for most disadvantaged children - UNICEF Report
NEW YORK, 20 November 2014 – Urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, UNICEF said in a new report launched on the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Lack of toilets dangerous for everyone, UNICEF says
NEW YORK, 19 November 2014 – Slow progress on sanitation and the entrenched practice of open defecation among millions around the world continue to put children and their communities at risk, UNICEF warned on World Toilet Day

Statement of release of kidnapped UNICEF staff member in Yemen
NEW YORK/SANAA, 8 November 2014 – Colleagues at UNICEF are delighted that James Massaquoi, who was abducted in Yemen in October 2013, has today been released and is safe and well.

Statement attributable to the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator a.i. in Sudan, Mr. Geert Cappelaere, on vaccination campaign for children in non-Government held areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile
Khartoum, 5 November 2014- The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan a.i., Mr. Geert Cappelaere, has expressed deep concern that children in conflict affected areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile may again be at high risk

Polio Q & A
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Sarah and her new friend
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

About Polio
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Polio immunization drive targets 25 million children across the Middle East
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Renews Calls for the Release of staff member James Massaquoi
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Yemen: Breaking Social Barriers to Reach Marginalized Communities
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Polio Eradication Initiative
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Morocco uses sport to help raise awareness of violence against children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Using puppets to improving hygiene practices among children affected by the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

EU Commissioner Stephen Fule meets Syrian refugee students at a double shifted girls school in Amman
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

#Gaza4Children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Nearly one in four adolescent girls experience physical violence
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Statement on Award of Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Handwashing one important tool in the Ebola fight – UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Enhancing equity for children in the context of the energy subsidy reform in Egypt (2014)
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Children in Egypt: a statistical digest
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Iraq successfully conducts national mass polio immunization campaign supported by UNICEF and WHO
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Yemen helps you to help your children to cope with the conflict
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Keeps its Promises to the Children of Libya
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

More than half a million Gaza students return to school after a shattering summer
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF provides emergency support to get Gaza’s children back in school
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Delivers Assistance to Children in Al Jawf, Yemen
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Treating the hidden wounds of Gaza's children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF and Partners Release First-Ever Survey of FGM in Northern Iraq
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Ministry of Health and UNICEF Iran Office hold training workshop on HIV prevention and harm reduction for adolescents and youth
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

New global data expose acute prevalence of violence against children: UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Amid ongoing conflict, Iraq successfully implements polio campaign supported by UNICEF and WHO
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Delivers Emergency Aid to Children in Amerli
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Stepping up the fight against child malnutrition in Sudan - UNICEF receives new grant from the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection department (ECHO)
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF deploys its largest emergency supply operation ever in a single month
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on the life of Goodwill Ambassador Lord Richard Attenborough
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Statement on latest deaths of children in Israel and Gaza
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Gaza school year hit by resumption in hostilities
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Horrifying accounts of child rights violations emerge from survivors of violence in north-western Iraq
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Scales Up Humanitarian Response in Northern Iraq
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Aid agencies work to improve conditions for Iraqi refugees arriving in neighbouring Syria
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Protect those who work to protect children and families: UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF scaling up support and protection to children in Gaza amid fragile cease-fire
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Steps up its Humanitarian Response in Northern Iraq
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Mass Polio Vaccination Campaign Supported by WHO and UNICEF Kicks Off in Iraq
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Statement on child deaths in Iraq; attributable to Marzio Babille, UNICEF Representative
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF on Gaza, Israel: “Outrage has become commonplace”
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Germany and UNICEF reaffirm their Commitment to strengthen the Child Protection System in Libya
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Attributed to Maria Calivis Regional Director for the Middle East & North Africa on the Gaza Strip
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Concern over child marriage among vulnerable girls in Jordan
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

FOOD SECURITY SURVEY SHOWS 10 MILLION YEMENIS STILL STRUGGLE FOR FOOD
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on impact of violence on children in Gaza and Israel
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel threatens devastating harm for children - UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

ECHO supports UNICEF to reach 70,000 severely malnourished children in Yemen
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Yemen: New Report reveals inequities have greatest impact on children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Statement by UNICEF Iraq Representative Marzio Babille on the Latest Displacement of Civilians including Children in Northern Iraq
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Scales up Access for Humanitarian Assistance to Displaced Iraqi children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Yemen launches first situation analysis of children in 15 years
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Attack on School in Mosul
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

May National polio campaign covers 5.8 children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Children, Not Soldiers
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF AND GOVERNMENT OF SUDAN DECLARES THE RIGHT OF EVERY SUDANESE CHILD TO LIFE, EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT A TOP PRIORITY
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Improves Support Strategy for Displaced People in Haradh
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Yemen takes a major first step in reaching marginalized communities
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

New commitments in water and sanitation will transform children’s lives
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

In Sudan, at least 26,000 primary school children risk repeating an entire school year
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Japanese Government supports UNICEF’s Integrated Life-saving and early recovery interventions in support of affected women and children in Yemen
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

World Water Day World’s poorest have least access to safe water: UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Children challenge policymakers during the Moroccan Book Fair
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Humanitarian assistance to Anbar province reaches Amiriyat Al-Fallujah
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Child Rights Experts in Iran Exchange Views on Social Protection of Children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Launch of Third National Polio Vaccination Campaign in Jordan
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Libya launches child friendly play facilities for children in the post conflict period
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Polio outbreak response under way to protect children in five highest-risk countries
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Transforming Lives Through Education The Varkey GEMS Foundation supports UNICEF’s Schools for Asia Initiative
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF condemns killing of students in northeastern Nigeria
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Sudan: urgent plea from Unicef to allow vaccination in areas of conflict
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Expands its Reach to Displaced Children in the UN Response to Anbar Crisis
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Horrific cruelty and violence against children in Central African Republic must end: UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham applauds public’s response to Typhoon Haiyan
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Support to the Security Sector in Applying the Rule of Law
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UNICEF’s latest data reveal disparities, show need to innovate to advance children’s rights
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Sudan launches new data on child malnutrition; UNICEF calls for all-out effort to support the fight against malnutrition in Sudan
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

European Commission’s Humanitarian Office supports fight against child malnutrition in Sudan with grant of €2,000,000 for UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

In landmark vote, Tunisian parliament adopts article on child rights in new constitution
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Child rights in Tunisia marked by wide disparities, new data shows
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

One in three children under-five do not officially exist - UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Over 23 million children to be vaccinated in mass polio immunization campaign across Middle East
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Polio immunization campaign kicked off as part of massive regional efforts
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

The Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare and UNICEF Iran Office Launch Report on Children with Disability
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Katy Perry is UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

More than 850,000 infants saved from HIV since 2005, but alarming trends seen among adolescents
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Millions of children reaching out to helplines worldwide, new report reveals
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

On World Toilet Day, ending open defecation is possible, says UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

On Universal Children’s Day, put hidden violence and abuse in the spotlight, says UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

On International Day of the Girl Child, innovation key to more girls in school and learning
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Statement by Marzio Babille, UNICEF representative in Iraq, on deadly school attack
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Oman to launch first ever study to measure progress for women and children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

FAO, IFAD, UNFPA, UNICEF, WFP and WHO step up joint efforts to combat child malnutrition in Sudan
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

L’UNICEF au Maroc appelle à toujours plus d’équité dans la réalisation du droit à l’éducation (Fr)
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Make the Invisible Visible: UNICEF urges louder voices and urgent action to fight violence against children
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Statement by Mr. Philippe Duamelle, UNICEF Representative in Egypt on protection of children during the current events.
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Overwhelming opposition to female genital mutilation/cutting, yet millions of girls still at risk: UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Iraq adopts standards to improve children’s learning environments
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

20ème anniversaire de de la Convention Internationale des Droits de l’Enfant Au Maroc
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Summer heat adds to perils facing children of Syria
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

European Commission grants additional €5 million to UNICEF’s Syria crisis response
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Communities are key to ending customs that harm children, says UNICEF
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

UN humanitarian agencies in Syria request urgent access to affected populations in Rural Damascus
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Statement by UNICEF on increasing levels of violence in Syria
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Child labour robbing millions of health, education and growth, UNICEF says
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Joint statement by UNICEF and UNFPA in Egypt: Another tragic death to female genital mutilation/cutting.
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

20ème anniversaire de de la Convention Internationale des Droits de l’Enfant Au Maroc (French)
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

See the child – before the disability, UNICEF says
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Convention on the Rights of the Child turns 21
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

Iraq Commences Celebrations of the Convention on the Rights of the Child turning 21
New York, 24 May 2015 – “The toll seems to grow higher by the day. Reports that two more children have been killed and six more children injured in the escalating conflict in Yemen underscore the urgent need for action to protect children...

 

 
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