The State of the World’s Children 2013 report launched in Yangon’s Aung San Stadium with sports and joyous participation of a hundred children
The report gives a voice to children to encourage their position as architects and agents of change in their towns, villages and cities, and to engage a dialogue leading toward equal treatment of all children, regardless of ability.
Upcoming Myanmar National Launch of the State of the World’s Children Report
UNICEF Myanmar is pleased to announce the national launch of the State of the World’s Children 2013 Report this week in the Aung San Stadium. Find out more ...
UNICEF congratulates millions of children of Myanmar and their families on their back-to-school day
UNICEF congratulates the 5.25 million children in Myanmar, along with their parents and teachers, who have returned to primary schools today
Working Together in Strengthening Immunization and Health Systems in Myanmar
The first round of polio immunization campaign aiming to cover 370,000 under five children was carried out from 26 to 30 April 2013 in 12 conflicts affected Townships in Rakhine State.
Joint UN Executive Board’s Visit to Myanmar Aim Stronger Engagement between the UN and Myanmar
The Executive Board of the six United Nations Agencies have chosen Myanmar for their annual joint field visit this year to actively engage with the country’s government and people in a few different remote locations
UNICEF Prioritizes Children’s Needs in Myanmar’s Rakhine State
UNICEF and Water and Sanitation sector partners distributed basic hygiene items, built latrines and safe water supply sources and promoted hygiene practices. For more Information
Young group in Myanmar tell their stories
The writing workshop was designed to help young people with basic writing skills and encouraged them to use it to express their hopes and aspirations, wishes, dreams, fears and observation. Find out more
UNICEF scales-up response, calls for stronger combat against child malnutrition in Rakhine State
Nutrition levels in Myanmar’s Rakhine State is still difficult to obtain, UNICEF is very concerned about the extent and severity of child malnutrition, which has been exacerbated by the ongoing conflict. For more information ....
UNICEF and the Government of Myanmar Sign Renewed Basic Cooperation Agreement
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar,7 November 2012: The Government of Myanmar and UNICEF today signed the Basic Cooperation Agreement (BCA) that forms the basis and foundation of UNICEF’s development cooperation and country programmes in Myanmar.
UNICEF Supports the First Ever Mine Risk Education Workshop in Myanmar
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 7 November 2012: UNICEF and the Department of Social Welfare, the Ministry of Social Welfare Relief and Resettlement, together with Danish Church Aid inaugurated a workshop
Myanmar Launches New Vaccine to Strengthen Combat Against Major Childhood Illnesses
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 6 November 2012: In a landmark move to improve child health, Myanmar’s Ministry of Health today officially introduced a new vaccine to protect children against five potentially life-threatening diseases.
Comprehensive Education Sector Review in Myanmar Sets the Path for Improving Quality of Education
Myanmar, 8 November 2012: The Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar together with development partners officially launched a Comprehensive Education Sector Review (CESR) in the Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw on 23 October 2012.
Nearly 3,000 children below three years of age receive UNICEF-supported Micronutrient Sprinkles in Myanmar’s Thabaung Township
Zee Phyu Kwin village tract, Thabaung township, Ayeyarwaddy Region, September 15, 2012: Than Than Myint, mother of 18-month old boy Lin Lin Tun became convinced of the benefits of micronutrient sprinkles as she saw its effects on her child’s health
UNICEF helps tackle child malnutrition in Myanmar
Child Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar, August 17, 2012: Tin Hla, a grandmother at 49, is pleased to see her nine month old grandson Phoe La Pyae recover from malnutrition after receiving treatment at the Nutrition Unit in the Yangon Children’s Hospital.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Jackie Chan visits children of Myanmar
YANGON, Myanmar, 11 July 2012 – 12-year-old Zaw* is a boy trying to build a future. Life has not always been kind to Zaw, who was trafficked as a young child to Malaysia and then forced to beg in the streets.
‘Our children are not for sale’ Jackie Chan makes his voice heard against trafficking
Yangon, Myanmar, July 2012 – the World famous film star, action hero and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Jackie Chan made a three-day visit to Myanmar early this month, rallying support to combat child trafficking.
Government of Myanmar and the United Nations sign landmark Plan of Action to release children from armed forces
Nay Pyi Taw, 27 June 2012 – The United Nations and the Government of Myanmar have signed a historic Plan of Action to end recruitment of children in the armed forces
Recommendations for Strengthening Myanmar’s Social Protection Systems
Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, 26 June 2012: The first ever International Social Protection Conference concluded its two day proceedings on 26 June with a set of recommendations for strengthening the social protection systems in Myanmar.