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Committing to child survival

June 2012: ‘Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed’ was launched on 14–15 June at an international forum convened by the governments of Ethiopia, India and the United States of America. It aims to accelerate the decline in under-five deaths from preventable causes.

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November 2015: The movement of children and families across Europe is the largest since World War II.

October 2015: Arrivals by sea in Greece this year have now passed 500,000 - with over 153,000 in September alone.

August 2015: #WaterIs a family affair: Access and usage across continents.

June 2015: Despite significant gains, millions of the world’s most vulnerable children still need to be reached.

May 2015: A massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April 2015 has devastated children and their communities.

March 2015: We aspire to a world where every woman and every girl is empowered to achieve her fullest potential.

December 2014: The year 2014 subjected children to a growing number of crises.

October 2014: Workers on the frontlines of the Ebola outbreak are putting themselves at risk in an effort to control the disease.

September 2014: Health workers and relief organizations are struggling to keep up with the largest Ebola outbreak in history.

July 2014: The CEE/CIS region shows one of the fastest increases in the spread of HIV/AIDS worldwide.

April 2014: Health workers rely on a system known as the ‘cold chain’ to ensure that vaccines remain potent, to keep children healthy.

November 2015: Refugees and migrants seeking safe passage in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Serbia.

September 2015: Education is every child's right. These 10 photos show how learning is universal.

August 2015: For two adolescent boys, 15-year-old Fares and 18-year-old Fahed, practising parkour helps them cope with life in Gaza.

May 2015: Usher, who has a physical disability, is attending a UNICEF-supported inclusive school in Guinea-Bissau.

March 2015: Orphaned by Ebola, Mercy starts anew in the loving home of a foster family.

December 2014: Reuniting Ebola-affected children in Liberia with family or caregivers is of utmost priority.

November 2014: Photographs by typhoon-affected children portray recovery and healing one year after the storm.

September 2014: Sierra Leone aimed to reach every household with life-saving information to prevent the further spread of Ebola.

August 2014: At Ahmadiya Muslim Primary School in Sierra Leone, the child-friendly model of education is driving better learning results. 

June 2014: Ten newborn babies die every minute, but the majority of these deaths are due to preventable causes.