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The Government of Niger and partners call for more efforts to prevent and fight child malnutrition
NIAMEY, Niger, 5 September 2013 – More efforts are being urged to combat what is being described as an ‘alarming’ nutritional situation for children in Niger. Despite a good agricultural pastoral season...

Public declaration for the abandonment of traditional harmful practices: 20 villages of Makalondi region commit to enforce children’s and women’s rights in Niger
Niamey, Niger, 15 May 2013 - On May 15, twenty villages of the rural area of Makalondi publicly committed to abandon Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), early and forced marriage, abductions, exploitation of children, school dropout and rural exodus.

European Union and UNICEF support the fight against chronic maluntrition in Niger
Niamey (Niger), 6 May 2013 – On Monday, the European Union and UNICEF signed a financial agreement worth 9.5 million euro (6.2 billion CFA Francs) to fight against child malnutrition in Niger.

The government of Niger and partners pursue efforts to address malnutrition
Niamey, Niger, 17 September 2012 - The severity of the food and nutrition crisis affecting Niger has been shown by a survey that reveals high rates of malnutrition amongst children under the age of five.

ECHO provides €600,000 to fight cholera outbreak in Niger
Niamey, NIGER/Brussels, BELGIUM, 14 September 2012 – The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Office signed an agreement with UNICEF, making available €600,000 in support of UNICEF’s emergency response to the cholera outbreak.

Us$133 million needed to address food security and nutrition in Niger
Niamey/Dakar/Geneva/New York, 7 April 2010 - The Emergency Humanitarian Action Plan (EHAP) requires US$190 million to support the government’s plan in tackling the current two priority challenges for Niger: food insecurity and malnutrition.

In Niger, Government and partners unite to prevent malnutrition among children below the age of two
Koléram, Niger, 28 April 2010 – Today, in Koleram, a village in the region of Zinder, some 800 children aged 6-23 months have received the first of a series of 4 monthly rations of supplementary food.

UNICEF and WFP appeal for urgent mobilization of the international community to fight children malnutrition in Niger
Niamey, Niger, 24 June 2010 – The nutritional situation of children in Niger has deteriorated considerably in the last 12 months, according to the results of the annual survey on child nutrition publicly released this Thursday.

European Union €5m cash injection boosts UNICEF fight against Niger nutrition crisis
Niamey, Niger, 1 June 2010 – The European Commission (EC) has contributed €5m to stop the escalating nutrition crisis in Niger.

UNICEF's film highlights challenges in providing quality education for all in Niger
Niamey, Niger, 11 June 2009 -The Nigerien Government and UNICEF have produced a film focusing on the challenges of providing quality education for all.

Promoting quality education for every girl and boy in Niger
Niamey, Niger - 29 June 2009 - In Niger, one child in three does not go to school. Children’s education is a national challenge. The child-friendly school model is used for ensuring children their right to quality education.

Niger: a national campaign to provide one million children with birth certificates
Niamy, Niger, 15 May 2008 - Starting today, more than 8,000 rural schools will host free birth registration sessions for students that do not have a birth certificate.

West Africa polio campaign: Interview of Dr Chitou, Head of UNICEF Immunization Programme in Niger
Niamey, Niger, 27 February 2009 - The Head of UNICEF Immunization programme in Niger speaks about polio in Niger and the strategy behind the coordinated effort to respond to the polio outbreak in West Africa.

Niger: responding to the worst meningitis outbreak in five years
Niamey, Niger, 4 May 2009 - UNICEF and other humanitarian agencies have launched an emergency response to combat the virulent outbreak of meningitis.

Niger: UNICEF and JICA launch partnership for community-based early childhood care and education
NIAMEY, 7 May 2008 – The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, are joining forces to bring essential early childhood services to rural children in Niger.

 

 
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