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European Union supports Egypt in collaboration with UNICEF to expand educational opportunities and enforce child protection systems

The Ministry of Health and Population launches a national initiative to support breastfeeding

More Education, rapid care for vulnerable refugee and host community children

UNICEF and CNN Arabic launch Media Award on children, changes and conflict in the Middle East & North Africa

The United Nations in Egypt welcomes the parliament’s adoption of the amendments of penalties for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

UN Egypt statement on death of Mayar Mohamed Mousa, victim of Female Genital Mutilation

key messages on the perspectives of Islam and Christianity on protection of children from violence and harmful practices.

Violence against children in Egypt: Quantitative Survey and Qualitative Study in Cairo, Alexandria and Assiut

Joint Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Multidimensional Child Poverty in Slums and Unplanned Areas in Egypt

“Female Circumcision (FGM/C): between the Incorrect Use of Science and the Misunderstood Doctrine”

Statement by UNICEF Representative in Egypt About the Children Situation in Recent Events

UNICEF Regional Office for the Middle East & North Africa Announces Winners of 2012 Regional Media Award on Child Rights

The First International Day of the Girl Child: “Towards a Safer Environment for Egyptian Girls”

Etisalat Egypt and UNICEF sign an agreement to provide safe water connection to 1000 households in Qena Governorate as a first phase

UNICEF and the Coca-Cola Africa Foundation join forces to expand access to improved water to 1000 households in Assuit

Meshwary Provided 45,000 Young Egyptians Across 10 Governorates with Strengthened Employability Skills

Statement by Philippe Duamelle, UNICEF Representative in Egypt, on the plight of children in demonstrations

The 2011 National Polio Immunization Campaign Reached 12 Million Children

Universities Movie Festival Awards Ceremony

UNICEF regional media award: Submission deadline on 20 July, 2011

Launching Workshop of the Universities Movies Festival for Youth and Children

Statement by UNICEF Regional Director for Middle East and North Africa, on unrest in the region

UNICEF mobilizes staff and supplies to respond to the humanitarian needs caused by the unrest in Libya

UNICEF strongly urges protection of all children during unrest in the Middle East and North Africa

UNICEF: Investing in adolescents can break cycles of poverty and inequity

Psycho-social support for children in Egypt

Regional Conference “Child participation: Together we decide”

The Egyptian Cabinet’s think tank and UNICEF launch a new initiative aimed at combating child poverty in developing countries

High level discussion on the multidimensional approach to poverty reduction in Egypt

Convention on the Rights of the Child turns 21

UNICEF announces winners of 2010 MENA Child Rights Awards

UNICEF and partners join together to help make the World Cup a win for children

Launch of “The National Communication Strategy for Raising Societal Awareness in the Area of Risk Reduction and Crisis Management”

UNICEF and Holding Company for Water and Sanitation join forces to promote sanitary behavioral practices

Despite progress, millions of children still live in poverty in Egypt, UNICEF study says

Egypt launches its first National Child Rights Observatory

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman

UNICEF Statement on the Crisis in Gaza

Avian Influenza Community Education Mid-term Results Show Promising Improvement in Critical Breeding Practices

Linkdotnet and UNICEF Celebrate The Renewal of Their Groundbreaking Youth Initiative, “Kalam Fi El Mofeed”

Official Launch of the Child Protection Programme in Alexandria

Mobinil and UNICEF launch “Caring For Children”

Launch of EgyInfo 1.0

UNICEF Egypt renews Khaled Abol Naga’s Appointment as Goodwill Ambassador

The UNICEF-Supported Young Street Mothers’ Centre opens in Moqattam

Japanese Ambassador to Egypt visits UNICEF-supported Avian Influenza community education activities

UNICEF and Confederation of African Football unite to promote quality education for all children

Mobinil and UNICEF Join Hands During Ramadan to Assist Egyptian Children

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation, UNICEF and partners join hands for improving water quality management in Egypt

UNICEF Calls on Medical Professionals in Egypt to Promote Breastfeeding in Hospitals

Actor Khaled Abol Naga dances for life with children and calls for fighting stigma against people living with HIV

ExxonMobil Egypt partners with UNICEF to provide computers to local NGOs

Fresh progress toward the elimination of female genital mutilation and cutting in Egypt

Actor Khaled Abol Naga is appointed UNICEF Egypt Goodwill Ambassador

Egyptian Actor Khaled Abol Naga learns firsthand about the difficulties facing Egyptians living with HIV

Radio Cairo launches initiative to support street children in collaboration with UNICEF

Seminar at Film Festival urges better understanding of HIV/AIDS in Egypt

UNICEF Executive Director commends Egypt’s progress towards Millennium Development Goals

Japan provides $ 1.9 million towards UNICEF’s maternal and child health programme in Upper Egypt



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