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2014

31 December 2014: UNICEF ‘world version’ of John Lennon classic invites all to Imagine a better world for children

Tanzania, 17 December 2014: International conference on social protection: Government of Tanzania adopts the Arusha Declaration on Social Protection

South Sudan, 3 April 2014: Government of Japan contributes US$ 4.4 million to support South Sudanese children affected by emergencies

Tanzania, 15 December 2014: International conference on social protection starts in Arusha

South Sudan/Geneva, 12 December 2014: One year after conflict, children still under daily threat

New York/Geneva, 8 December 2014: With 15 million children caught up in major conflicts, UNICEF declares 2014 a devastating year for children

Tanzania, 5 December 2014: International conference on social protection

Malawi, 21 November 2014: Young innovators reimagine the future at TEDxLilongwe

Uganda, 3 December 2014: 2.5 million Ugandan children living with disabilities – UNICEF/Ministry of Gender Report

Rwanda, 21 November 2014: Children from across the East Africa Community join Rwanda in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of CRC combined with the 10th Annual Children’s Summit

Rwanda, 18 November 2014: IKEA Foundation contributes US$31.5 million to UNICEF in five countries to help advance children’s rights; Rwanda receives US$5.5 million

Malawi, 20 November 2014: Children speak out against abuse at Day of Prayer and Action for Child Protection

Ethiopia, 20 November 2014: UNICEF Ethiopia appoints young rap star Abelone Melese as its new National Ambassador

Ethiopia, 24 November 2014: Thousands more mothers, babies can be saved

New York/Ethiopia, 28 November 2014: UNICEF: 1.1 million HIV infections in children averted since 2005

New York/Malawi, 1 December 2014: UNICEF: 1.1 million HIV infections in children averted since 2005

Namibia, 20 November 2014: Celebrating achievements on children’s rights since the UNCRC was adopted

Malawi, 19 November 2014: UNICEF Representative at the 10th anniversary of Schools for Africa

New York, 28 November 2014: UNICEF: 1.1 million HIV infections in children averted

Uganda, 24 November 2014: Maid violence against baby: Urgent action needed to end violence against children – UNICEF

New York/Ethiopia, 19 November 2014: Lack of toilets dangerous for everyone, UNICEF says

Tanzania, 24 November 2014: Regional workshop promotes quality, affordable pre-primary education

South Sudan, 19 November 2014: Learning Spaces as Zones of Peace

South Sudan, 25 November 2014: USAID and UNICEF launch initiative to provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene, and prevent gender-based violence

Ethiopia, 12 November 2014: Pneumonia is a leading single disease killing under-five children

New York, 20 November 2014: Raise your voice with UNICEF and Imagine a better world for children

Namibia, 20 November 2014: A World of Difference: 25 CRC Achievements – 25 Years of Progress for Namibia’s Children

New York/Conakry/Kigali/Nairobi, 18 November 2014: Statement on the death of Marcel Rudasingwa, former UNICEF Representative in Kenya

New York, 19 November 2014: Lack of toilets dangerous for everyone, UNICEF says

New York, 20 November 2014: Innovation can drive change for most disadvantaged children – UNICEF report

Tanzania, 20 November 2014: ’23 Million Children: Let’s Talk about their Rights’

Tanzania, 17 November 2014: World Prematurity Day: Low-cost interventions effective to prevent deaths related to prematurity in Tanzania, say UNICEF and partners

New York/Geneva, 13 November 2014: Spike in measles deaths among children troubling, UNICEF says

New York, 12 November 2014: Steep drop in pneumonia deaths in last decade, but much further to go – UNICEF

London, 12 November 2014: Pneumonia prevention and care available for every child is key to defeat world’s #1 infectious killer of children

Kenya, 12 November 2014: Joint statement from WHO and UNICEF on the Tetanus Vaccine

Namibia, 11 November 2014: Launch of maternal and child health days

Uganda, 6 November 2014: 16,597 displaced by floods in Ntoroko; OPM, UNICEF provide relief

Uganda, 4 November 2014: PLE pupils from Ntoroko district to stay an extra day in temporary sites due to floods

Uganda, 3 November 2014: PLE pupils from Ntoroko District sit first set of examinations despite rainy season

South Africa, 28 October 2014: Baroness Amos joins Beyond Sport and UNICEF at Johannesburg high school

Addis Ababa/New York, 23 October 2014: Ten million childhood disabilities prevented in campaign to end polio – UNICEF

South Sudan, 16 October 2014: Survey shows education is number one priority

South Sudan, 29 May 2014: USAID, UNICEF announce $17 million emergency education project for war-displaced children

Tanzania, 18 October 2014: UNICEF, WHO and Gavi join forces to launch massive rubella-measles immunization drive

Uganda, 15 October 2014: Global Handwashing Day: Only 3 out of every 10 Ugandans wash Hands with soap after the toilet

South Sudan, 15 October 2014: Handwashing with soap: Saving the lives of children in South Sudan and the world

South Sudan, 14 October 2014: Launch of mass nutrition screening

Nairobi, 20 October 2014: Jovago partners with UNICEF in support of scaling up birth registration

Uganda, 8 October 2014: MARBURG: UNICEF and WHO support Government’s awareness and surveillance efforts

New York, 10 October 2014: Nearly one in four adolescent girls experience physical violence

Malawi, 4 October 2014: UNICEF and the Malawi Interfaith AIDS Association launch child protection programme

South Sudan, 30 September 2014: UNICEF and WFP: Missions reach more than 500,000

South Sudan, 23 September 2014: Child malnutrition emergency

Geneva/Monrovia, 12 September 2014: Ebola crisis in Liberia hits child health and well-being

Geneva/Dakar/New York, 16 September 2014: UNICEF appeals for $200 million for Ebola response in West Africa

New York, 16 September 2014: Despite dramatic progress on child survival, 1 million children die during their first day of life from mostly preventable causes

New York, 16 September 2014: New data show child mortality rates falling faster than ever

Malawi, 10 September 2014: UNICEF announces partnership for girls with Airtel Malawi and Netball Assocation of Malawi

Namibia, 1 September 2014: “A Promise Renewed” for child survival and improved nutrition kick-off

New York, 4 September 2014: New global data expose acute prevalence of violence against children: UNICEF

Zimbabwe, September 2014: New UNICEF data reveals vast progress made for children and women in Zimbabwe, but disparities persist

Mozambique, 2 September 2014: Solution to iodine deficiency within reach, says UNICEF

Mozambique, 28 August 2014: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo visits health clinic in Moamba

Uganda, 27 August 2014: ECHO provides 1.9 million euro in emergency funds to UNICEF in response to South Sudanese refugee influx

Copenhagen/Geneva/New York, 26 August 2014: UNICEF deploys its largest emergency supply operation ever in a single month

Tanzania, 27 August 2014: Forum Proves Catalyst for Scaling up Action on Nutrition

Mozambique, 7 August 2014: Situation Analysis of Children released today

Somalia, 19 August 2014: Government and partners renew commitment to end preventable deaths of mothers and children

Ethiopia, 22 July 2014: Ethiopia commits to eliminating child marriage and FGM by 2025

New York, 19 August 2014: Protect those who work to protect children and families: UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake

South Sudan, 18 August 2014: UNICEF: Responding to dire emergency, the European Commission adds €5 million toward scale up for children

Somalia, 9 July 2014: EU support reduces child mortality

Somalia, 8 July 2014: Drought conditions set to worsen food crisis

Somalia, 14 July 2014: Central Emergency Response Fund allocates $1.4 million to fight measles outbreak

New York, 11 July 2014: UNICEF teams up with musician BANKS to empower girls through football

Uganda, 18 July 2014: UNICEF and NTV launch campaign for children

Somalia, 22 July 2014: Polio transmission still not yet over in Somalia

South Africa, 22 July 2014: UNICEF and government join hands in making the invisible, visible

Nairobi, 23 July 2014: Somalis to work together to end child marriage and female genital mutilation for girls and women

Tanzania, 1 August 2014: Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Tanzania, 26 July 2014: Launch of the Shuga Radio Program in Southern Highlands

Angola, 6 August 2014: Focus on sanitation enhancement to reduce child mortality

Johannesburg, 12 August 2014: Africa will be home to 2 in 5 children by 2050: UNICEF Report

Kenya, 31 July 2014: ECHO funds help contain polio outbreak in Horn of Africa

South Sudan, 25 July 2014: Children cannot wait for famine before world acts

South Sudan, 8 July 2014: UNICEF and WFP stepping up assistance to desperate people in remote areas

Uganda, 20 June 2014: Japan-funded water system provides clean water to 6,000 people in Kotido

Mozambique, 19 June 2014: Major birth and civil registration project to reach thousands in Nampula

Mozambique, 18 June 2014: UNICEF launches a Facts For Life inspired musical album

Mozambique, 2 June 2014: At forefront of improving population registration

South Sudan, 24 June 2014: Government recommits to action plan to end recruitment and use of children

Ethiopia, 4 June 2014: Royal Norwegian Embassy donates NOK 100 million (USD 17,421,026) to adolescent and youth development in Ethiopia

Ethiopia/Canada, 29 May 2014: Preventing newborn deaths must be a global priority: UNICEF

Ethiopia/New York, 22 May 2014: Almost 3 million new-borns could be saved each year – UNICEF

Ethiopia, 16 April 2014: EU donates €40 million to improve maternal and new-born health in Ethiopia

Ethopia, 25 March 2014: Children’s situation analysis report released in Amharic

Ethiopia/New York, 21 March 2014: World Water Day: World’s poorest have least access to safe water: UNICEF

Tanzania, 19 June 2014: UNICEF launches music video to prompt action to end violence against children

South Sudan, 16 June 2014: A call for peace by children

Tanzania, 16 June 2014: Hai District launches One Stop Center to address violence against women and children

South Africa, June 2014: The gift of fatherhood

Dakar/Nairobi, 16 June 2014: Out of school and out of luck

Uganda, 10 June 2014: Over half of young Ugandan children live in poverty, says new report on child poverty

Somalia, 10 June 2014: Measles threatens thousands of Somali children

Regional, 29 May 2014: UNICEF, UNFPA stand behind Africa’s biggest anti child marriage push

Swaziland, 26 May 2014: Ending violence against children: Translating data into action

South Sudan, 19 May 2014: Cholera cases rapidly multiplying

Oslo, 18 May 2014: UNICEF fears the worst for hundreds of thousands of children in South Sudan

Zambia, 15 May 2014: BongoHive and UNICEF forge alliance over Zambia’s first innovation lab

Tanzania, 15 May 2014: Government launches national drive to end preventable child and maternal deaths

Somalia, 6 May 2014: Essential package of health services launched in Somalia to improve maternal and child health

South Africa, 8 May 2014: Building an African social protection agenda for children

Lesotho, 14 April 2014: Findings of the Child Grants Programme Impact Evaluation welcomed by Policy makers

Congo, 23 April 2014: African Vaccination Week: highlighting the benefits of immunization

South Sudan, 22 April 2014: UNICEF: Desperate water shortages facing children in Bentiu

South Sudan, 18 April 2014: Children killed in brutal fighting

Somalia, 28 March 2014: Agreement signed to improve water service delivery to towns in Somaliland

Geneva, 28 March 2014: Racing against time for children in South Sudan: IKEA Foundation supports UNICEF

South Sudan, 28 March 2014: Urgent supplies reach remote areas with joint operation by UNICEF and WFP

New York, 25 March 2014: Time running out for children in South Sudan says UNICEF

New York, 21 March 2014: World Water Day - World’s poorest have least access to safe water: UNICEF

South Sudan, 10 March 2014: Early storm is a warning of devastation to come in South Sudan

Uganda, 28 February 2014: Uganda inaugurates global commemoration of 25 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child with a call for innovations to reach world’s most marginalized children

Uganda, 20 February 2014: Japan-funded projects benefit refugees and host communities in Kamwenge

New York, 6 March 2014: Recruitment and use of children in government forces in conflict must end

South Sudan, 3 March 2014: Fresh attacks in South Sudan squeeze humanitarian efforts

New York/Copenhagen, 28 February 2014: Joint GPEI-GAVI Statement on the Availability and Price of Inactivated Polio Vaccine

South Sudan, 21 February 2014: UNICEF South Sudan urgently needs US$ 75 million for children affected by humanitarian crisis ahead of rainy season

Malawi, 10 February 2014: African leaders commit to the rights of people with disabilities

Rwanda, 4 February 2014: Rwanda hosts the Annual Review Meeting for WASH programs in Eastern & Southern Africa region

South Sudan, 20 January 2014: Media advisory: UNICEF airlift in response to humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

South Sudan, 21 January 2014: UNICEF airlifts urgent supplies to humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

Tanzania, 17 January 2014: The Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Arrives in Dar es Salaam on 18 January

South Sudan, 17 January 2014: UNICEF: Child combatants reported in South Sudan conflict

South Sudan, 26 January 2014: Dire humanitarian crisis emerging in South Sudan, says UNICEF

New York, 30 January 2014: UNICEF’s latest data reveal disparities, show need to innovate to advance children’s rights

Tanzania, 22 January 2014: UNICEF, EU, Save the Children and Plan International Join Forces with Tanzania to End Violence against Children

South Sudan, 14 January 2014: Candidates sit for primary school graduation exams while sheltering at UN compounds in Juba

 

 
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