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2017

11 December 2017: UNICEF: Make the digital world safer for children – while increasing online access to benefit the most disadvantaged

7 December 2017: Crisis of invisibility in Sub-Saharan Africa: Less than 1 in 2 births registered

Mozambique, 1 December 2017: Five adolescent and young girls receive a special award on World AIDS Day

New York/Johannesburg, 1 December 2017: Global complacency threatens the lives of children and adolescents as world set to miss global AIDS target – UNICEF

Nairobi, 1 December 2017: Government of Sweden and four UN agencies announce new Joint Programme to boost efforts to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health and to end AIDS

Rwanda, 29 November 2017: UNICEF and partners welcome the Ambassador of Japan to Mahama Refugee Camp

Somalia, 21 November 2017: China contributes US$2 million toward UNICEF’s humanitarian response

South Africa, 20 November 2017: Children ‘taking over’ business, media and entertainment on World Children’s Day

20 November 2017: Despite progress, 180 million children face bleaker prospects than their parents – UNICEF

Somalia, 16 November 2017: Government launches Child Rights Bill drafting process

Uganda, 15 November 2017: First-ever national strategy on child participation launched

Zimbabwe, 10 November 2017: DFID funding for a resilient health system programme

Namibia, 6 November 2017: Early moments matter for children’s brain development

South Sudan, 6 November 2017: Harvest season provides meagre respite to hunger crisis

26 October 2017: Dividend or Disaster: UNICEF’s new report into population growth in Africa

Somalia, 23 October 2017: Global Partnership for Education grants US$5.6 million for quality education for children in Puntland State

South Sudan, 18 October 2017: 5,000 children reunited with family by Save the Children, UNICEF and partners

South Africa, 16 October 2017: R1 million raised for UNICEF at The Westin Cape Town Charity Ball

Ethiopia, 12 October 2017: Sweden signs an agreement with UNICEF to build an integrated safety net system

Malawi, 11 October 2017: UNICEF and UK Aid handover emergency water and sanitation supplies to Government

Rwanda, 4 October 2017: IKEA Foundation provides UNICEF a new grant of over €3.5 million to expand early childhood development programmes

Somalia, 18 September 2017: UNICEF and the Puntland authorities launch pipeline extension to bring water to thousands

Kenya, 15 September 2017: Nutrition crisis deepening

30 June 2017: Beyoncé partners with UNICEF to bring safe water to children in remote areas of Burundi

6 June 2017: Stars to join Super Dads campaign to highlight fathers' critical role in children's early development

Somalia, 5 June 2017: Timely funding from Sweden helps tackle high rates of acute watery diarrhoea/cholera among children

Somalia, 2 June 2017: UNICEF’s drought response boosted with GBP £20 million from UK

Angola, 1 June 2017: UNICEF reaches children fleeing to Angola from violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 2017: Final Review Meeting and Partners Forum: ESAR Programme Monitoring and Response Initiative

Ethiopia, 25 May 2017: Ethiopian Centre for Child Research

South Africa, 22 May 2017: UNICEF condemns brutal murders of girls and women, calls for violence-free communities

17 May 2017: Five-fold increase in number of refugee and migrant children traveling alone since 2010 – UNICEF

Zimbabwe, 17 May 2017: UN funds boost to flood disaster response

Rwanda, 17 May 2017: Airtel and UNICEF provide children and youth a platform to present innovative ideas through ‘Pitch Night’

South Africa, 15 May 2017: Cinemark announces Young Lions Competition winners to experience Cannes Lions Festival

Zambia, 11 May 2017: Towards universal birth registration

Uganda, 9 May 2017: Summit aims to raise US$ 2 billion for refugees and host communities

Madagascar, 8 May 2017: Gerda Verburg, Coordinator of the global Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, on official visit

South Sudan, 8 May 2017: More than one million children have fled escalating violence

Zimbabwe, 7 May 2017: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra meets child survivors of sexual violence

Mozambique, 5 May 2017: Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Coordinator and Assistant UN Secretary-General visit

Ethiopia, 3 May 2017: New EU funding will provide essential nutrition treatment for 130,000 children under the age of five

Madagascar, 2 May 2017: UNICEF supports southern African under-12 tennis championships through inclusion of children from disadvantaged backgrounds

Somalia, 2 May 2017: Projected number of severely malnourished children up 50 per cent

Zimbabwe, 1 May 2017: Sweden contributes US$773,000 towards Green Innovations Hub to promote environmental sustainability among young people

26 April 2017: UNICEF reaches almost half of the world’s children with life-saving vaccines

Somalia, 25 April 2017: In a country hit by drought, children also face potentially deadly measles threat

Malawi, 20 April 2017: UN and NGOs welcome Constitutional amendments as a major step towards ending child marriage

South Africa, 12 April 2017: UNICEF announces first ever gala event in South Africa with Goodwill Ambassador Priyanka Chopra

Ethiopia, 6 April 2017: The Government of Japan gives US$ 2 million to UNICEF for drought affected populations in Somali Region

Malawi, 3 April 2017: UNICEF supports Malawi Government to stop spread of cholera on Mozambique border

Somalia, 30 March 2017: As famine looms, malnutrition and disease rise sharply among children

Uganda, 30 March 2017: Irish Government provides €7.2 million to improve education for 150,000 children in Karamoja

29 March 2017: 27 million people lack safe water in countries facing or at risk of famine

South Sudan, 28 March 2017: UNICEF and partners assist more than 145,000 people in famine-hit areas

28 March 2017: Time is running out for children as famine, drought and war threaten millions

27 March 2017: UNICEF statement on killing of aid workers in South Sudan

22 March 2017: Nearly 600 million children will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040 – UNICEF

Rwanda, 22 March 2017: Launch of national water supply and sanitation policies and strategies on the occasion of World Water Day

Kenya, 20 March 2017: Government of Japan contributes US$500,000 to UNICEF’s drought response

Madagascar, 17 March 2017: UNICEF humanitarian airlift arrives in aid of thousands affected by Cyclone Enawo

Somalia, 15 March 2017: Cholera vaccination campaign begins

Rwanda, 15 March 2017: Airtel and UNICEF partner through ‘Pitch Night’

Zambia, 15 March 2017: MDGi hands over refurbished Butondo Urban health facility to Ministry of Health

Malawi, 14 March 2017: Countess of Wessex visits UNICEF project

Mozambique, 10 March 2017: Italy supports UNICEF in humanitarian intervention after Dineo cyclone

Zimbabwe, 8 March 2017: Today GAVI handed over twelve vehicles to support the Government in its Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI)

Rwanda, 7 March 2017: Government of Japan provides USD 636,000 to UNICEF for continuous care of Burundian refugee children

Mozambique, 7 March 2017: Japan supports vulnerable families living in drought affected areas

Somalia, 3 March 2017: Call for support: appropriate infant and young child feeding in emergencies

Kenya, 2 March 2017: More than 1 million children affected by drought – UNICEF

South Sudan, 21 February 2017: Life-saving support urgently needed in Greater Unity region

21 February 2017: Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen – UNICEF

Rwanda, 20 February 2017: UNICEF and UNHCR collaborate with the Government to launch the “back to school” campaign for Burundian refugees

Somalia, 20 February 2017: Japan donation to support UNICEF’s crucial protection work for vulnerable women and children

South Sudan, 20 February 2017: Famine hits parts of the country

Somalia, 17 February 2017: World must act now to save lives, U.N. agencies warn

Malawi, 16 February 2017: UNICEF deploys drones for flood response in Salima and Lilongwe

Kenya, 6 February 2017: Statement on International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

31 January 2017: New open source app helps protect children displaced by conflict

Zimbabwe, 30 January 2017: United States provides US$4 million to alleviate impact of drought on people living with HIV

31 January 2017: UNICEF seeks $3.3 billion in emergency assistance for 48 million children caught up in conflict and other crises

Rwanda, 27 January 2017: Cabinet approves new national drinking water and sanitation policies and strategies

Zimbabwe, 27 January 2017: Government launches the National Health Strategy 2016-2020

Rwanda, 25 January 2017: Republic of Korea provides funds for protecting and improving the lives of children in Mahama Refugee Camp

Zimbabwe, 20 January 2017: Typhoid outbreak

Ethiopia, 17 January 2017: Government and humanitarian partners launch 2017 Humanitarian Requirements Document

Ethiopia, 11 January 2017: Government of Ethiopia and humanitarian partners release 2017 humanitarian response planning document

10 January 2017: ‘Early Moments Matter’ for children’s brain development, UNICEF

 

 
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