20 November 2023

Advocating for a Healthier Planet for Every Child

What is COP28? The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the world climate conference to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The  28th session of the COP will be held at Expo City, Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), from 30 November to 13 December 2023. The conference this year brings the world together at a critical moment…, UNICEF Activities in the Gulf during COP28:, A Story From The Middle East and North Africa Region, A story from Syria On 19 January 2021, children stand outside of tents in a flooded area of Kafr Losin Camp in northwest Syrian Arab Republic. Western Aleppo and Idlib governorates in the northwest of the country have been experiencing some of the heaviest winter storms so far this season. The heavy rainfall has flooded tents and cut off roads…, How does climate change impact children’s well-being?, One billion children – nearly half of the world’s total child population – are at ‘extremely high risk’ due to a deadly combination of high exposure to climate hazards and insufficient essential services to help them cope 40 million children are having their education disrupted every year because of disasters exacerbated by climate change 82…, Why is UNICEF participating in COP28?, The climate crisis threatens the lives, health, and well-being of children. They are the most vulnerable to its effects, and those who live in low-income communities are at particularly high risk of harm. That is why children must not be ignored in the climate debate. UNICEF is advocating for protecting the rights and well-being of children …, A Story From The Middle East and North Africa Region, hildren of a deprived village in Fayoum governorate (Upper Egypt) are celebrating the set up of water connections Children of a deprived village in Fayoum governorate (Upper Egypt) are celebrating the set up of water connections . For the first time in their lives, January 2022, they now have drinkable water access at home. It might be hard to…, Live social-media feed, Instagram screenshot Instagram screenshot twitter screenshop facebook screen shot, Useful Material to Download, cover page unicef Download this document to read more about UNICEF Gulf in COP28 banner @UNICEF Download this document to read more about UNICEF and UNICEF work in the Gulf Area