UNICEF, Germany discuss results, commit to expand partnership
GERMANY, 21 January 2018 – UNICEF and the German Federal Government met this week to discuss results achieved for children and young people globally and define plans for future collaboration.
US $ 70 million to UNICEF to support education programmes in Yemen through monthly cash stipends to unpaid teachers across Yemen
JORDAN, 23 October 2018 – UNICEF appreciates the announcement from the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of US $70 million towards monthly cash stipends to teachers across Yemen.
US$46.2 million grant from the United States enables UNICEF to sustain crucial services for the most vulnerable children in Jordan
AMMAN, 16 October 2018 — The Government of the United States contributed a total of $46.2 million to UNICEF in 2018 for the survival, development, protection and well-being of children and youth in Jordan. The grant is part of the U.S commitment to support all vulnerable children in Jordan, including Syrian refugee children.
Japan gives US$1 million for food security, nutrition and health project
ZIMBABWE, 11 October 2018 - The Government of Japan officially handed over a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of drought- and flood-affected communities in Zimbabwe through a comprehensive set of health, nutrition, food security and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions. The project is being implemented by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the Government of Zimbabwe.
UNICEF and ADB join forces for children and young people
BALI, 11 October 2018 — UNICEF and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) renewed their commitment to fighting poverty and promoting the health and wellbeing of children and young people in Asia and the Pacific, in a memorandum of understanding signed in Bali, Indonesia today.
UNICEF strengthens its cooperation with Venezuela to address the challenges facing the most vulnerable children
CARACAS, 5 October 2018 - The Venezuelan Government and UNICEF have signed an action plan to expand the existing Country Programme in various sectors to response to the challenges facing children and adolescents.
Government of the Republic of Korea contributes US$ 600,000 to UNICEF for the Makani programme
JORDAN, 24 September 2018 - The Government of the Republic of Korea announced today a new contribution of US$ 600,000 to support the implementation of Makani activities by UNICEF Jordan.
European Union provides unprecedented support to Afghan children on the move
AFGHANISTAN, 23 September 2018 - The European Union (EU) is contributing Euros 25 million in support of Afghan children on the move and ending polio. The four-year grant will enable UNICEF and partners to better reintegrate children on the move, and to provide them with a protective environment.
USAID-funded $10 Million Child and Family Welfare Programme Launched by Zambia
KITWE, 31 August 2018 - The Zambian Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) has officially launched the new Service Efficiency and Effectiveness for Vulnerable Children and Adolescents Initiative (SEEVCA) programme in 15 districts in Zambia, with the technical support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and made possible by $10 million from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
3.1 million children to benefit from new Government of Japan support to UNICEF to scale up maternal and child health action in Afghanistan
KABUL, 27 August 2018 – The Government of Japan has responded to the urgent call to scale up maternal and child health action in Afghanistan with new assistance to UNICEF of USD 8.1 million.
UNICEF and WHO Reach 2.8 million children in Sudan with vaccination against polio
KHARTOUM, 30 July 2018 - With the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the Sudanese Federal Ministry of Health has completed the Sub National Immunization Days from 16 to 18 July 2018.
UNICEF and UNAIDS launch report on ending adolescent AIDS in Eastern and Southern Africa
AMSTERDAM, 23 July 2018 - Today the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) launched a report titled All In, in Eastern and Southern Africa: Catalysing the HIV response for adolescents.
EU tops up funding for UNICEF to help children affected by humanitarian crises
MOGADISHU, 17 July 2018 – The European Union (EU) is contributing an additional €5 million in humanitarian support, towards UNICEF’s response, which will provide lifesaving health, nutrition, water, sanitation, education and protection services to children caught in the ongoing crisis in Somalia.
The Public Prosecution Office of the Arab Republic of Egypt signs a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with UNICEF
CAIRO, 17 July 2018- A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Public Prosecution Office of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The newly signed MoU is planned for three years, with the objective of strengthening joint cooperation to support the reform of the justice system for children who come in contact with the law.
UNICEF thanks The State of Kuwait for its continuous and exemplary generous support to children in the Middle East
AMMAN, 16 July 2018 - UNICEF welcomes the latest contribution of US$59 million from The State of Kuwait to support the most vulnerable children throughout Yemen affected by chronic underdevelopment and a brutal conflict.
EU – UNICEF partnership enables Community Health Workers to provide a healthy start #ForEveryChild in Yemen
SANA’A, 03 July 2018 – The European Union and UNICEF are jointly launching a programme in Yemen, ensuring better access to health services for young children and mothers through community and household level interventions.
Japan allocates 700,000 USD to UNICEF for the response to the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo
DRC, 20 June 2018 - In response to the Ebola crisis that has impacted the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Government of Japan is allocating 700,000 USD to UNICEF. The funds will be used to support activities in the area of community communication and psycho-social assistance to affected families.
Le partenariat UE-UNICEF-AFD renforce le service de santé de base pour des millions de Malgaches
MADAGASCAR, 15 juin 2018 - En 2012, beaucoup de centres de santé restaient fermés ou sous équipés. L’état de santé de presque dix millions de personnes restait fragile et les personnes les plus vulnérables ne se sentaient pas du tout pris en compte. Cinq années après, les témoignages des bénéficiaires affluent.
EU stands ready to accelerate support to Zimbabwe during its transition process
HARARE, 09 April 2018 - Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, is visiting Zimbabwe, where he is meeting President Emmerson Mnangagwa, as well as visiting EU funded projects.
European Union supports Egypt in collaboration with UNICEF to improve workforce performance in inclusive primary schools
CAIRO, 28 May 2018 - The European Union (EU) and the Government of Egypt (GoE), represented by the Ministry of Education (MoE), and the Alexandria Governorate in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) celebrated today the inauguration of the first group of inclusive schools in the context of the programme “Expanding Access to Education and Protection for at Risk Children in Egypt”.
UNICEF and the World Bank emergency cash transfers reach 9 million of the most vulnerable people in war-torn Yemen
AMMAN, 28 May 2018 - Nearly 1.5 million of the most vulnerable families in Yemen – an estimated 9 million people - have received emergency cash transfers from the Emergency Cash Transfer Project implemented by UNICEF and funded and supported by the World Bank’s International Development Association.
Japan commits US$25.5 million to support the most vulnerable children and communities in Syria through the UN’s ‘Education for All’ joint programme
SYRIA, 24 May 2018 - The government of Japan announced the second phase of funding for the UN’s ‘Education for All’ joint programme in Syria, bringing the total support to the programme to US$25.5 million. Anchored in the No Lost Generation Initiative, the programme will contribute to ensuring increased access for children and young people to quality learning, skills- building and participation, including those living in hard to reach and besieged areas.
UNICEF scales up services for children in Yemen with support from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates
AMMAN, 21 May 2018 - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Arab Emirates have made a financial contribution through UNICEF to respond to a wide range of urgent needs of children affected by the conflict in Yemen. The funding to the tune of US$ 150 million comes at a critical time as Yemen’s conflict has left the health and nutrition, the Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH), education and child protection systems on the verge of collapse with far reaching consequences on children.
The UK and UN launch Aawaz II - programme to empower and protect Pakistan’s youth, women and children
ISLAMABAD, 15 May 2018 - The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) will provide £17.25 million to the United Nations (UN) in Pakistan to implement a five-year (2018-22) programme, AAWAZ II, which will Empower and Protect Pakistan’s Youth, Women, Girls and Boys who are too often exploited and too often left behind.
More children in Jordan back to learning thanks to US$5.8 million funding from Norway to UNICEF
AMMAN, 14 May 2018 - The Government of Norway contributed a new grant of $5.8 million to UNICEF in support of children’s access to education for all vulnerable children in Jordan, including Syrian refugee children. The new grant is part of a regional contribution from Norway to Syria’s neighboring countries.
La Corée offre plus de 6 millions de dollars pour améliorer les conditions de vie des adolescents de l’Anosy
Antananarivo, 14 mai 2018: Un nouveau programme financé par le Gouvernement coréen d’un montant de 6,1 millions de dollars à travers l’Agence de Coopération Internationale de Corée bénéficiera à plus de 200 000 jeunes filles dans l’Anosy.
Winter cash assistance helps Syrian children wrap up warm
AMMAN, 30 April 2018 - UNICEF’s winterization campaign is funded by the governments of Canada and the US and individual donors through UNICEF National Committees.
Korea and UNICEF launch programme to provide water, sanitation and hygiene services to over 50,000 students in Karamoja
KAMPALA, 26 April, 2018 – The Korea International Cooperation Agency and UNICEF – the United Nations Children’s Fund - have launched a five year programme to scale up water, sanitation and hygiene services in schools in Karamoja.
Japan gives US$3million to keep Somalia’s drought affected children healthy, in school and protected
MOGADISHU, 17 April 2018 - The Government of Japan is providing generous funding to UNICEF to support children with proper sanitation facilities in schools, keep them in education and provide abused women and children with support services, UNICEF said today.
Humanitarian agencies working in DPR Korea urgently require $111m for life-saving aid
PYONGYANG, 12 April 2018 - The humanitarian community in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is urgently requesting US$111 million to assist millions of people in need of humanitarian assistance.
UNICEF welcomes contribution from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for children’s health in Yemen
RIYADH/AMMAN, 9 April 2018 - UNICEF welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s contributions in support of humanitarian efforts for children’s health in Yemen.
The contributions confirmed today include a US$4.7 million contribution to support children’s vaccination against preventable diseases and a US$33 million allocation to support the ongoing response against the cholera and acute watery diarrhea outbreak in Yemen.
With €3 million euro funding, the European Union continues its vital support to women and children affected by prolonged drought in Somalia
MOGADISHU, 4 April 2018 – The European Union, through the EU Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department, has provided €3 million euro toward UNICEF’s humanitarian response for children and women caught in Somalia’s prolonged drought.
European Union donates eight million euros to UNICEF South Sudan
JUBA, 16 March 2018 – Thousands of children have been provided with life-saving humanitarian aid as a result of a European Union donation to UNICEF South Sudan worth more than eight million euros (approx. USD 10 million).
UNICEF, the Australian High Commission, and Kenya’s sole woman matatu designer, launch female-focused van for International Women’s Day
NAIROBI, 8 March 2018 – UNICEF and the Australian High Commission are today launching a special matatu (public transport van) to mark International Women’s Day. The public transport van, created by Kenya’s only female matatu designer, Tsarah ‘Arts’ Mumbi, is inspired by a group of girls and young women living in Mathare and across greater Nairobi.
Government of Germany contributes €50 million towards strengthening resilience in southern Somalia
MOGADISHU, 7 March 2018 – The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has committed €50 million for a joint WFP and UNICEF programme to tackle women and children’s nutrition in nine districts in Banadir and six districts in Gedo.
UNICEF welcomes Japan’s US $4.5 million in support of Palestinian children
RAMALLAH, 4 March 2018 – The Government of Japan has just donated USD $4.5 million in support of UNICEF’s interventions to improve neonatal services, early detection of disabilities and developmental delays for Palestinian children in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Canadian Deputy Minister visits Soweto Safe Park
SOWETO, 5 March 2018 - “I feel safe here and nobody can bully me” asserts nine-year old Talent as he addresses Canada’s Assistant Deputy Minister of Global Issues and Development, Diane Jacovella at the Freedom Park Safe Park on the outskirts of Soweto.
New partnership to reach half a million people in Rakhine with humanitarian and development aid
MYANMAR, 22 February 2018 - Representatives of the Governments of Japan and Myanmar and seven United Nations agencies signed today agreements totaling US$ 20 million to implement a number of humanitarian and development projects benefitting people of all communities in Rakhine State.
Nouvelle contribution de la Coopération Suisse pour combattre la malnutrition au Sud-Kivu
RDC, 14 February 2018 – Le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’Enfance (UNICEF), l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’Alimentation et l’Agriculture (FAO) et le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM) bénéficient d’une contribution de trois millions de CHF (3.215.000 USD) de la Coopération suisse en RDC afin de poursuivre et d’étendre leur projet de lutte contre la malnutrition chronique dans les zones de santé de Bunyakiri et de Minova dans la Province du Sud-Kivu.
UNICEF and Netherlands join hands to prevent malnutrition
NEW YORK, 05 February 2018 - UNICEF welcomes the US$ 56 million contribution from the Kingdom of the Netherlands to support UNICEF’s work to improve the nutrition of children, adolescents and women between 2018 and 2021.
UNICEF seeks $3.6 billion in emergency assistance for 48 million children caught up in catastrophic humanitarian crises
NEW YORK/GENEVA, 30 January 2018 – UNICEF appealed today for $3.6 billion to provide lifesaving humanitarian assistance to 48 million children living through conflict, natural disasters and other emergencies in 51 countries in 2018.
Urgences en RDC : l’UNICEF appelle à 268 millions de dollars américains
RDC. 30 January 2018 - L’UNICEF demande aujourd’hui 268 millions de dollars américains afin de fournir une aide humanitaire vitale à 6,3 millions d’enfants en 2018 en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC).
Finland contributes €2 million to UNICEF’s Water Sanitation and Hygiene programme in Afghanistan
KABUL, 11 January 2018 – The Government of Finland has contributed €2 million (approximately US$2.4 million) to support UNICEF’s programme in Afghanistan to provide children and families with safe water, sanitation and hygiene.
Qatar Fund for Development signs Agreement with UNICEF aimed at supporting the immediate response to the cholera outbreak in Yemen
DOHA, 7 January 2018 - Qatar Fund for Development signed a 5 million US dollars Cooperation Agreement with UNICEF as a response to UNICEF's call for the prevention and treatment of acute watery diarrhea and cholera in Yemen. The European Union (EU) is contributing an additional €5 million in humanitarian support, towards UNICEF’s response, which will provide lifesaving health, nutrition, water, sanitation, education and protection services to children caught in the ongoing crisis in Somalia.The European Union (EU) is contributing an additional €5 million in humanitarian support, towards UNICEF’s response, which will provide lifesaving health, nutrition, water, sanitation, education and protection services to children caught in the ongoing crisis in Somalia.