13 September 2023

Highlights from UNICEF at the UN General Assembly

During the UN General Assembly, UNICEF works to put a spotlight on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals ,  humanitarian action ,  health ,  climate change ,  education  and mental health ., The Sustainable Development Goals: Halfway to 2030, Follow  @ UNICEF  for the latest updates.  Learn more about  UNICEF's key events  from the 78th United Nations General Assembly.   Right now, the world is falling behind when it comes to the #GlobalGoals . Children’s lives and futures are on the line. With seven years to go, the time for world leaders to act is now! #UNGA pic.twitter.com/…, Humanitarian and emergencies, In conflict and disaster, children suffer first and suffer most. Sustainable interventions are critical because crises are not one-time shocks; their impact can last for years., Child health and survival, Every year, millions of children die from causes that are preventable and treatable. The COVID-19 pandemic showed everyone how important global health is and the deep inequities that exist. UNICEF is working tirelessly to make sure that every child has the access to the health care and nutrition they need to not only survive, but thrive. , Climate change, Rapid emissions reduction remains the only long term solution, however, because some impacts of climate change are now unavoidable and irreversible, we must immediately save and protect children’s lives by building the resilience of every child and young person to the impacts of this crisis., Learning crisis, Nearly two-thirds of 10-year-olds are estimated to be unable to read and understand a simple text. Without urgent action, this global learning crisis will become a generational catastrophe., Mental health, In every part of the world, poor mental health causes suffering for children and young people. Every child deserves to grow up in loving, nurturing and safe environments.
20 December 2022

What will you and UNICEF do together?

There's no greater legacy than a thriving world., What better way to leave your mark than a partnership that accelerates progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals and builds a more resilient world. When you join with UNICEF, you’re investing in children’s lives, their safety and their development. Investing in children delivers compound interest for the future, because the positive…, Today, partners that join with UNICEF are changing the world, Un niño en un computador Microsoft, Microsoft and UNICEF are working together to expand access to education, giving vulnerable children the support they need to reach their full potential., A masked UNICEF nutrition specialist carrying a malnourished baby in the nutrition rehabilitation center of Dar Naim in Nouakchott. Kimberly-Clark, Kimberly-Clark and UNICEF are improving health, menstrual health, sanitation and early childhood development in several countries, to build a more equitable world for every child., Sebabatso, 18, and and Bianca, 19, hone presentation preparation skills they learned during an internship at Roche Pty Ltd, South Africa SAP SE, UNICEF and SAP have given more than 3 million adolescents new digital skills, to prepare them for better and more meaningful work opportunities., On 29 October 2019, children use their tablet and work with each other at the UNICEF-supported Debate e-Learning Centre in a village on the outskirts of Kassala, the capital of the state of Kassala in Eastern Sudan. Ericsson, Through UNICEF-ITU’s Giga initiative, UNICEF and Ericsson have helped connect over 2 million students across four continents to the internet, for a more digital future., Seema Bishokarma, 15, and her friends walk to school. Pandora, UNICEF and Pandora have helped more than 1.2 million children around the world in leading healthier and safer lives and to fulfil their potential., On October 5th, 2021, David Emanuel Setma Urzia (4 years old) hugs his sister Ana Elizabeth Setma Urzia (1 year old) in the garden of their home in Guatemala City. UNICEF International Council, The UNICEF International Council, a group of philanthropists and partners, have collectively invested over $425 million in UNICEF in order to achieve the SDGs for children., Testimonials, How our partnerships are transforming children's lives A girl stands in the kitchen at her family home. Her family received child-focused social protection and cash assistance for families with children that were affected by the May 2021 escalation in the Gaza Strip. Microsoft “We have been able to focus on the outcome of expanding skilling and…, What will you and UNICEF do together?, If we’re meeting here, it’s likely you share with us a strong desire to have a positive impact on the world. Our experience tells us that we can’t do this alone, and that our combined expertise, as global players, is more valuable than the sum of its parts. That’s why we want to invite you to partner with us. Together, we’ll build an incredible…