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.