Amid mounting concern over a fresh surge in the number of refugees and migrants bound for Europe, UNICEF is adjusting its strategy in support of the response by the authorities and civil society in Greece, where the humanitarian and longer-term needs of more than 22,000 children are growing.
UNICEF expresses alarm at the number of migrant and refugee deaths in the past week in the Central Mediterranean, many of whom were believed to be unaccompanied minors.
By Nicolas Meulders A year ago, violent conflict between ethnic groups in Jeannette’s community forced her to flee her village. Today, she is an active member in her school peace committee. By performing in plays and organizing other awareness-raising activities, Jeannette is using school to help build bridges between discordant groups in her community. “My […]
With 16,478 refugee and migrant children having arrived by sea in Italy in 2015 and more than 5,000 having entered the country already this year, UNICEF and the Government of Italy today announced a new collaboration to improve their care and protection.
Over 300,000 victims including women and children have been affected by the tropical cyclonic storm ‘ROANU’ which has caused landslides and heavy rains in 22 districts of the 25 districts in the country. Eighty-two people had been reported dead and 118 people claimed missing from the resultant landslides in the Kegalle district.
Education Cannot Wait aims to provide 13.6 million children and youth in emergencies and protracted crises with quality education over the next five years ISTANBUL/HONG KONG, 23 May 2016 – Global and national organisations today launch a new fund to better coordinate support for and drive investment in education for children and youth affected by humanitarian emergencies […]
Going to work today I couldn’t help notice the normality of the scene. Parents rushing to get their children to school before the gates close. Yellow buses pulling up with older pupils, most of them excitedly, some a little more reluctantly, heaving their school bags down the stairs. Commuters scurrying into the warren of New York’s subway system, others darting through congested traffic on bikes, or in cars listening to the morning news.
An average of four schools or hospitals are attacked or occupied by armed forces and groups every day – according to UNICEF analysis released ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit.
It would be false to say I didn’t always wish to join the UN system. Growing up in Siraha, in the southern plains of Nepal, I had always longed to travel through the rolling hills and mountains serving my country. The opportunity was presented just after I completed my bachelor’s degree. Following a series of written exams and interviews, I got the opportunity to be part of the UN system in Nepal as a communication trainee at UNICEF.
UNICEF HK China Children’s Week 2016 – Little Artists Big Dreams Drawing Competition (Public Subscription Permit No. 2016/030/1) was held on 13 February 2016. The event has raised HK$7,095 to support UNICEF’s work in China. Please click here to download the full audit report conducted by KPMG.