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UNICEF CHARITY RUN 2018 LAUNCHES SPECIAL BIB CHARITY BIDDING GOLD MEDALISTS AND ELITE ATHLETES CALL FOR SUPPORT

© UNICEF HK/2018 HONG KONG, 12 September 2018 – Organized by the Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK),the UNICEF Charity Run, the largest road-running charity event in Hong Kong, today called for the public to participate and run for every child in the world. New this year is a mechanism for runners to select […]

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Water under fire

 ©UNICEF/UN067453/Souleiman The role of water in conflicts around the world. When you think of the ways in which wars and conflicts are fought, water wouldn’t immediately come to mind, but in many conflicts, restricting or controlling the access to water can be used as a weapon. It has happened throughout history, across the globe. When […]

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11 key lessons about water, sanitation and hygiene in schools

© UNICEF/UN051120/Khuzaie When children have access to safe water, toilets and soap for handwashing at school, they have a better environment to study, to learn and to realize their full potential. When schools have safe water, toilets and soap for handwashing, children have a healthy learning environment, and girls are more likely to attend when […]

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10 ways UNICEF saves and improves children’s lives around the world

© UNICEF/UN0149885/Dejongh For every child, opportunity Day in and day out, UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places to reach the most vulnerable children and young people. To give them a childhood in which they’re protected, healthy and educated, and the opportunity to fulfil their vast potential. Here are 10 examples of how […]

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STOP CRUELTY AGAINST CHILDREN

Attributable to Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Regional Director in the Middle East and North Africa  “NO Excuses anymore! “Again, many children were reportedly killed and injured today as a school bus was attacked in Sa’ada in northern Yemen. “All of these children are reportedly under the age of 15 years old. “Does the world really need […]

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In South Sudan, off-grid communities turn to solar power for clean water

©UNICEF/UN0221028/Rich How solar-powered water systems are helping children in remote communities like Yambio access clean water in health centres, schools and homes In countries like South Sudan, access to clean water is crucial for survival in the dry season. In the rainy season, clean water helps keep the community safe from diseases like cholera. A solar-powered water system in Yambio has […]