Development
New York, July 19 (JEN): Because the “earliest years” of life are the most crucial, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) published a list of new family-friendly policy recommendations on Friday it says will likely reap “huge” benefits. more
Sudan: ‘Violence must stop’, says UNICEF chief, ‘gravely concerned’ over 19 child deaths since military backlash

New York, June 12 (JEN): At least 19 children have reportedly been killed in Sudan and another 49 injured since a military backlash against protesters began earlier this month, prompting ...

'Huge' stakes, 'daunting' job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference

New York: One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executi ...

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’

New York: The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone& ...

Four million Syrian children have only known war since birth: UNICEF

New York: Half of Syria’s children, that’s four million, have grown up only knowing a life of violence, as the war-battered country enters its eighth year of conflict, the Uni ...

World Children’s Day: Millie Bobby Brown to #GoBlue as new UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

New York, On this World Children’s Day, when kids across the globe unite for their rights, Emmy-Nominated actress Millie Bobby Brown has been named the newest United Nations Childre ...

Fathers are one of the best, yet most underutilized child development resources – UNICEF

New York: As Father’s Day is celebrated across nearly 90 countries this month, UNICEF today launched a new parenting site as part of its ‘Super Dads’ campaign recognizin ...

Donors pledge over $500 million to tackle growing needs in DR Congo; UN warns humanitarian crisis cannot be ignored

New York: The first-ever international conference to help the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) opened at the United Nations Office at Geneva on Friday amid dire warnings of a growin ...

Field teams working 'around the clock' in wake of deadly storm in the Philippines – UNICEF

New York, Dec 27 (Just Earth News): Relief supplies prepositioned by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) are ready for dispatch to areas of Philippines hit by Tropical Storm T ...

Field teams working 'around the clock' in wake of deadly storm in the Philippines – UNICEF

New York, Dec 26 (Just Earth News):  Relief supplies prepositioned by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) are ready for dispatch to areas of Philippines hit by Tropical S ...